Category Archives: Communion Meditations

Resurgence

My mother-in-law received a flower at church this past Mothers’ Day in recognition of her being the oldest mother in attendance. I planted the bright red flower in front of our house. With a little fertilizer and regular watering, it … Continue reading

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Too Much Communion?

The early church celebrated the Lord’s Supper on a weekly basis. Luke the historian writes, “On the first day of the week we came together to break bread… (Acts 20:7). Some believers today try to make a case for taking … Continue reading

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Were You There?

The famous Dutch artist, Rembrandt, created an interesting painting of the crucifixion. One’s attention is first drawn to the cross and the One who hangs there. But when you look at the crowd that is in attendance you find that … Continue reading

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Preparation

As I participated in communion this past Sunday I thought about how someone had to take the time to prepare the trays of bread and juice beforehand so that we could engage in this important part of the worship service. … Continue reading

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What’s Your Purpose?

An executive hirer, a “head-hunter” who goes out and hires corporation executives for other firms, once told Josh McDowell, “When I get an executive that I’m trying to hire for someone else, I like to disarm him. I offer him … Continue reading

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Rest for the Weary

Life can be quite tiresome. The tragic news headlines that bombard us each day can be draining. Witnessing the moral decline of our culture can wear on us. Duties at work can be a grind. Then there are the never-ending … Continue reading

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A Terrible Enemy

In 1994 Ali Pierce, the fourteen-year-old daughter of John and Anna Pierce of Massachusetts, was diagnosed with liver cancer. She fought the disease bravely for two years, but in November 1996 she passed away. Her parents of course were grief-stricken. … Continue reading

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Great Stories

Some of the greatest stories you will ever read are found in the Bible. Think about the Old Testament stories: Creation, the fall of man, the great flood, the tower of Babel, the adventures of the patriarchs, the Egyptian captivity, … Continue reading

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Paper Cuts

A seminary professor once spoke about a trip that he took to the Holy Land. One of the most impressive sites that he visited was an ancient prison that is thought to be where the apostle Paul was once imprisoned. … Continue reading

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All Is Forgiven

A story is told in Spain of a father and his teenage son who had a relationship that had become strained. It got so bad that the son ran away from home. His father, however, began a journey in search … Continue reading

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