His actions transcend time, which is part of creation. A United Methodist minister consecrates the elements This affirmation of real presence can be seen clearly illustrated in the language of the United Methodist Eucharistic Liturgy  where, in the epiclesis of the Great Thanksgiving, the celebrating minister prays over the elements: Pour out your Holy Spirit on us gathered here, and on these gifts of bread and wine.
At the same time, the "accidents" or appearances of bread and wine remain. If, however, the word rock in this passage is stripped of all that is material, it may be understood in a spiritual sense, because the Apostle himself is speaking of that "spiritual rock" petra spiritaliswhich in the Person of the Word in an invisible manner ever accompanied the Israelites in their journeyings and supplied them with a spiritual fountain of waters.
Suffice it to say that, besides the Didache ix, x, xivthe most ancient Fathers, as Ignatius Ad.
The central act of the Church is the celebration of the Eucharist; the individual believers are sustained as members of the Church, members of the Mystical Body of Christ, through their reception of the Body of Christ in the Eucharist.
Christ, according to his promise, is really present in the sacrament. It stands to reason that the latter assertion is nothing more than a wholly unwarrantable conjecture, which may be passed over as gratuitously as it was advanced.
His blood was spilled to wash away our sins.