A Little Time With The 1689: Day 355

Day 355 Of the Lord’s Supper. Chapter 30, Paragraph 5. “The outward Elements in this Ordinance, duly set apart to the uses ordained by Christ, have such relation to him crucified, as that truly, although in terms used figuratively, they are sometimes called by the name of the things they represent, to wit the body…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 354

Day 354 Of the Lord’s Supper. Chapter 30, Paragraph 4. “The denial of the Cup to the people, worshiping the Elements, the lifting them up, or carrying them about for adoration, and reserving them for any pretended religious use, are all contrary to the nature of this Ordinance, and to the institution of Christ.” Scripture…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 353

Day 353 Of the Lord’s Supper. Chapter 30, Paragraph 3. “The Lord Jesus hath in this Ordinance, appointed his Ministers to Pray, and bless the Elements of Bread and Wine, and thereby to set them apart from a common to an holy use, and to take and break the Bread; to take the Cup, and…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 352

Day 352 Of the Lord’s Supper. Chapter 30, Paragraph 2. “In this ordinance Christ is not offered up to his Father, nor any real sacrifice made at all, for remission of sin of the quick or dead; but only a memorial of that one offering up of himself, by himself, upon the cross, once for…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 351

Day 351 Of the Lord’s Supper. Chapter 30, Paragraph 1. “The Supper of the Lord Jesus, was instituted by him, the same night wherein he was betrayed, to be observed in his Churches unto the end of the world, for the perpetual remembrance, and showing forth the sacrifice of himself in his death, confirmation of…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 350

Day 350 Of Baptism. Chapter 29, Paragraph 4. “Immersion, or dipping of the person in water, is necessary to the due administration of this ordinance.” Scripture Lookup Matthew 3:16 John 3:23 Reflection As Christians, we are new creations (1 Corinthians 5:17). Our old life is left behind; we now walk in newness of life. No…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 349

Day 349 Of Baptism. Chapter 29, Paragraph 3. “The outward element to be used in this ordinance is water, wherein the party is to be baptized, in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.” Scripture Lookup Matthew 28:19, 20 Acts 8:38 Reflection Baptism and water are inseparable. It…