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Blood on the Table—Part 9

We celebrate the rich blessings that flow from the sacrifice as we partake in the Lord’s Supper. The cup is especially brimming with God’s goodness. So far we have seen His justification, propitiation, and reconciliation attached to the shedding of … Continue reading

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Blood on the Table—Part 5

What, then, are we to do with the ideas we’ve been discussing? Does “propitiation” relate only to removing God’s wrath, or only to purification of pollution? Was Dodd right, or was Morris? My point of view is that both are … Continue reading

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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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