The Lord’s Supper: Remembering and Responding

In our celebration of the Lord's Supper, our primary focus is on what Jesus Christ, our Saviour,has done for us. This is the "there and then" part of the Lord's Supper. We remember His death for us. We think of Him. we give thanks to Him.There is also a secondary focus of attention. It's the …

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Baptism and the Lord’s Supper

The sacraments of baptism and the Lord's Supper - What place do they have within the total context of the Christian life? What part do they play within the total purpose of God for our lives?The sacraments are signposts. They point us to the Lord Jesus Christ, our Saviour. When you see a signpost marked, …

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Coming to the Lord’s Table: Hosea 14:1-9; Hosea 6:1-3; Mark 2:1-22

Hosea 14:1-9; Hosea 6:1-3; Mark 2:1-22 We begin our approach to the Lord's Table with words which are found in both Hosea 14:1 and Hosea 14:2 - "Return to the Lord." To those who return to Him, God gives wonderful promises: (a) "I will love them freely" (Hosea 14:4); (b) "I will heal their backsliding" …

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The Lord’s Supper – Commemoration and Communion

* We remember the Lord's death for us. We rejoice in His continuing presence with us. * We remember the crucified Christ. We commune with the risen Christ. In the death and resurrection of Christ, there is forgiveness for the past, victory in the present and hope for the future. This is the Good News …

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