The Lord’s Supper is a meal with a unique vantage point. Christians look at three realities and are spiritually nourished in each. From Guy Prentiss Waters: The Lord’s Supper, therefore, always and simultaneously points in two directions, backward and forward. It points backward to the finished work of Christ on the cross. The Supper, in …

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 30 80. Q. What difference is there between the Lord’s Supper and the papal Mass? A. The Lord’s Supper testifies to us that we have compete forgiveness of all our sins through the one sacrifice of Jesus Christ which he himself has accomplished on the cross once for all; (and …

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 28 75. Q. How are you reminded and assured in the Holy Supper that you participate in the one sacrifice of Christ on the cross and in all his benefits? A. In this way: Christ has commanded me and all believers to eat of this broken bread, and to drink …

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