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COMMUNION COVENANT

And Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine, and he was the priest of the most high God. Genesis 14:18... The first type of communion mentioned in the Bible is when Abram returned from a huge victory over his enemies. Melchizedek came and they shared communion after this great victory. In verse 20 of this same passage it states that Abram gave a tithe of all to Melchizedek. The fact that Melchizedek was a king and priest is interesting that He was a foreshadowing of Messiah and the covenant available with Him. Abram`understood His covenant with God and knew that the covenant he had with God was the reason he enjoyed this great victory. In response He shared the increase with the king and priest,the type of Jesus. We also should always remember where our victories come from and in like fashion share the increase. This first type of communion shows us that when God blesses us, we should remember to bless Him and His. Sharing your spoils in victory is a great way to say t…