Category Archives: Communion Meditations

We Remember

Today is the nineteenth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attack on the United States. Anyone who is old enough to remember the horrific event will never forget where they were or what they were doing when they first heard … Continue reading

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Rest for the Weary

Labor Day weekend is a time of rest and relaxation for most Americans. Many will get an extra day off to spend time with family, recovering from the rigors of work and taking a short break from everyday responsibilities. Many … Continue reading

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What We Stand For

A few days ago I drove by a small church that had a sign in their front parking lot. The sign was so interesting that I drove by a second time to make sure I didn’t miss any of what … Continue reading

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Change

Someone recently said, “You are not supposed to change Scripture. Scripture is supposed to change you.” This statement is profoundly true, and it leads us to some deep insights if we take the time to reflect on what it means. … Continue reading

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Missing Out

It seems unusual to have an NBA season go on without Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry. Curry led his team to three championships in five years. He won back-to-back MVP awards. Yet Curry is not playing in the restart … Continue reading

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And Then He Died

Many years ago, there was a merchant in London named Henry Goodyear who was a religious sceptic. He was very much inclined to scoff at the Bible and its teachings. Goodyear had a niece who was a follower of Jesus … Continue reading

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Not Anxious

Heard somewhere—“I am not anxious. I am just extremely well-educated about all the things that can go catastrophically wrong.” There are indeed plenty of things that can go wrong. Sickness, accidents, family problems, difficulties at work…the list goes on and … Continue reading

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Weeds

I have spent more time than usual tending our flower bed this year. I have fertilized, watered and weeded more than ever before. The results have been quite positive. Our flowers are very healthy—big and bright and colorful. Much to … Continue reading

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Plenty of Energy

Years ago I worked with teenagers for a week each summer at a Christian camp. I remember how much energy the kids had when they were playing games and participating in organized activities. Even in the scorching heat and high … Continue reading

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Lessons from History

The church at Corinth in the first century seemed to have the impression that because they had been baptized and participated in the Lord’s Supper that they could live any sinful way they desired and never face any consequences for … Continue reading

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