Lord’s Day 28

Wes Bredenhof

Christ commands us to celebrate the Lord’s Supper

  1. Christ’s promises in the Lord’s Supper
  2. Our participation in the Lord’s Supper

Scripture reading:  Matthew 26:17-30

At the Lord’s Supper a focussed faith is a strengthened faith

We’ll consider faith and:

  1. What it sees in the elements of bread and wine
  2. What it observes in the offering of these elements
  3. What it appropriates in the possession of these elements

Scripture reading: John 6:25-59

Reuben Bredenhof

Christ gives his believers a better feast

  1. We are delivered from sin
  2. We are saved by blood
  3. We are rescued to worship

Scripture readings: Exodus 12:1-13, 1 Peter 1:13-21

At the Lord’s Supper we have communion with Christ:

  1. By believing in him
  2. We are united to him

Scripture reading: 1 Corinthians 10:1-22

Jeremy Segstro

The Lord’s Supper is communion

  1. It is a communion with the past
  2. It is a communion with God
  3. It is a communion with each other

Scripture reading: Luke 22:14-30

C. Stam

The confession concerning the rich communion with Christ at the Lord’s Supper

  1. The command to communion
  2. The possibility of communion
  3. The activity in communion

Scripture reading: 1 John 2:28-3:10

G. VanPopta

Christ calls us to celebrate his supper in remembrance of him, and so to have communion with him and with one another

  1. The call of our Lord Jesus Christ
  2. Communion with Jesus Christ
  3. Communion with the congregation

Scripture readings: John 6:32-59, 1 Corinthians 10:14-17, 11:17-26

The Lord’s Supper focuses our faith on the one sacrifice of Christ on the cross

  1. We commemorate the death of Christ
  2. We communicate with the risen Christ
  3. We proclaim our salvation in Christ

Scripture readings: Exodus 12:1-14, Luke 22:7-20

C. Bouwman

Christ nourishes our souls richly at his table

  1. The message of this nourishment
  2. The manner of this nourishment
  3. The mandate in this nourishment

Scripture readings: Matthew 26:17-30, Exodus 12:1-14

At his table our Lord assures us that he has established a warm relation between him and us

  1. The assurance comes through remembering
  2. The assurance involves certainty

Arthur VanDelden

Holy Supper assures us of the mutual communion between Christ and us

  1. Christ becomes one with us
  2. We become one with Christ

B. Holwerda

The Holy Spirit and the Holy Supper

The Holy Spirit uses this instrument:

  1. On the basis of faith
  2. For confirmation in the faith
  3. For the fellowship of faiths

Scripture reading: Hebrews 10:19-39

K. Dijk

Proclaim the death of the Lord

  1. What do we proclaim?
  2. How do we proclaim it?

R.H. Bremmer

Christ’s church gives account of herself out of what she receives in the Lord’s Supper

  1. Christ himself has instituted it
  2. We exercise fellowship therein with him
  3. It points also to his return

Scripture reading: Luke 14:15-24