In this episode, Pastor Richard answers a question about communion. What are the absolute basics of communion? What if there is no Word present with the Bread and Wine? Also, what if people use grape soda and potato chips, is it still a sacrament? We certainly do not use sand when we baptize, but soda and chips for the Lord’s Supper would be totally fine, right? Check this episode out to learn more.

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[youtube]YNDDwedHNr4[/youtube] In this episode, Pastor Richard answers a question about the use of grape juice for communion. Did Jesus use grape juice? Where did grape juice come from? What should alcoholics do? http://www.pastormattrichard.com/2012/08/what-led-to-grape-juice-being-used-in.html Around the Word Devotions (http://www.whatdoesthismean.org/devotions.html) Rightly Divided Daily Meditation Blog (https://rightlydividedbible.wordpress.com/) Questions about the Lutheran Ninja Clan and WEtv’s goals? Watch this […]

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Dear WE: A question was brought up in my Theology class about the use of grape juice in the place of wine. Is it actually incorrect, and if so, is there anywhere in Scripture I can use to defend it? Thanks, H. Dear H: The historical roots of using grape juice in the place of […]

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I’ve been told that the element in The Lord’s Supper does not matter as long as it is “fruit of the vine” as the original texts state. Why do many LCMS churches insist on wine? Why do others make exceptions? ~R Dear R, We cannot really respond as to why some congregations make exceptions and […]

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[youtube]vqKz2HL2yzI[/youtube]   This Greek Tuesday takes a look at John 2:1-12 and the wedding at Cana. With a lengthy aside on the whole question of why we use lectionaries…cause you asked! We’ve also got wine, fishing, confessing, narcigesis (reading YOURSELF into the text), roller coasters and a small grammar lesson to boot. What’s not to […]

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