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 thank you to God for His covenant blessings on your life...
"She's the very Tree of Life to those who embrace her. Hold her tight-and be blessed!" Proverbs 3:18(TheMessage) Our inheritance from Abba includes the gift of wisdom, which will restore to us what was lost through the fall. When Adam & Eve sinned they were expelled from Paradise so they wouldn't eat from the Tree of Life & live forever in their sin. Then He placed a huge fiery revolving sword and stationed a angel to guard the entrance. The good news is through the victory of Yeshua at the cross and the resurrection, the angel and the sword have been removed and we are free to eat from the Tree of Life! In the spirit of wisdom and understanding we grasp that to embrace her(wisdom), there is a cleaving to that opens our heart to understand that He(Yeshua) IS the source of all wisdom. When we cleave to Him we are embracing the Tree of Life, getting back what was lost! We are the Bride, the overcomers who remember their first love, the living flames of love who
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