The Powerful Benefits of Communion

What benefits should you expect to receive when you celebrate the Lord's Supper? 1 . Right reception of the Lord’s Supper has a “humbling” effect on the soul. The bread and wine serve as emblems of Christ’s body and blood and remind us of how sinful sin must be! 2 . Right reception of the … Continue reading The Powerful Benefits of Communion

When You Come Together

The Apostle Paul in 1 Corinthians 11 teaches us what not to do and what to do "when we come together" (1 Corinthians 11:18,20). We are not to sow the seeds of division in the body of Christ. We are to celebrate regularly Communion... the Lord's Supper... the Eucharist in our local assembly of believers. … Continue reading When You Come Together

Three Benefits of Taking the Lord’s Supper from John Calvin

Here, then, is the singular comfort that we derive from the Supper. It directs and leads us to the cross of Jesus Christ and to his resurrection, to certify us that whatever iniquity there may be in us, the Lord nevertheless recognizes and accepts us as righteous—whatever materials of death may be in us, he … Continue reading Three Benefits of Taking the Lord’s Supper from John Calvin

Wednesday Vespers – When the Spirit Comes with Power

Some of you have asked what do you do in a vespers service. Well, there are many things you can do, but we do five things together in Wednesday vespers together: We sing a hymn and offer worship to the Lord. We read a Psalm and offer prayers of praise to the Lord based upon … Continue reading Wednesday Vespers – When the Spirit Comes with Power

Worship & The Power of Our Bodies

In our fear of substituting substance for show, evangelical Christians have often ignored the power of our bodies. Kneeling, lying prostrate on the floor, or standing with hands uplifted in prayer can all be physical expressions of true postures of prayer – humility, brokenness and receptivity. Raising our hands in worship can be flamboyant, self-promoting … Continue reading Worship & The Power of Our Bodies