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What was Charles Spurgeon view on The Lord's Supper?

“This is my body, which is for you.” That is to say, Christ is for you—does not the supper itself say that? The bread represents His body for you—the wine represents His blood for you. We know that it ...
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What was Charles Spurgeon view on The Lord's Supper?

This is from a communion address given by C.H. Spurgeon in December 1882, at the close of the College Conference. There is far too much in the booklet to copy here, so I will take a few extracts, to ...
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Why should communion be "closed"?

One scriptural injunction that does not seem to have been invoked so far is 1 Corinthians 11:27-32. If this biblical point was taken seriously by all who would partake at communion, some individuals ...
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According to Lutherans, why is Calvin's understanding of Communion unacceptable?

I like to think of Calvin’s view of the Eucharist as a type of “Star Gate” theology. The bread and the fruit of the vine become the portal through which the human spirit is transported into the ...
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According to Lutherans, why is Calvin's understanding of Communion unacceptable?

Let's look at your description of the Calvanist take: In taking Communion, we are spiritually lifted up to heaven where Christ is (bodily) and consume his body in a spiritual manner. In addition to ...
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How do advocates of transubstantiation understand 1 Corinthians 10:16?

How do advocates of transubstantiation understand 1 Corinthians 10:16? The chalice of benediction, which we bless, is it not the communion of the blood of Christ? And the bread, which we break, is it ...
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