Tag: sacraments

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,...

Scripture in the Methodist Tradition, Part 2: The Forgotten Articles

In the previous article of this series on Scripture in the Methodist Tradition, I gave four principles from Article VI of the 39 Articles...

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...

If I Take Communion Unworthily, Will I Drink Damnation to My...

The krima (“judgment” ESV, “damnation” KJV) that someone eats or drinks on himself is not automatic damnation to hell. It’s the judgment of the Lord’s paideia (discipline), which has our final salvation as its aim.

Virtual Communion, Virtual Church, and the Sacraments

https://www.buzzsprout.com/1305259/8097329-virtual-communion-virtual-church-and-the-sacraments.js?container_id=buzzsprout-player-8097329&player=small In this episode of the Holy Joys Podcast, Johnathan Arnold and David Fry discuss whether or not the church should offer virtual communion and...

How Often Should We Receive The Lord’s Supper?

Wesley and the Methodists after him, like the church fathers before him, believed that weekly communion was the biblical, apostolic, and classic Christian practice. Were they right?

Compendium: The Sacraments as the Economical or Covenant Means of Grace

The Saviour, who came not to destroy but to fulfil the law, has retained under new forms those two of the ancient ritual observances...

Holy Communion and Christian Worship Through the Centuries

Changes over time in Table practice are closely connected to differences in corporate worship as a whole.