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