Daily Archives: October 22, 2010

Word and Sacrament in Ruth

Boaz promises that if the nearest kinsman will not marry Ruth, he will. He gives her his word, but not only his word of promise–also a sign; a sacrament to assure Ruth that he is who he says he is. … Continue reading

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Revelation 3:20 and the Lord’s Supper

As Riddlebarger notes: The imagery used in Revelation 3:20 notonly invokes images of a returning bridegroom entering the chamber of his bride, it also alludes to the celebration of the Lord’s Supper in anticipation of the future parousia.

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Calvin on Acts 2:42 and Weekly Communion

According to Calvin, this passage is significant for any discussion of the frequency of the Lord’s Supper because in it Luke establishes “that this was the practice of the apostolic church…. Thus it became the unvarying rule that no meeting … Continue reading

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The Reformation of the Supper

I am always pleased to see any article stressing the necessity of weekly communion. Here is Kim Riddlebarger’s article on the Reformation of the Supper in pdf format.

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