Why don't Presbyterians have altars in their churches or in their homes? Who administers the sacraments then without an altar? Do children help out at all? In other churches, children can be selected ...
I recently read somewhere that in the LDS observance of communion, water and leavened bread is used. The practice of communion comes from the Jewish Passover ceremony where wine and unleavened bread ...
What is the basis for the Catholic practice of only the priest drinking from the common cup during communion?
I've heard from a number of people that in most Catholic churches, only the priest drinks from the common cup in communion. Is this true? Assuming it is true, what is the basis for this teaching?
Once an orthodox priest told me that Protestants themselves don't know what they need the sacraments for. He said that since they deny the doctrine of transubstantiation and have separated themselves ...
What are the ordinances Paul refers to in 1 Corinthians 11:2? 1 Corinthians 11:2 (KJV) 2 Now I praise you, brethren, that ye remember me in all things, and keep the ordinances, as I ...
I don't know about other churches, but in the Catholic church you have communion, in which you receive the body and blood of Christ in the form of bread and wine. Why was bread and wine chosen to ...
Does taking communion break the fast? Is there a Scriptural or Traditional case to be made either way?
Now, once, I was fasting. I was destined to fast for three weeks. Now the church that I went to had Communion once every month, and it happened that my second last Sunday of fasting was my church's ...