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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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It’s a Covenant Meal

Meals play a significant role in Scripture.  They often point to fellowship, friendship, union, acceptance, favor, and covenant.  Take for example, the meal between Abimelech and Isaac, which was to honor their truce and establish a treaty of peace, in Genesis 26:26-31.  … Continue reading

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