What Happened to Communion?

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The sacrament of communion was given to us by God as a means of His grace. In the Lord’s Supper, Jesus is really and spiritually present to minister to us. We are confirmed in the faith and in all the benefits of Christ’s death. We are nourished, sustained, and strengthened through receiving the bread and the cup. In other words, the Table is for our assurance and for our growth in the faith. Sadly, this is not how communion is typically talked about in the church. What happened? Why is it not talked about this way? In today’s episode Jon and Justin have a theological, historical, and biblical conversation about communion as a means of grace.

Semper Reformanda: Jon and Justin discuss Reformed worship–and communion as a part of that. In addition, the guys give some thoughts regarding churches that do not observe communion regularly.

Resources:
Our episode on “What Happened to Baptism?”
Our episode on “The Resting Heart Rate of the Christian Life”
Ask Theocast on “What Are the Means of Grace?”
1689 LBC 30.1
“Truth We Can Touch” by Tim Chester
Barcellos’s book on the Lord’s Supper

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