Even More on Weekly Communion

“…the Supper actually affects us. We partake of Christ and all his benefits, spiritually, in the heavenly places. We don’t just remember Christ and what he did for us. The Supper is a sign of Christian unity. Is it any coincidence that churches which celebrate the Supper infrequently split apart frequently?”

Reformed Liturgical Institute

This will probably become another page of resources.  Why?  Mainly, because the Reformed world has tended to devalue the sacraments and focus more on preaching.  We don’t want to denigrate preaching at all, but we think the Supper and Baptism are both means of grace as well.  Secondly, the Supper actually affects us.  We partake of Christ and all his benefits, spiritually, in the heavenly places.  We don’t just remember Christ and what he did for us.  The Supper is a sign of Christian unity.  Is it any coincidence that churches which celebrate the Supper infrequently split apart frequently?  “In fact, it is not beyond possibility that the infrequent observance and corresponding devaluing of this sacrament has contributed to the ongoing division and strife in the modern church.” (Mathison, Given For You, pg. 295).

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