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Election: John 6:44 and the Passover, Part 1

Prevenient grace One of the standard proof texts for prevenient grace is — (John 6:44 ESV) No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him. And I will raise him up on the last day. … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Supper: The Passover

The Synoptics teach that the Lord’s Supper was instituted as part of a Passover meal. Jesus ate hundreds of meals with his apostles. Why was the Passover the meal he used? Well, there are several reasons, all steeped in the … Continue reading

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Faith Lessons by Ray Vander Laan: The Fifth Cup

The Lord’s Supper was instituted as part of a Passover meal. The Passover, of course, celebrates God’s deliverance of Israel from Egyptian bondage. By the time of Jesus, the meal was celebrated with four cups of wine, each reflecting a … Continue reading

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Reruns: Adding Fried Chicken to the Lord’s Supper

Posted on March 8, 2007 It’s often been said that if we could add instruments to our singing, then we could add fried chicken to the Lord’s Supper. But I’ve been doing some reading, and it seems that the early … Continue reading

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Which Gospel? The Gospel of Communion (the Gospels)

As we continue to investigate the central theme of the gospel — particularly the gospel as it applies to those who’ve been saved — it only makes sense to look at baptism and communion. After all, these are universal practices … Continue reading

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