Tag: Eucharist

The Wesleys Published An Entire Hymnal on the Lord’s Supper

If someone wrote a hymn on the Lord's Supper, you might think, "Wow, the Lord's Supper is really important to them." If they wrote...

“Christmas” Means “the Lord’s Supper on Christ’s Day”

Christmas is a day set apart by the church to celebrate Christ’s birth, primarily by sharing the Lord’s Supper.

Three Reasons to Share the Lord’s Supper on Christmas Sunday

I’m thrilled that Christmas falls on a Sunday this year. Christmas is a holy day. What could be better than celebrating the incarnation of...

Has the Altar Call Displaced the Sacraments?

https://www.buzzsprout.com/1305259/10563762-has-the-altar-call-displaced-the-sacraments.js?container_id=buzzsprout-player-10563762&player=small In this episode of the Holy Joys Podcast, Johnathan Arnold and David Fry discuss ways in which the altar call has displaced the sacraments,...

John Wesley’s Ritual for Communion

The following ritual for “The Communion” is from “The Sunday service of the Methodists in North America” (pp. 131–139). It is lightly edited (e.g.,...

Eucharist: You’re Invited to a Thanksgiving Meal at the Lord’s Table!

As families gather on the fourth Thursday of November to eat a Thanksgiving meal, remember that you are invited to gather every week with your Christian family to eat a Eucharistic/Thanksgiving meal on the Lord’s Day.

The Church’s Authority and Responsibility to Forgive Sins

by Johnathan Arnold with David Fry God alone forgives sins on the basis of Christ’s finished atonement. We are saved by grace alone through faith...

A Devoted Church: Word, Fellowship, Sacrament, Prayer

If we want the church to grow, the single most important thing that we need to do is to be the church.

Why I Pray and Take Communion with My Eyes Open

In the second and third centuries, gnosticism was the greatest threat to the Christian faith. The word gnosticism comes from the Greek word gnosis...

The Risen Christ Reveals Himself in Word and Sacrament (Luke 24:13–35)

The Emmaus Road story emphasizes how Christ reveals himself in the Lord's Supper and is the basis for Charles Wesley’s communion hymn "O Thou Who This Mysterious Bread."