The Lord’s Supper

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Weight 0.24 lbs
Dimensions 7.13 × 4.75 × 0.3 in
page-count

96

Format

Book

Original Pub Date

1665

Banner Pub Date

Feb 27, 2004

topic

Encouragement, The Church, The Lord's Supper

binding

Paperback

series

Puritan Paperbacks

isbn

9780851518541

Book Description

To Thomas Watson, the Lord’s Supper was a visible sermon, a mirror in which to gaze on the sufferings and death of Christ. ‘God, to help our faith, does not only give us an audible Word, but a visible sign.’ But more than this, the Supper was a time in which to partake of the benefits of Christ’s death by faith, to be fed and cherished by the Lord in his own banqueting house, and to obtain a foretaste of the glory which will be fully realized only in heaven. Watson’s aim was to stimulate greater love to Christ in His people, and to enhance their appreciation of the Supper as a spiritual feast for all believers. His fine exposition shows the rich provision made in the Supper for all who love the Lord, while it also lays bare the emptiness of all mere sacramentalism.

Table of Contents Expand ↓

Epistle to the Reader vii
Publisher’s Foreword ix
1 The Mystery of the Lord’s Supper 1
2 The Consecration of the Elements 7
3 The Benefits of the Lord’s Supper 16
4 Christ’s Love Displayed in the Sacrament 22
5 The Broken Body of Christ 28
6 The Blood of Christ 33
7 Self-Examination 39
8 True and False Faith 48
9 Objections against Coming to the Sacrament 60
10 Thankfulness to God 74
11 Comforts to Believers, and Warnings to 79
Unbelievers

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