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Let Us Prize Christ’s Blood in the Sacrament

Continuing our way through Thomas Watson's The Mystery of the Lord's Supper (2.) Let us prize Christ's blood in the sacrament. It is drink indeed, John 6:55. Here is the nectar and ambrosia God himself delights to taste of. This is both a balsam and a perfume. That we may set the higher value upon [...]

By | 2017-03-01T16:39:40+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Lord's Supper|0 Comments

The Exhortation of the Lord’s Supper

Continuing our way through Thomas Watson's The Lord's Supper. Use 3 [of this doctrine of the sacrament]. The third use is of exhortation, and it hath several branches. 1. Was Christ's precious body broken for us? Let us be affected with the great goodness of Christ. Who can tread upon these hot coals, and his [...]

By | 2017-01-26T07:17:50+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Lord's Supper|0 Comments

The Infinite Love of Christ Displayed

Our continuing series through Thomas Watson's The Mystery of the Lord's Supper. (3.) See, then, what dear and entire affections we should bear to Christ, who gives us his body and blood in the eucharist. If he had had any thing to part with of more worth, he would have bestowed it upon us. O [...]

By | 2017-01-26T08:53:22+00:00 December 14th, 2016|Lord's Supper|0 Comments

A Love that Passes Knowledge

Continuing our way through Thomas Watson’s The Mystery of the Lord's Supper as we meditate on the Lord’s Supper “Now as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and after blessing it broke it and gave it to the disciples, and said, “Take, eat; this is my body.” And he took a cup, and when he [...]

By | 2017-01-26T07:08:03+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Lord's Supper|0 Comments

Hungering & Thirsting After Christ

“So Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you.” (John 6:53) This coming Lord’s Day we will come to the Lord’s table for a covenant meal we call the Lord’s Supper.  It is [...]

By | 2016-11-02T17:35:47+00:00 February 25th, 2016|Lord's Supper|0 Comments

The Mystery of the Lord’s Supper: the Guests & the Benefits

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. [...]

By | 2017-01-26T09:01:28+00:00 May 28th, 2015|Lord's Supper|0 Comments

The Manner of the Institution of the Lord’s Supper, Part 2

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 [...]

By | 2017-01-26T09:13:34+00:00 April 22nd, 2015|Lord's Supper|0 Comments

The Manner of the Institution of the Lord’s Supper, Part 1

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 [...]

By | 2017-01-26T09:37:39+00:00 March 28th, 2015|Lord's Supper|0 Comments

The Mystery of the Lord’s Supper

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 [...]

By | 2017-01-26T07:09:11+00:00 February 18th, 2015|Lord's Supper|0 Comments

A Foretaste of Heaven

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 [...]

By | 2015-01-21T15:52:16+00:00 January 21st, 2015|Lord's Supper|0 Comments