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The Lord"s Supper is a Celebration of Grace

What the Bible Teaches about Communion

by Gordon J. Keddie

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Published by Evangelical Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity,
  • Christianity - General,
  • Christianity - History - Protestant,
  • Religion - Church History

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    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages96
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    Open LibraryOL8281239M
    ISBN 100852344252
    ISBN 109780852344255
    OCLC/WorldCa45904790

    Bible verses related to The Lords Supper from the King James Version (KJV) by Relevance - Sort By Book Order 1 Corinthians - For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink this cup, ye do shew the Lord's death till he come. The Lord's Supper Some Information Regarding the Celebration of the Lord's Supper At Evangelical Reformed Church, we celebrate the Lord's Supper every week. It is a "means of grace," that is, like God's Word, it is a means by which God strengthens and encourages the believer's faith.

    The Lord’s Supper enacts and seals what the Word proclaims: God’s sustaining grace offered to all people. The Lord’s Supper is at once God’s gift of grace, God’s means of grace, and God’s call to respond to that grace. Through the Lord’s Supper, Jesus Christ nourishes us in righteousness, faithfulness, and discipleship. In what way can we consider the Lord's Supper more than just a memorial service but a means of grace? In this impressive new study, Richard Barcellos shows that the Lord's Supper is a means of grace because of what the Holy Spirit does in the souls of believers when local churches partake of it.

    This celebration between the Lord and the 12 did not occur at Passover, but the evening before, because the Lord was crucified on Passover. Just because members of the body of Christ were keeping this celebration during the Acts transition (1 Co. ), does not mean it carried over into the grace dispensation. + In fact Paul rebukes the.   There are many differences in the way various Christian traditions understand and celebrate the Lord’s Supper, but at the core is a basic unity in celebrating God’s redemption in the past, the present, and the future. We see all three of these elements in the Apostle Paul’s explanation of the Lord’s Supper in 1 Corinthians –


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The Lord's Supper is a Celebration of Grace: What the Bible Teaches about Communion Paperback – November 1, by Gordon J. Keddie (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $/5(1). The study is divided under four headings – 1. The terminology connected to the Lord’s Supper in the New Testament. The Biblical data that supports the Lord’s Supper as a means of grace.

The confessional formulation of the Lord’s Supper as a means of grace in the reformed tradition and 4. Final Thoughts/5(25). Richard Barcellos new book, The Lords Supper as a Means of Grace: More than a Memory, is one of them.

Writing in an incredibly clear, straightforward style (unlike so many other theological works these days), Barcellos spells out exactly what his aims are in this book: to demonstrate how the sacrament of the Lords Supper is a means of grace to /5.

The Lord’s Supper is a wonderful entryway to that larger category of “corporate piety,” and Rich Barcellos’ new book, The Lord’s Supper as a Means of Grace, provides a solid exposition of the Bible’s doctrine of the Lord’s Supper. Barcellos approaches this topic as a confessional Reformed Baptist, though his work will be useful to.

The greatest strength of Dr. Barcellos’ book is his exegetical demonstration that the Supper is so much more than a memorial; it is a God-given way for the actual experience of, a participation in, a true, real, spiritual“eating” of the glorified Christ, with the result of a true increase of Brand: Barcellos, Richard C.

I have been eager to read Richard Barcellos’ book The Lord’s Supper as a Means of Grace: More Than a Memory for a number of years. It’s a pity it took me this long to get around to it, because I found it a great benefit to my own understanding of the Lord’s Supper and even a.

Purchase here. Chapter 6 Final Thoughts In the first chapter of this study, it was noted that the specific focus of this book is to show how the Lord’s Supper is a means of grace and, therefore, more than a memory.

I have argued that the Lord’s Supper is a means of grace because of what the Holy Spirit does in the souls of believers when local churches partake of it.

First Corinthians chap and we come this morning to verses 17 to First Corinthians to Now, this is a very critical part of the New Testament because it deals with the celebration. Grace comes from our Father, through the Son, by the Spirit ordinarily in conjunction with the ordinary means (i.e., the Word of God, prayer, baptism, and the Lord’s Supper).

The text that I think best illustrates that the Lord’s Supper is a means of grace is 1 Corinthians For the protestant Church, Baptism and The Lord's Supper have been regarded as the two Christ-given ordinances for churches to practice throughout the ages.

Richard Barcellos, a Reformed Baptist, does a great service to Christians seeking to gain further clarity on the Lord's Supper, particularly as a means of grace.

--The Lords Supper is a reminder of the leading truths of the gospel: (1) Salvation, like this bread, is the gift of Gods love.

(2) We are reminded of the life of Christ --all he was and did and said. (3) We are reminded, as by the passover, of the grievous bondage of sin from which Christ redeems us. The Lord’s Supper is an effective reminder that we need to be careful to maintain good relations with our fellow saints because all of us share in the same glorious grace and forgiveness of Christ.

That is an awesome reason for participating in the bread and cup of communion with the saints of God. But let a man examine himself, and so let him eat of the bread and drink of the cup. For he who eats and drinks in an unworthy manner eats and drinks judgment to himself, not discerning the Lord’s body.” 1 Corinthians The Lord’s Supper: Remembrance of Jesus.

The Lord’s Supper is a testimony. In The Lord’s Supper: Answers to Common Questions, Dr. Keith A. Mathison walks through these questions and several others to help us better understand this sacrament. Far from being an empty ritual, the Lord’s Supper is a means of grace, a source of spiritual nourishment, and true communion with Christ and His church.

The Lord’s Supper is a reminder of what Jesus did in the past, a symbol of our present relationship with him and a promise of what he will do in the future. Let’s examine these three aspects. The bread and wine are memorials of Jesus’ death on the cross (Luke ; 1 Corinthians ).

In keeping with the instruction of the Apostle Paul regarding the importance of self-examination before partaking in the Lord’s Supper (1 Corinthians ), as well as with the way the Lord Jesus instituted the Lord’s Supper, by giving thanks before passing out the bread and the cup (Luke19), the leader should encourage the members.

Some Practical Applications of the Fact That the Lord’s Supper Is a Means of Grace. In this, the final section of this short paper on the “Lord’s Supper as a Means of Grace,” we propose to discuss briefly various items in relation to the Supper and our celebration of it.

First consider the communion hymns found in our hymnals. Finally, if you’re an adult born again believer from another church or Christian tradition, rest assured that our practice of the Lord’s Supper is a celebration of our unity together as the body of Christ and we welcome you to celebrate Him together with us.

Luke had already emphasized the corporate nature of the church in the book of Acts (Acts ; ; ). There is an emphasis on the gathering of the church in one place. Paul emphasizes this in 1 Cor.18, 20, The Lord’s Supper is a celebration of the body of Christ, by the body of Christ, within the assembled body of Christ.

Ø The Lord's Supper is not an end in itself, but also points beyond itself to celebrate God's grace and covenant faithfulness. Ø The Lord's Supper is a sign of a relationship that is covenantal, not contractual. It is based on God's gracious promises to us.

Ø The Lord's Supper is deeply personal, but never private. In this way, the Lord’s Supper is a powerful pathway for deepening and sustaining the Christian life. “Participation in the Lord’s Supper,” writes Wayne Grudem, is. very clearly a means of grace which the Holy Spirit uses to bring blessing to his church.Lord's Supper As A Means Of Grace 1.

Names of This Sacrament. Names by which this Sacrament is known are derived partly from Scripture (Breaking of Bread, Matthew and 1 Corinthians ; Holy Communion, 1 Corinthians –17; Lord’s Table, 1 Corinthians ; Lord’s Supper, 1 Corinthians ; Eucharist [from Greek eucharistesas, “when He had given thanks”], 1 Corinthians.The Lord’s Supper is a meal that makes us.

As we receive the bread and wine week by week (or month by month), we taste and see that the Lord is good, and we are nourished as we commune with him.