Delighting in what we don't deserve.
The New Covenant and the Lord's Table
Our High Priest is the sacrifice for all time.
Or, What does it mean to discern the body during communion?
Common grace and particular grace.
His body makes His Body.
Sharing communion in awe, faith, and gratitude.
What Jesus' death says and does for His people.
The Lord's Supper is a meal of overcoming.
Two more reasons for merry communion, a few days late.
Or, Hail th’incarnate Deity
Don't just be more thankful, be a blessing that causes others to be more thankful.
Heaven came down and glory fills our futures.
Or, Criticizing Gladness
We have, and will always have, a lot of fresh reasons to love.
Salvation is a gift, not of guilt, lest any sin blow it away.
Knowing God's love for us in Christ makes us different.
We get a lot when we get the gospel.
Great works only come by great grace.
The smell of the sacrificial scene was good and smokey.
Believing the gospel is believing in the someone-saw-it.
The blessing of communion.
When one disaster changes everything.
The freedom of limitations.
Our walk always talks.
Or, the ground of glory.
God wins even when His haters think they are.
Christ didn't come up to get us, He came down.
Or, Grievances Going Down the Drain
We ought to live and worship in an attractive way.
Jesus serves us in more than one way.
Communion is a thanks-meal.
God has judged every secret thing of His people.
The example is substitution.
God works even when we can't see it right away.
In Christ we can give up our lives for others.
The death of Jesus is part of His triumph.
His blood is more precious than the most expensive perfume.
Christ's substitutionary sacrifice
Better thankfulness should lead to better hopefulness.
Remembering the joy of coming to communion the first time.
Why a Christian Can't Go Hungry
Or, Why the Whole World Should Go after Jesus
Communion is emotionally complex.
Battling unbelief by the word and ordinance.
Communion is too powerful to play with.
The believer's death and resurrection in Christ is decisive.
The Shepherd's sacrifice unites His flock.
Christ's death on the cross is potent.
Jesus is the way and the destination.
A connection between Psalm 23 and the Lord's Table
Sin requires a blood punishment.
How to balance our receiving with the giving.
Communion lifts up Christ in honor because He was lifted up on the cross.
Being questioned is not our undoing, it is our opening to testify.
Jesus was born to tell the truth.
Examining ourselves before communion should lead to enjoying the meal.
Responding to suspense and tension with rejoicing by faith.
Why the cross proved Jesus' divine identity.
Raising awareness about adoption is always appropriate.
Christians are soliders who were saved to battle.
Hospitality is divine.
Our communion should be missable.
Being at the kids' table is being included in the family.
The people who share the portion of Christ.
Christ has worked and is working to get us to His likeness.
Or, When Celebration Raises Questions
Rejoicing over mercy or pooh-poohing the rejoicers.
Jesus saves us all on His own.
The indwelling Holy Spirit helps keep communion from becoming a dry, external-only ceremony.
Following Christ as He tells us leads to better things than we could imagine.
The ego is dead! Long live Christ in us!
Even Calvinists need to be humble.
Giving thanks for what we've been given, including the ability to give thanks.
One way to keep believing from getting cold.