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The Cup at the Table — Part 4

The work that we have done so far on “cup” suggests that it is one-sided, only referring to the wrath of God (cp. also Hab 2.16; Pss 11.6; 75.8; and Lam 4.21). There are a few other references that we … Continue reading

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The Cup at the Table — Part 3

In the last post we saw some of the symbolism of wine in the Bible. Yet the Lord’s Supper passages never directly mention it. Jesus calls it the “fruit of the vine” or simply “the cup.” What is His point? … Continue reading

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The Cup at the Table — Part 2

The probability that Jesus used wine at the Passover is nearly 100%. The appropriate drink for celebrations was wine, and Passover is to Israel what July 4th is to Americans, the celebration of freedom. Speaking to a Messianic Jew in … Continue reading

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