and Sacrament. Word and Table. That is what goes on in this service of
Covenant Renewal. Sometimes there has
been an argument about which should take preeminence – the Word or the Table.
But that is to get the point of Word and Sacrament mixed up. The two are not at odds with one
another. The two are working
together. Fighting over the importance
of Word and sacrament is like fighting over cooking and eating – but who would
want to do that?
both Word and at this Table we come to Jesus.
He is the Word. He is the Bread
and Wine. No one partakes of Jesus in
these things without faith. But with
faith, the preached Word is Christ, the Bread His body, the Wine His
blood. And faith comes by hearing and
you have heard. Believe and welcome to