Lordís Day 30 Themes and Divisions

 

E. Kampen

 

Our parting look at the Lordís Supper table impresses upon us the glory and seriousness of the gospel

 

We consider how we see:

 

1.      Its glory

2.      Its seriousness

 

Bible readings:Hebrews 9:11-28, Revelation 2:12-17

 

The Lordís Supper testifies that we have complete forgiveness of all our sins in the one sacrifice of Jesus Christ on the cross once for all

 

This basic truth helps us:

 

1.      Expose a serious error concerning the table of the Lord

2.      Know who are to come to the table of the Lord

3.      Explain who are not to be admitted to the table of the Lord

 

Bible readings:Hebrews 7:20-28, Hebrews 9:23-28

 

W. Bredenhof

 

We confess and celebrate the Lordís Supper according to the command of Christ and his apostles

 

This results in a great difference:

 

1.      Between the Lordís Supper and the Roman Catholic mass

2.      Between worthy and unworthy partakers

 

Bible readings:1 Corinthians 11:17-34, Hebrews 10:1-18

 

C. Stam

 

The confession concerning the Lordís Supper as the table of the new covenant

 

1.      The strength of this new covenant

2.      The demand of this new covenant

3.      The holiness of this new covenant

 

Bible reading:Hebrews 10:1-18

 

B. Holwerda

 

The self-examination between baptism and the Lordís Supper

 

In order to be well-done, this self-examination must be:

 

1.      Only out of a true faith

2.      Only according to the law of God

3.      Only for the glory of God

 

Bible reading:2 Corinthians 13

 

R. H. Bremmer

 

You have to know really well what you are doing when you celebrate the Holy Supper

 

1.      You have to know what this contains over against Rome

2.      You have to know in what condition you celebrate it

3.      You have to know for whom the Holy Supper is not appropriate

 

Bible reading:Hebrews 10:1-18

 

J. Beeke

 

The proper celebration of the Lordís Supper

 

1.      The true meaning of the Lordís Supper

2.      The true participants of the Lordís Supper

 

Bible reading:John 6:41-59

 

K. Dijk

 

Altar or table?

 

1.      Not to an altar

2.      Only to a table

 

Bible reading:Hebrews 10:1-18

 

Who may come to the Lordís table?

 

1.      Those who know their misery

2.      Those who know their salvation

3.      Those who want to show their gratitude

 

Bible reading:none provided in the original source

 

C. Vermeulen

 

Only those who know their need for Jesus Christ are to come to the Lordís table

 

1.      Who are to come

2.      Who are not to come

3.      The responsibility of the whole congregation

 

Bible readings:Isaiah 62:1-7, Job 42:1-6, Galatians 2:17-21, 1 Corinthians 11:27-34

 

J. Kok

 

The celebration of the Lordís Supper

 

1.      The value of the Lordís Supper

2.      The use of the Lordís Supper

3.      The fencing of the Lordís Supper

 

Bible reading:Luke 14:16b

 

The strengthening of faith through the Lordís Supper

 

1.      How does the Lordís Supper do that?

2.      In whom does the Lordís Supper do that?

 

Bible reading:2 Corinthians 12:9