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August 20

August 20

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August 20 HC #82 – John 13:21-30 Who should not come to the table of the Lord? Well unbelieves and hypocrites should be excluded. And can you think of a bigger unbeliever than Judas Iscariot? He hypocritically spent three years under the teaching of Jesus, but never really believed. He had his own agenda and […]

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August 19

August 19

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August 19 HC #82 – Psalm 50:16-17 What about unbelievers and pretenders?  Should they come to the table of the Lord?  It is normal then to ask who should not come to the table after we have answers who should.  If those who have sincere belief and repentance for sin are the ones invited, it […]

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August 18

August 18

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August 18 HC #81 – Matthew 5:3-6 The Beatitudes are familiar to us all.  However, too often we forget to see the link they have internally.  This is not a list of 8 attitudes and you can have one or two.  You should be striving to have them all.  This is what the blessed man […]

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August 17

August 17

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August 17 HC #81 – Psalm 103:1-4 Who should come to the table of the Lord is an important question.  Psalm 103 has long been associated with the answer.  Psalm 103 was traditional read or sung after the partaking of the Supper in German Reformed churches.  It is because if you can praise the Lord […]

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August 16

August 16

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August 16 HC #81 – Matthew 11:25-30 Who are to come to this table that points us to Jesus Christ? Well, what better place to look than the call of Christ himself. Jesus, in Matthew 11, gives us a call. Come to me all who labor and are heavy laden. He goes on to say […]

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August 15

August 15

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August 15 HC #80 – John 19:28-30 This is the death of our Lord and Savior on the cross. Now, we know the end of the story that on the third day He rises from the grave and forty days after that He ascends into haven and ten days after that the Holy Spirit descends […]

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August 14

August 14

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August 14 HC #80 – Hebrews 10:10-14 Heidelberg Catechism Question 80 puts before us a contrast, a contrast designed to show us major differences in doctrine. The author of Hebrews is really doing the same thing when he is warning his readers not to return to an OT style of worship because it changes the […]

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August 13

August 13

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August 13 HC #80 – Hebrews 9:12-28 For those who are aware of the Roman Catholic Church, these previous days discussions of the Lord’s Supper are clearly different. It is a fundamentally different view. Question 80 is designed to simply summarize and lay bare the difference that already exists. Much of this question can simply […]

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August 12

August 12

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August 12 HC #79 – Acts 16:25-35 Paul and Silas are in prison for preaching the gospel. While in prison they are praising God. Then the earth shakes, the prison doors fly open. The jailor in Philippi thinks what anyone would think, the prisoners are gone! In this day and age, letting the prisoners escape […]

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August 11

August 11

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August 11 HC #79 – Judges 6:36-40 The Lord’s Supper is called a pledge or token here in question 79. What is a pledge or token? Well, it is something that is given by another so that the person receiving the token or pledge can be assured of something, a promise, or love, or whatever […]

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