Category Archives: Lord’s Supper

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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Take Eat, Take Drink: Reflections on the Lord’s Supper

When I administered the Lord’s Supper (Eucharist) today, I began with the words of institution from 1 Corinthians 11:23ff. I went on to fence (a practice some might disagree with) the Lord’s Table by encouraging only those who have made a credible profession … Continue reading

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On the Sacraments: Different Administration but Same Substance

Sacraments may simply be defined as visible signs and seals of spiritual graces.  I hold, with the Reformed tradition,  that there are only two sacraments: baptism and the Lord’s Supper, whose Old Testaments counterparts are circumcision and the Lord’s Supper. … Continue reading

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John Piper transcends Baptists’ Dualism in What Happens at the Lord’s Table

Traditionally, Baptists tend to be memorialist when it comes to what happens in the partaking of the Lord’s Supper, despite the rich understanding of the Lord’s Supper in the Second London Baptist Confession of 1689 (Reformed Baptists, at least). However, … Continue reading

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What really happens in the Lord’s Supper

Regular readers of this blog would know how passionate I am about weekly observance of the Lord’s Supper (Eucharist, Lord’s Table, Holy Communion). I’m all for a weekly celebration and observance of the Supper because of what I believe happens … Continue reading

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