We cringe when we hear about the heir who inherited a fortune and squandered it all, or the person who was entrusted to carry on a famous legacy, only to soil the family name in disgrace. Sometimes people can literally be surrounded by things that others only dream of, yet fail to do anything worthwhile with them. Today we see a young man who grew up in the presence of God’s covenant promises, but he chose to mock it and walk away from it all.
Communion with Christ and His Body
What is a communion service? Is it just a public acknowledgment that Jesus died on the cross for our sins? What exactly is my part in the whole thing? Am I just a participant in the event or is there more to it than that?