Category Archives: Communion

Miroslav Volf on Trinitarian Communion

“Because the Christian God is not a lonely God, but rather a communion of three persons, faith leads human beings into the divine communio. One cannot, however, have a self-enclosed communion with the Triune God- a “foursome,” as it were– … Continue reading

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The Preached Word without the Lord’s Supper?

Every time I leave worship on a Sunday–heard the Word preached, engaged in worshipful singing and fellowship, but no celebration of the Lord’s Supper (Holy Communion)–something always seems to be missing.  It is as if my gathered worship with other … Continue reading

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Another Argument for Weekly Holy Communion

A few months back, I argued for weekly Holy Communion in this post.  Well, I want to take another stab at it, but from a slightly different angle. It’s a simple argument: since the eating of the bread and drinking … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Improve Our Observance of the Lord’s Supper

In Taking God Seriously (see my review here) noted theologian J.I. Packer has a chapter titled “Taking the Lord’s Supper Seriously.”  After saying things like “we are really more interested in the sermon than in the sacrament” and “We feel … Continue reading

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