Audio from the Sabbath School class of 26 February 2012 is available here. In this class, John Auxier continues his series of lessons on the Lutheran-Reformed controversy over the Lord’s Supper. He takes up a discussion of the Reformed and biblical doctrine of the Hypostatic Union and the communication of properties. [NB: John uses the [...]
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Audio from the Sabbath School class of 19 February 2012 is available here. In this class, John Auxier continues his series of lessons on the Lutheran-Reformed controversy over the Lord’s Supper. He continues his brief historical survey, and begins a biblical and theological analysis of the Lutheran doctrine.
Westminster Larger Catechism #171 Q.: How are they that receive the sacrament of the Lord’s supper to prepare themselves before they come unto it? A.: They that receive the sacrament of the Lord’s supper are, before they come, to prepare themselves thereunto, by examining themselves of their being in Christ, of their sins and wants; [...]
How Do We Feast on Christ? In this sermon preached on 9 January 2011, Dr. Joel Beeke of the Heritage Netherlands Reformed Congregation in Grand Rapids, Michigan, offers helpful instruction in the doctrine of the Lord’s Supper, a great help in preparing to commune with Christ by faith. “How Do We Feast on Christ?,” found [...]
Westminster Larger Catechism #175 Q. What is the duty of Christians, after they have received the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper? A. The duty of Christians, after they have received the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper, is seriously to consider how they have behaved themselves therein, and with what success;1 if they find quickening and [...]
Dr. Clark has posted links for audio to three separate debates concerning Baptism and its right recipients. Fruitful listening! http://heidelblog.wordpress.com/2009/11/27/baptism-debate-audio/
Some months back on The Heidelblog, Dr. R. Scott Clark provided a brief but decisive demonstration from Scripture that we as New Covenant believers have a continuing command from God to apply the sign of the Covenant of Grace to our children. Many mistakenly consider circumcision to have been primarily a Mosaic ordinance tied strictly [...]
Of the Administration of the Sacraments: And First, Of Baptism …Before baptism, the minister is to use some words of instruction, touching the institution, nature, use, and ends of this sacrament, shewing,…
WLC Q. 166. Unto whom is baptism to be administered? A. Baptism is not to be administered to any that are out of the visible church, and so strangers from the covenant of promise, till they profess their faith in Christ, and obedience to him, but infants descending from parents, either both, or but one [...]
Recently, I had the pleasure of meeting a couple who are studying the biblical doctrine of Infant Baptism. I was asked to suggest some helpful reading in relation to this, and I thought I might share that here. Please feel free to suggest other books that you have found helpful on this topic.