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Valiant for Truth - Sacraments

A Pastor’s Reflections: Scared of the Supper
VFT

In my years as a pastor I regularly administered the Lord’s Supper. As I would fence the table, that is, explain the nature of the Supper as well as who was allowed to take it, I usually read from 1 Corinthians 11:23-34.

 
 
 
Dr. Fesko’s Baptism book back in print!
VFT

Dr. Fesko's book on baptism, Word, Water, and Spirit: A Reformed Perspective on Baptism is back in print!

 
 
 
Basics of the Reformed Faith: The Lord’s Supper
Kim Riddlebarger

The Reformed understanding of the Lord’s Supper is grounded in an important distinction between the sign and seal (bread and wine), the thing signified (forgiveness through his blood, the “blood of the covenant”), and a sacramental union between the two (our Lord’s words “this is my body”).

 
 
 
Basics of the Reformed Faith: Baptism
Kim Riddlebarger

Before our Lord Jesus ascended into heaven, he left his disciples with the following command: “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.

 
 
 
Basics of the Reformed Faith: The Sacraments
Kim Riddlebarger

Although any discussion of the role of the sacraments in the Christian life seems too “catholic” for many evangelical Christians, the sacraments do play a very important role throughout the New Testament.