Christ the Lord of Real Presence

The practice of the Lord’s Supper demands thoughtful observance. Without a careful scriptural study of what we are doing we are vulnerable to many errors — whether superstition on the one hand, or ignorant controversies on the other. Therefore whoever eats this bread or drinks this cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will …

Christ the Lord of the Table

Christ as Lord of the Table refers of course to the Lord’s Table, even though most of what we will consider does not connect to the Lord’s Supper directly. But, as we shall see, our life together always connects to this Table, and indirect connections are not unimportant connections. This is beause we are to …

Christ the Lord of the Covenant

The Word of God teaches us how we are to understand the relationship between the Old and New Testament, which relates to the relationship between the Jews and Gentiles. If we let go of certain preconceived ideas, that relationship is not difficult to grasp. “For if the first fruit be holy, the lump is also …

Christ the Lord of Redemption

The gospel is not fragile. In it, the wisdom of God in Christ overthrows kingdoms, powers, principalities, egos, and various cherished doctrines. “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. …

Christ the Lord of Creation

We are Christians, and this means that Christ must be central to our understanding of the created order. We cannot understand anything apart from Him, and this understanding must be bounded and guided by Scripture. Central to the Reformed faith is a right understanding of the created order, and our place in it. “Wherefore God …