20 Bible Verses On The Eucharist
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20 Bible Verses On The Eucharist

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The Eucharist is one of the integral portions of the life of every Catholic. Why is it so important? It’s because of the numerous times Jesus has said about receiving his body and blood. In these Bible verses on the eucharist, we get to see twenty such bible verses that will highlight the importance of the Holy Eucharist. The Holy Eucharist is the body and blood of Christ in the form of bread and wine. During the Eucharistic celebration, the main celebrant, which is the priest prays over the substance( bread and wine) to be transformed into the real body and blood of Christ, and that happens in every single eucharistic Celebration. The process of changing the substance is known as ‘ Transubstantiation ‘.

Let’s read about what Jesus has to say in the Gospels and in other books of the Apostles and various letters about his real presence in the Eucharist. These bible verses on the eucharist are selected specifically for you to find out about the relevance of transubstantiation in the Catholic Church. 

 

Bible verse on the Eucharist #1

Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him on the last day. For my flesh is true food, and my blood is true drink. Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood remains in me and I in him. Just as the living Father sent me and I have life because of the Father, so also the one who feeds on me will have life because of me. John 6:54-57

Bible Verse On The Eucharist #2

For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the death of the Lord until he comes. 1 Corinthians 11:26

Bible Verse On the Eucharist #3

They devoted themselves to the teaching of the apostles and to the communal life, to the breaking of the bread and to the prayers. Awe came upon everyone, and many wonders and signs were done through the apostles. Acts 2:42-43

bible verse on the eucharist #4

Because the loaf of bread is one, we, though many, are one body, for we all partake of the one loaf. 1 Corinthians 10:17

bible verse on the Eucharist #5

 I am the bread of life. Your ancestors ate the manna in the desert, but they died; this is the bread that comes down from heaven so that one may eat it and not die. John 6:48-50

Bible Verse on the Eucharist #6

Now on the first day of Unleavened Bread, the disciples came to Jesus and asked, “Where do You want us to prepare for You to eat the Passover?” And He said, “Go into the city to a certain man, and say to him, ‘The Teacher says, “My time is near; I am to keep the Passover at your house with My disciples.”’” The disciples did as Jesus had directed them, and they prepared the Passover.

Matthew 26:17-30

Bible Verse on the Eucharist #7

While they were eating, He took some bread, and after a blessing, He broke it, and gave it to them, and said, “Take it; this is My body.” And when He had taken a cup and given thanks, He gave it to them, and they all drank from it. And He said to them, “This is My blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many. Mark 14: 22-24

Bible Verse on the Eucharist #8

Then you will begin to say, ‘We ate and drank in Your presence, and You taught in our streets’ Luke 13:26

Bible Verse on the Eucharist #9

And when He had taken some bread and given thanks, He broke it and gave it to them, saying, “This is My body which is given for you; do this in remembrance of Me.” And in the same way, He took the cup after they had eaten, saying, “This cup which is poured out for you is the new covenant in My blood. Luke22:19-20

Bible Verse on the Eucharist #10

Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life; he who comes to Me will not hunger, and he who believes in Me will never thirst.

John 6:35

Bible Verse on the Eucharist #11

I am the living bread that came down out of heaven; if anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever; and the bread also which I will give for the life of the world is My flesh.” John 6:51

Bible Verse on the Eucharist #12

So Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink His blood, you have no life in yourselves. He who eats My flesh and drinks My blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day. For My flesh is true food, and My blood is true drink. John 6:53-57

Bible Verse on the Eucharist #13

Now before the Feast of the Passover, Jesus knowing that His hour had come that He would depart out of this world to the Father, having loved His own who were in the world, He loved them to the end. During supper, the devil having already put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon, to betray Him, Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into His hands and that He had come forth from God and was going back to God. John 13:1-4

Bible Verse on the Eucharist #14

They were continually devoting themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread, and to prayer.

Acts 2:42

Bible Verse on the Eucharist #15

Day by day continuing with one mind in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, they were taking their meals together with gladness and sincerity of heart, praising God and having favor with all the people. And the Lord was adding to their number day by day those who were being saved. Acts 2:46-47

Bible Verse on the Eucharist #16

On the first day of the week, when we were gathered together to break bread, Paul began talking to them, intending to leave the next day, and he prolonged his message until midnight. Acts 20:7

Bible Verse on the Eucharist #17

Is not the cup of blessing which we bless a sharing in the blood of Christ? Is not the bread which we break a sharing in the body of Christ? Since there is one bread, we who are many are one body; for we all partake of the one bread. 1 Corinthians 10:16-17

Bible Verse on the Eucharist #18

You cannot drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of demons; you cannot partake of the table of the Lord and the table of demons. Or do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? We are not stronger than He, are we? 1 Corinthians 10:21-22

Bible Verse on the Eucharist #19

Therefore when you meet together, it is not to eat the Lord’s Supper, for in your eating each one takes his own supper first; and one is hungry and another is drunk. What! Do you not have houses in which to eat and drink? Or do you despise the church of God and shame those who have nothing? What shall I say to you? Shall I praise you? In this, I will not praise you. 1 Corinthians 11: 22-34

Bible Verse on the Eucharist #20

Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13

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