Posts made in August, 2008

Covenant Baptism

Posted by on Aug 31, 2008 in Rev. Serven

Text: Acts 2:37-39 The Lord Jesus Christ taught His disciples that there were only two Sacraments in the Bible—the Lord’s Supper and Baptism. Consider what the Westminster Confession of Faith (Larger Catechism) says about baptism, Q. #165 – What is Baptism? A. Baptism is a sacrament of the New Testament, wherein Christ hath ordained the washing with water in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, to be a sign and seal of ingrafting into himself, of remission of sins by his blood, and regeneration by his Spirit; of adoption, and resurrection unto everlasting life; and...

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The Works of the Devil Destroyed

Posted by on Aug 24, 2008 in Rev. Serven

Text: 1 John 3:4-10 Guest Preacher, Pastor Yelton. [podcast][/podcast]...

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Mysterious Melchizedek

Posted by on Aug 17, 2008 in Rev. Serven

Text: Hebrews 7:1-4 Guest Preacher, Pastor Cheatham. [podcast][/podcast]...

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The Lord’s Supper: Its Basis as a Sacrament

Posted by on Aug 12, 2008 in Rev. Serven

Koinonia. The Lord ministers to weariness and fear through communion with Him. The worldliness of the culture weighs us down. Flee idolatry. Don’t think you can be strong enough. Pursue righteousness and peace. Explanation why we do not believe in transubstantiation, and at the other extreme, a strict remembrance. We are to look forward to the consummation of Koinonia at the marriage supper of the Lamb. False worship is worshiping the demons. We are called to spiritual communion with the Living Lord. Text: 1 Corinthians 10:14-22 How is the Lord’s Supper a “sacrament”?...

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The Lord’s Supper: It’s Institution by Christ

Posted by on Aug 8, 2008 in Rev. Serven

Our Lord has given his people two sacraments–Baptism and the Lord’s Supper. He instituted them both for our benefit. The Westminster Shorter Catehism defines a “sacrament” with these helpful words, Q. #92: What is a sacrament? A. A sacrament is a holy ordinance instituted by Christ, wherein by sensible signs, Christ and the benefits of the new covenant, are represented, sealed, and applied to believers (#1). (#1) Gen. 17:7, 10; Exod. 12; 1 Cor. 11:23, 26 Thus, when we receive the Lord’s Supper the sacrificial work of Jesus Christ is represented by the elements....

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