The Lord's Supper

Ephesians 2:11-12, Lord’s Table

This Sunday we will observe the Lord’s Table during the morning worship service. As usual, we will devote the entire service to this ordinance. Our scriptural focus will be Ephesians 2:11-13 in which Paul called his readers to remember what they were before Christ graciously saved them. Then he set in contrast their current, new…

Isaiah 6:1-8, Lord’s Table

I. We must see the Lord as He is… (Isaiah 6:1-3) A. See how Isaiah describes the Lord’s greatness: 1. He is living 2. He is sovereign 3. He is One 4. He is infinite B. See the Seraph’s instinctive response to the Lord. C. Hear the Seraphim proclaim the Lord’s goodness. II. …so that…

Matthew 28:18-20 ; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26, The Ordinances: Where Our Past and Future Meet

Chapter 28 of the Baptist Confession of Faith presents a summary of the church’s two ordinances: baptism and the Lord’s Table. Two chapters devoted to the individual ordinances follow. Our sermon plan will follow this scheme, this Lord’s Day looking at two key passages to explain the general character of the ordinances. In the following…

Philippians 2:1-18, Lord’s Table

I.    God requires us to live as we ought. A.     In harmony. B.     In humility. Scripture:       Philippians 2:1-5 II.    This prepares us to adorn the gospel with our deeds. A.    Adorn it with sober obedience. B.    Adorn it with attractive speech. C.    Adorn it with joy-filled perseverance. Scripture:…

The Lord’s Table

Introduction: This Lord’s Day we will observe both ordinances that Jesus gave to the church by which to remember him: the Lord’s Table and baptism. Our Lord’s Table observance will focus on themes contained in the first question and answer of the Heidelberg Catechism, themes that clearly explain the truth of the gospel: Heidelberg Catechism…