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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The Lord’s Supper is not solely a reference to a past event. It is an experience of the present work of God. It is an anticipation of the completed work of God. From Fleming Rutledge. Remembering in Scripture refers to present action. If a woman prays to God to remember her mother, that does not …

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Westminster Larger Catechism – Lord’s Day 40 Q & A 161 Q How do the sacraments become effectual means of salvation? A The sacraments become effectual means of salvation, not by any power in themselves, or any virtue derived from the piety or intention of him by whom they are administered, but only by the …

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