In the end, the method in which we eat of the bread and drink of the cup – i.e., whether we tear open these small packages or have them served to us in trays – is not important in the sight of God as far as worship is concerned. What is important is that we follow Jesus’ directive to give thanks for unleavened bread and the fruit of the vine and partake of them “in remembrance of Me” (1 Cor. 11:24-25).… Read More My Thoughts on the Lord’s Supper (3)
Topics: baptism of John, Christ “shedding” his blood, suicide, fallen angels, same-sex marriage, 1 Peter 3:21’s baptism The latest Bible Questions & Answers session where I preach was held on Sunday night, October 26, 2014, at 6 pm. Here is a link to the recording of that session. Below are my written answers to each… Read More October Bible Questions & Answers
These questions deal with positive relationships with brethren, whether heaven is a physical place, whether those in heaven will feel sorrow for those in hell, whether war is sinful, the law Gentiles were under during the Old Testament, whether Christians can serve alcohol to others, what Bible translations to use, whether women should cover their heads during worship, whether it’s sinful to eat in a church building, the scriptural definition of adultery, if unrepentant homosexuals will be saved, and if one will be saved outside of the Lord’s church… Read More Bible Questions & Answers – September 28, 2014
This editorial by David Pharr, published in the March/April 2013 issue of the Carolina Messenger, gives some good pointers to remember about the Lord’s Supper. Editor’s Page, March/April 2013 Issue – David R. Pharr.
Each week, those called by the gospel into God’s kingdom (1 Thess. 2:12; 2 Thess. 2:14) gather together to partake of communion (Acts 2:42; 1 Cor. 10:16-17; 11:23-28). We do this each Sunday because our Lord, while instituting his Supper, spoke of not partaking of it with his disciples again “until that day” when the… Read More Communion: The LORD’S Supper, Not Ours
Since I started this blog a few weeks ago, I’ve had some really good questions pop up in the comments to my various articles and in private e-mails to me. These questions are legitimate and deserve a biblical, logical answer (1 Pet. 3:15). That’s why I started a “Questions” category in my blog a few… Read More Questions: Does “Breaking Bread” Refer Solely To Communion? Does “For As Often As You Eat This Bread And Drink This Cup” Allow Personal Judgment As To The Frequency Of Observing Communion?
Sunday is a very special day for those in the Lord’s church. It is the first day of the week. It is also the day we assemble together to worship our God in spirit and truth (John 4:24) and encourage each other to love and good deeds (Heb. 10:24-25). However, it is also the day… Read More Should Christians Partake Of Communion Every Sunday?