Part 3. The Eucharist in 1 Corinthians 11:23-24 – “The Cup”

“After supper,” Jesus took the cup (11 Cor. 11:25). According to Paul, the Last Supper started off with breaking bread, followed by a meal, and finally concluded with the sharing of the cup. Hence, the rite would have looked very different from what is typically practiced in churches today. The rite would have included not […]

The Gaze

I think we typically like to think of ourselves as autonomous people who stand on our own two feet, and do not require anyone else to be who we are. There is likely something of value in this, but I think it is off the mark in at least one important way. I do not […]

Are You a Liberal or Conservative Christian?

I heard a story a while ago about a Rabbi who visited Northern Ireland. He came to a check point while traveling about the country in a car, and slowed down and stopped. After he rolled down his window, the guard asked, “Are you Catholic or Protestant?” The Rabbi answered, “I am Jewish!” There was […]

The Bible Says…

The Bible is in the news again, for all the wrong reasons. Sarah Sanders says “It is very biblical to enforce the law,” in defense of the current policy of separating the children from the parents who are trying to enter into the US illegally (sanders-family-separation-bible-sessions). If this is what the Bible says, we should […]