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Francis Chan turns towards a more historical and ancient view of communion

Posted by Luke J. Wilson on 14th January 2020 in General Interest | eucharist,communion,francis chan,church fathers,church history,controversy
If you follow certain Christian blogs, or have Christian friends on Social Media, then you may have seen a short video clip being shared which has been taken from a recent sermon by popular Evangelical pastor/speaker and author, Francis Chan of Crazy Love ministries. Depending on who shared the clip will depend on which reaction you have seen; some are praising his words, others fearing for his future calling it a “red flag”. And all of this over a short statement he made about communion! I recommend you watch this 3 minute clip below before continuing, if you haven’t seen it already. I would also recommend watching the whole 47 minute sermon for some b...
 

Lent Day 34: Cyril of Jerusalem: Catechetical Lectures: Lecture XXIII

Posted by Luke J. Wilson on 8th April 2017 in Lent | Lent,great lent,fasting,early church fathers,devotional,daily reading,Doctor of the Church,lectures,liturgy,catechism,Bishop of Jerusalem,Eucharist,Lord's Prayer
...o receive communion. I couldn’t help but get a little excited when I read this lecture as it reminded me so much of my Anglican upbringing: the liturgy used in some parts, is word-for-word, which just goes to show how well preserved this has been down through the centuries. For example, in the Anglican order of service, the Liturgy of the Sacrament has these phrases: The Lord be with you and also with you Lift up your hearts. We lift them to the Lord. Let us give thanks to the Lord our God. It is right to give thanks and praise. Holy, holy, holy Lord… These are word-for-word what Cyril writes about when explaining the way in which a church servi...
 

Creedal Christians: The Apostle's Creed

Posted by Luke J. Wilson on 11th October 2018 in Early Church | creedal christians,creeds,creedal,apostles,apostolic creed,apostolic tradition,rule of faith,early church fathers,early church
...  the communion of saints, Romans 12:4-8; 1 Corinthians 12; Hebrews 12:1; 10:25 the remission of sins, the remission of sins, Matthew 26:28; Mark 1:4; Luke 1:77; Luke 3:3; Luke 24:47; Acts 2:38; Acts 5:31; Acts 10:43; Acts 13:38; Acts 26:18; Romans 3:25; Colossians 1:14; Hebrews 9:22; Hebrews 10:18; 1 Peter 3:21 the resurrection of the flesh, the resurrection of the flesh, Daniel 12:1; Luke 14:14; Luke 20:35-36; John 5:29; John 11:24-25; Acts 4:2; Acts 24:15; Romans 6:5; 1 Corinthians 15:12-13, 21;Philippians 3:10-11; Hebrews 6:2; 1 Peter 1:3; Revelation 20:5-6 [life everlasting]**This line was included by...
 

Lent Day 33: Cyril of Jerusalem: Catechetical Lectures: Lecture XXII

Posted by Luke J. Wilson on 7th April 2017 in Lent | Lent,great lent,fasting,early church fathers,devotional,daily reading,Doctor of the Church,lectures,liturgy,catechism,Bishop of Jerusalem,Eucharist,communion,Real Presence,Transubstantiation
...Day Thirty-three: St. Cyril of Jerusalem: Catechetical Lectures: Lecture XXII Who: Bishop of Jerusalem and Doctor of the Church, born about 315; died probably 18 March, 386. Little is known of his life, except from his younger contemporaries, Epiphanius, Jerome, and Rufinus, as well as from the fifth-century historians, Socrates, Sozomen and Theodoret. What: Each of the lectures deal with a different topic to teach converts the mysteries of the Church, particularly: rites of the renunciation of Satan and his works, of anointing with oil, of baptism, of anointing with the holy chrism, and of partaking of the body and blood of Christ. Why: Cyril delivered to ne...
 

Lent: Day 5 - Ignatius to the Ephesians

Posted by Luke J. Wilson on 6th March 2017 in Lent | Lent,great lent,fasting,early church fathers,devotional,daily reading,Ignatius of Antioch: Letter to the Ephesians,Ignatius
...nsight on communion which this letter gives us is also quite interesting as Ignatius writes that the breaking of bread “is the medicine of immortality, and the antidote to prevent us from dying” which will enable us to “live forever in Jesus Christ.” It's a very interesting letter, with some unique insights into the theology of the early church and the importance of unity amongst the believers. But there is also a lot of repetition and in places it seems quite hasty, but I suppose that's understandable considering the circumstances in which Ignatius wrote this!  ...
 

Lent: Day 17 - Justin Martyr: First Apology: Chaps. 60-68

Posted by Luke J. Wilson on 20th March 2017 in Lent | Lent,great lent,fasting,early church fathers,devotional,daily reading,Justin Martyr,apologetics,Plato,trinity,baptism,sunday worship
...Day Seventeen: St. Justin Martyr: First Apology, Chaps. 60-68 Who: Justin Martyr was a Philosopher who converted to Christianity and became a tireless evangelist and apologist. Justin wrote more Christianity than any other person prior to his time. He is classified herein as Eastern, since he a native of Samaria and his thought patterns were Eastern. However, he spent the last years of his life in Rome, where he was executed as a martyr (c. 165). What: An apologetic (defence) essay to explain what Christians believe and do. Why: Justin is demanding the Emperor to investigate accusations and unjust persecution against Christians so that they at least may fac...
 
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