On today’s Equipping You in Grace episode, Dave Jenkins and Guy Prentiss Waters discuss the place and importance of communion in the Christian life and ministry along with his book, The Lord’s Supper as the Sign and Meal of the New Covenant (Crossway, 2019).
What you’ll hear in this episode
- A brief outline of the various views of the Lord’s Supper.
- Why it is so important that Christians see the importance of the Lord’s Supper in the Christian life.
- What a covenant sign is.
- What a covenant meal is.
- The place of the Lord’s Supper within redemptive history.
- Why it’s so important to guard and protect the Lord’s Supper.
- Advice to Pastors and elders seeking practical guidance on how to guard and protect the Lord’s Supper.
- What place self-examination should have in the Christian life.
- Practical guidance on self-examination in the Christian life.
- Whether churches should practice communion each week or once a month.
- How the Lord’s Supper is like and unlike baptism.
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Dave Jenkins is happily married to Sarah Jenkins. He is a writer, editor, and speaker living in beautiful Southern Oregon. Dave is a lover of Christ, His people, the Church, and sound theology. He serves as the Executive Director of Servants of Grace Ministries, the Executive Editor of Theology for Life Magazine, and is the Host for the Equipping You in Grace Podcast. He is the author of The Word Explored: The Problem of Biblical Illiteracy and What To Do About It (House to House, 2021). You can find him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Parler, Youtube, or read his newsletter. Dave loves to spend time with his wife, going to movies, eating at a nice restaurant, or going out for a round of golf with a good friend. He is also a voracious reader, in particular of Reformed theology, and the Puritans. You will often find him when he’s not busy with ministry reading a pile of the latest books from a wide variety of Christian publishers. Dave received his M.A.R. and M.Div through Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.