Our continuing series from Thomas Watson's The Mystery of the Lord's Supper So I come to the text: “As they were eating, Jesus took bread,” etc. (Matt. 26:26-28), where I shall open these five particulars, in reference to the sacrament. I. The Author. II. The time. III. The manner. IV. The guests. V. The benefits. [...]
Our continuing series from Thomas Watson's The Mystery of the Lord's Supper In the manner of the institution; there are four things observable. 1. The taking of the bread. 2. The breaking it. 3. The blessing it. 4. The administering the cup. The breaking it, continued Now concerning Christ's suffering upon the cross, observe these [...]
Our continuing series through Thomas Watson's The Mystery of the Lord's Supper In the manner of the institution; there are four things observable. 1. The taking of the bread. 2. The breaking it. 3. The blessing it. 4. The administering the cup. 1. The taking of the bread. “Jesus took bread.” Question. What is meant [...]
This month we continue to read from Thomas Watson's The Lord's Supper. And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and blessed it, and brake it, and gave it to the disciples, and said, Take, eat; this is my body. And he took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, Drink [...]
This meditation in preparation for the Lord’s Supper is from Thomas Watson’s short book, The Holy Eucharist, published in 1665. It has been reprinted by Banner of Truth as The Lord’s Supper. The following is from his preface to the reader. May it stir our souls and aid us as we prepare for the Lord’s [...]
A fantastic new website for the Heidelberg Catechism.
It's not too late to start reading the Heidelberg Catechism this year. It is structured for 52 weeks and is perfect for weekly family devotions or Sunday reading. Here are two great articles published in the past few days on the catechism. Here is one by Kevin DeYoung, with links to more information and resouces. [...]
R.C Sproul, Jr., on the means of grace: The only thing worse than falling into a spiritual valley is the conviction that one must always be on a spiritual mountaintop. Though the Bible is the very history of the ups and downs of God’s people, God’s people go on thinking themselves immune, and that something [...]
Well, another new year is here, and perhaps you need a plan for reading your Bible this year. You may already have a plan, or you may be continuing right where you left off on December 31, 2012. But daily Bible reading, study, and perhaps most importantly meditation, is essential for the Christian to grow [...]
Here is a link to the excellent introduction to Revelation from the ESV Study Bible. This is the introduction that Chad mentioned in Sunday School. It has a good introduction to the schools of interpreation, as well as views on the millennium.