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Communion Memories

By John MacDuff


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   Chapter 1 - The Grain of Wheat Falling into the Ground and Dying - COMMUNION MEMORIES by John MacDuff, 1886 The record of some Communion Sundays, with Meditations, Addresses, and Prayers suited for the Lord' ...read
   Chapter 2 - The Great Resolve - "We will walk in the name of the Lord our God forever and ever."--Micah 4:5 The Sacrament of the Supper is a votive as well as a commemorative ordi ...read
   Chapter 3 - Psalm of the Pilgrims - "How lovely is your dwelling place, O Lord Almighty. I long, yes, I faint with longing to enter the courts of the Lord. With my whole being, body and ...read
   Chapter 4 - Spiritual Progress - "Grow in grace."--2 Peter 3:18 Progress is a great law in the universe of God. Nothing either in the world of mind, or matter, is stationary--with ...read
   Chapter 5 - The Exaltation of the Humanity - "What is man, that You are mindful of him? and the son of man, that You visit him? For You have made him a little lower than the angels, and have cro ...read
   Chapter 6 - A Flight of Doves - "Who are these that fly as a cloud, and as the doves to their windows?"--Isaiah 60:8 The whole of this chapter of the great evangelical Prophet is ...read
   Chapter 7 - Christ and His Disciples at the Last Supper - When evening came, Jesus was reclining at the table with the Twelve. And while they were eating, he said, "I tell you the truth, one of you will betr ...read
   Chapter 8 - The Great Festal Gathering and Song of Heaven - Then I looked again, and I heard the singing of thousands and millions of angels around the throne and the living beings and the elders. And they san ...read
   Chapter 9 - The Obligation of Christians to Observe the Lord's Supper - "Therefore let us keep the feast."--1 Corinthians 5:8 These words (which are selected more as a motto than a text), I desire, with the utmost simpl ...read
   Chapter 10 - Beautiful with Sandals - "How beautiful are your sandalled feet, O prince's daughter!" --Song 7:1 I am well aware of the purely secular treatment of the Song of Solomon has ...read
   Chapter 11 - The Passover in Egypt and its Typical Significance - "Wear your traveling clothes as you eat this meal, as though prepared for a long journey. Wear your sandals, and carry your walking sticks in your ha ...read
   Chapter 12 - Sunday Afternoon--Concluding Address - "There shall be a song as in the night when a holy solemnity is kept; and gladness of heart, as when one goes with a flute to come to the mountain of ...read
   Chapter 13 - Private Meditations Preceding Communion #1 - "The Master has come, and is calling for you." (John 11:28 ). These familiar and memorable words were spoken at Bethany on a very different occasio ...read
   Chapter 14 - Private Meditations Preceding Communion #2 - "Ephraim shall say, What have I to do any more with idols? I have heard him and observed him. I am like a green fir tree. From me is your fruit found ...read
   Chapter 15 - Private Meditations Preceding Communion #3 - "Blow the trumpet in the new moon, in the time appointed, on our solemn feast-day. For this was a statute for Israel, and a law of the God of Jacob." ...read
   Chapter 16 - Private Meditations Preceding Communion #4 - "Come, you yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest awhile" (Mark 6:31). The hour of noontide rest was a special one of old in Palestine--whe ...read
   Chapter 17 - Private Meditations Preceding Communion #5 - "Awake, O north wind; and come, you south wind; blow upon my garden, that the spices thereof may flow out. Let my Beloved come into His garden, and e ...read
   Chapter 18 - Prayer Before Communion - O Lord, I beseech You to draw near to me this day in Your great mercy. I have the near prospect of approaching You at Your gracious Sacramental Ordina ...read
   Chapter 19 - Address To Aged Communicants - Each returning Sacramental Sabbath emphasizes the thought to us all, that we are nearer eternity. These sacred seasons are shadows moving across the d ...read
   Chapter 20 - Address to Mourning Communicants - "Again the next day, John was standing with two of his disciples. When he saw Jesus passing by, he said, "Look! The Lamb of God!" The two disciples h ...read
   Chapter 21 - Address to Mourning Communicants #2 - "Who among all these does not know that the hand of the Lord has done this?" (Job 12:9) God has been addressing a twofold voice today to those who ...read
   Chapter 22 - Address to Mourning Communicants #3 - "For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet witho ...read
   Chapter 23 - Private Meditations After Communion - "And they drew near unto the village where they went, and He made as though He would have gone farther; but they constrained Him, saying, Abide with ...read
   Chapter 24 - Private Meditations After Communion #2 - "Did not our heart burn within us while He talked with us by the way, and while He opened to us the Scriptures?" (Luke 24:32). Such were the musing ...read
   Chapter 25 - Private Meditations After Communion #3 - When I saw Him, I fell at His feet like a dead man. He laid His right hand on me, and said, "Don't be afraid! I am the First and the Last, and the Li ...read
   Chapter 26 - Private Meditations After Communion #4 - "I will go in the strength of the Lord God" (Psalms 71:16). The Feast is ended--but let me solemnly feel that the vow remains. The pledge to the Gr ...read
   Chapter 27 - Private Meditations After Communion #5 - "It is finished!" (John 19:30). I have listened today in thought, at the Holy Table of Communion, to this victorious cry. Glorious is the fulfillme ...read
   Chapter 28 - Private Meditations After Communion #6 - "Your vows are upon me, O God; I will render praises unto You--for You have delivered my soul from death" (Psalms 56:12-13). This musing of the Psa ...read
   Chapter 29 - Prayer After Communion - O Lord, I beseech You to follow with Your rich and effectual blessing, the solemn service of this day. May Jehovah hear me in the day of trouble; may ...read

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