Close communion is the practice of permitting only some to come to Lord’s Supper. Close communion can be contrasted with two other views or practices: it is really the intermediate position between them..
Meditations on the Belgic Confession: an explanation of how the church should be governed according to the Word of God and the Reformed creeds.
One of the most frequently asked questions we hear in the LRF is "Why Do You Have No Lord's Supper?" In this blogpost, which is a shortened and edited version of a sermon, we answer that question.
Essentials of Reformed Doctrine is a systematic doctrine class aimed at older teenagers, but adapted in Ireland for adults who want to learn all the doctrines of Christianity.
Lesson 24 is "The Church."
The main subjects covered in this Lesson are:
Part 1:The church as spiritual organism; the election and gathering of the church; the church militant, triumphant, visible, invisible, organism and institute.
Part 2: The attributes of the church: unity, holiness, catholicity, apostolicity.
Part 3: The power of the church; the keys of the kingdom; church government.
Part 4: Church government (continued): the offices in the church.
The LRF runs an adult reformed doctrine class in which we work through the Essentials of Reformed Doctrine catechism booklet published by the PRCA.
Below you will find the lesson outlines based on Lesson 24.
Each lesson outline comes as a handy PDF formatted to be printed as a single double-sided page with narrow margins. Download the attachments below.
Essentials of Reformed Doctrine: Lesson 24 (“The Church") (2)
Essentials of Reformed Doctrine: Lesson 24 (“The Church") (1)
Essentials of Reformed Doctrine: Lesson 24 (“The Church") (3)
Essentials of Reformed Doctrine: Lesson 24 (“The Church") (4)