Category Archives: Passover

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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Notes on the Passover

As I was reading through Matthew’s Gospel once again, this time, toward the end, one verse really stood out to me, 26:2: When Jesus had finished saying all these things, he said to his disciples, “As you know, the Passover is … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Lord’s Supper: Remembering and Proclaiming Christ Until He Comes, eds. Schreiner & Crawford

Hardcover: 432 pages Publisher: B&H Academic (January 1, 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 0805447571 Amazon.com B&H Academic   With many thanks to Jim Baird and the kind folks at B&H Academic for this review copy of The Lord’s Supper: Remembering and … Continue reading

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The Passover Lamb had to be Male…

Bryan L doesn’t think so.  Nick thinks so. Now let me offer two compelling reasons why the Passover lamb had to be male: 1. Jesus the Antitype was Male: Get rid of the old yeast, so that you may be … Continue reading

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