Category Archives: Communion Meditations

Take Time

Take time to live: it is the secret of success. Take time to think: it is the source of power. Take time to play: it is the secret of youth. Take time to read: it is the fount of knowledge. … Continue reading

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A Better View of Jesus

I was about 10 years old when I discovered that I could not see nearly as well as my classmates at school. It had gotten to the point where it was affecting my schoolwork. So my parents took me to … Continue reading

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Four Deaths

Professor Donald Nash pointed out that the word “death” means separation, and he noted four different types of death mentioned in Scripture. The first type is physical death, which is the separation of the soul from the body. Ecclesiastes 12:7 … Continue reading

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Think about Your Baptism

Noted theologian Karl Barth wrote, “For the relevance of holy baptism is this: that we may our whole life long think about the fact that we are baptized…Once in my life a sign has been established that I hold on … Continue reading

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The Psalm of the Cross

One of the most detailed descriptions of the crucifixion of Jesus is not found in the gospels, but in the Psalms. Remarkably, Psalm 22 gives what appears to be an eye-witness account of Jesus’ crucifixion, yet it was written centuries … Continue reading

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Face to Face

This time last year, churches suspended in-person worship services for a period of time as the nation tried to stop the spread of COVID-19. Many congregations offered on-line services to give their members an opportunity to worship. This was the … Continue reading

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The Passover

As the Lord prepared to deliver his people, the Israelites, out of bondage in Egypt, he sent a series of plagues upon the Egyptian people. The last, and most terrible, of these ten plagues was to kill the firstborn sons … Continue reading

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Affecting the Others

COVID-19 has shut down another sports team. The Duke men’s basketball team has pulled out of the ACC tournament, ending their season. One of their walk-on players tested positive for the virus. Just losing one player who had a very … Continue reading

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Shining Through

A little girl regularly sat in church next to stained glass windows with pictures of St. Matthew, St. Peter, and St. John. She was always fascinated by the way the light shone through in such a brilliant manner. One day … Continue reading

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Answering an Atheist

I found the following in Collected Christian Convictions, by Don Nash: In answer to an atheist who had mailed him some infidel literature attacking the Christian faith, one preacher wrote the following rebuttal: “My dear sir, if you have anything … Continue reading

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