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Genesis 3

I was amazed one day in class when my professor pointed us to Genesis 3 to think about the Lord’s Supper. I had never thought about any connections there. But he quoted the only comment I can find in any … Continue reading

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Blood on the Table—Part 8

In the previous post we explored the effect of the blood of Christ in accomplishing reconciliation. In this post we must apply these ideas to the Lord’s Supper. When we take the cup at the Supper, we are celebrating the … 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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Grace at the Table with the Body of Christ — Part 3

One common approach to Paul’s instructions in 1 Corinthians 11 is to urge people to examine their lives for sin that might disqualify them from eating the Supper, for “whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord … Continue reading

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Grace at the Prophet’s Table at the Turn of the Times — Part 3

The purpose of these initial studies is to present ways of preaching or teaching the Lord’s Supper passages without being simply repetitive, and to preach them reflecting the messages of the various books in which they occur. So, how about … Continue reading

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Grace at the King’s Table — Part 2

If Matthew emphasizes the kingship of Jesus in his book, then how should we read his account of the Lord’s Supper? Two issues rise immediately to mind. First, throughout the Bible, kingship is not really about power. It is more … Continue reading

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