Category Archives: Sacraments

Westminster Confession of Faith: Chapter 27, Of the Sacraments

Chapter 27, Of the Sacraments: “Sacraments are holy signs and seals of the covenant of grace,[1]       immediately instituted by God,[2]               to represent Christ, and His benefits;         … Continue reading

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Why were Infants circumcised?

In the Old Testament, infants were to be circumcised because they were members of the covenant between God and his people Israel.  Circumcision was the sign of this covenant: 9 God also said to Abraham, “As for you, you and your … Continue reading

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Revisiting our Observance of the Lord’s Supper

Yet another post on our observance of the Lord’s Supper.  Why? It’s a means of grace that God’s people should be benefiting from each time it is celebrated (whatever we choose to call it – Eucharist, Holy Communion, etc). Question: … Continue reading

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Sacraments or Ordinances?

“Sacraments” was a term I rejected because of its association with the Roman Catholic Church.  Like many in the Protestant world I was more comfortable with the term “ordinances.” With the term “ordinances” baptism and the Lord’s Supper were viewed … Continue reading

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