For This Cause

For This Cause

Is he a king or not? Pilate wanted to know, but Jesus hadn’t really given him a straight answer. If he is a king, even a wannabe king, one of those messiahs the Jewish rabble is always talking about, he’s Read the rest

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A New Covenant Ordinance

A New Covenant Ordinance

I’m confident that 90 percent of my Lord’s Supper experiences as a child and youth were positive ones. Based on the family I grew up in, the folks in our local church, and the men who served us as pastors, Read the rest

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Memories and Yearning

Memories and Yearning

The year 2018 is my 52nd time observing the Lord’s Supper. Surely this qualifies for “often” (1 Corinthians 11:25, 26), as did the high priest’s entering the holy place every year (Hebrews 9:25). Settings for the Supper have been in Read the rest

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Of Bread and Brethren

Of Bread and Brethren

“Till we meet at Jesus’ feet . . . God be with you till we meet again,” the voices echo in the church’s vestibule. These words often have a difficult time escaping my mouth. Now tears creep into my eyes Read the rest

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The Last Miracle

The Last Miracle

Unlike Jesus’ first miracle when, astonishingly, He changed many large jars of water into wine, or unlike some of the succeeding miracles and signs He performed before His followers, Jesus’ last miracle may seem small by comparison. Yet it is Read the rest

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A Memorial Service

A Memorial Service

As I reflect on the upcoming Lord’s Supper service, I wonder what Jesus was thinking the night of the first Lord’s Supper. How was He feeling, knowing that within a few hours, He would be betrayed by Judas, denied by Read the rest

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Why We Love Lord's Supper

Why We Love Lord’s Supper

Elder Morrow: When I began participating in Lord’s Supper as a teenager, it was something I did because I read in the Bible that I should. It was purely an act of obedience with little regard for significance. Sometime Read the rest

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Lord’s Supper Memories

Lord’s Supper Memories

I have always considered the Lord’s Supper service to be a solemn occasion. It is a remembrance of the death of our Lord Jesus Christ by which we are saved. The bread we eat represents His broken body, and the Read the rest

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He Makes Me Worthy

He Makes Me Worthy

I have observed the Lord’s Supper/Passover for several decades, and it becomes more meaningful each year. For me, it is a solemn memorial service and a joyful rededication and relationship renewal with my brothers and sisters.

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Preparing for Supper

Preparing for Supper

We have sat together at the Lord’s table and heard the old, old story of Jesus and His love forty-five times. As with the weekly Sabbath, preparation is the key to receiving the most from the service. We refresh our Read the rest

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