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What is really present in the Lord’s Supper?

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

I teach a university class on doctrine, and while it is a Lutheran university, the majority of the student body is not Lutheran.  This leads to some interesting challenges.  One of the greatest challenges comes in teaching about the Lord’s Supper.  After all, I often have students from across the theological spectrum, including some non-Christians.  […]

The Foretaste of the Feast to Come

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Feasting and the imagery of meals are common in the Bible.  These are used to show that the people are in relationship and fellowship with God.  This is why the Old Testament Covenants were concluded with meals.  This is why so many of the Old Testament sacrifices also included a meal.  Likewise, the New Testament […]

Holy Communion

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

When we call the Lord’s Supper, “Holy Communion,” what do we mean?  The “Holy” part should be the most obvious, but in particular, what do we mean by “Communion”?  Communion most simply means to come into union with another.  So, we are talking about how this Sacrament brings us into union, but with whom?  Is […]

Your Passover Lamb

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Jesus came to be the true Lamb of God sacrificed to protect us from the Destroyer and thus fulfill the Passover.  However, He also fulfilled the Passover not only as the true Lamb of God, but also fulfilled it in the Lord’s Supper. The celebration of the Passover required 5 elements.   First there was the […]

The Passover Lamb and the Lord’s Supper

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

What does the Lord’s Supper have to do with the Old Testament Passover?  Some will argue that they have nothing in common.  Others will say that the Lord’s Supper is intricately tied to the Passover and you cannot have one without the other.  So, are they related or not? First of all, Jesus Himself connected […]