Jesus’ breakfast on the beach is a liturgy. At this meal, Jesus renews fellowship with Peter, and re-incorporates him into the company of apostles. Though Peter was estranged from Jesus because of his sin, Jesus forgives him and signifies His forgiveness by sharing a meal. That’s what happens at the Lord’s table. We talk about […]
We are taught in scripture to be like little children in the way we receive the gospel (Matt 18:43), and are also cautioned to not be like children in our understanding (1 Cor 14:20). We (the grown ups) struggle with this. We make receiving the gospel portrayed in Bread and Wine a reward for understanding […]
What is the status of baptized children when it comes to the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper? Are they to be treated the same as unbelievers and kept from the table until they can profess certain things about Christ or about the bread and the wine? Do they exist in something of a third category, somewhere […]
The difference between the table of the Lord and all other tables is this: At all other tables, the food we eat is continuously transformed into us. In our eating and drinking at the Lord’s table, we are continuously transformed in to Him – true food.