“…In Remembrance Of Me”, Mike Riley

The Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt stands as a monument and memorial to the pride of Pharaoh Khufu. The pyramid’s base covers 13 acres. It is estimated to contain 2 to 2.8 million blocks of stone, each weighing from 2 to 15 tons. Some 100,000 slaves spent 20 years in its construction. How unlike the memorial Jesus instituted for His death. Instead of being located in a far off place that most will never see, it is always near. Instead of requiring tons of stone susceptible to erosion, it simply requires unleavened bread and the fruit of the vine (Matthew 26:26-29). Instead of thousands of men laboring years to build, it is commemorated by millions of men and women all over the world each Lord’s Day (i.e., Acts 20:7; cf. Acts 2:41-42). Continue reading ““…In Remembrance Of Me”, Mike Riley”