• Daily Gifts

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  • Law and Gospel

    Galatians 3:24

    God never gives His law without also giving the gospel or the promise of the gospel, and He never gives the gospel without telling us His law. We need both law and gospel to be equipped to know and serve ...Read More

  • Confident in the Truth

    Isaiah 40:8

    If our confidence in proclaiming God’s Word is grounded in our own abilities, then we will be arrogant and will ultimately not stand for the truth under pressure. Our confidence must be grounded in the Word of God itself, in ...Read More

  • Preaching and the Preacher’s Task

    Acts 6:4

    Preachers can get distracted and focus on tasks other than the ministry of the Word because the congregation is looking for other things. But God’s Word tells us that the primary task of pastors is preaching and teaching, so that ...Read More

  • The Lord’s Supper and Fellowship

    Leviticus 7:11–15

    We do not fellowship over food with our enemies but typically only with our friends and family. Christ invites all who believe in Him to His table. If we have faith in Him alone for salvation, then the eating and ...Read More

  • The Lord’s Supper and Examination

    1 Corinthians 11:27–32

    Only sinners need the death and resurrection of Christ, so sinners are welcomed to His table. But not all sinners may come—only those who have trusted in Jesus alone for salvation, which trust bears fruit in submission to His lordship, ...Read More

  • Love the Church over Its Health

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  • The Lord’s Supper and Feeding on Christ

    John 6:22–59

    John Calvin comments, “There is no other way in which he can become ours, than by our faith being directed to his flesh.” The bread and wine of the supper are God’s seal that those who believe that the God-man ...Read More

  • The Lord’s Supper and Proclamation

    1 Corinthians 11:26

    Over the years, many people have felt themselves free to innovate with the Lord’s Supper, using elements Christ has not commanded or allowing anyone to take it whether they profess faith or not. Yet to do such things is a ...Read More

  • The Lord’s Supper as Remembrance

    Exodus 12

    Our God is a holy God who cannot wink at sin. He cannot simply forgive people without demanding a price for their sin. On the cross, Christ paid that high price of separation from God for His people. The bread ...Read More

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