Reformed Baptist Fellowship

Spurgeon on the Frequency of the Lord’s Supper

In Reformed Baptist Fellowship on September 16, 2010 at 7:30 am

Spurgeon long held and taught that the apostolic precedents all appeared to indicate that the celebration of the sacred supper should take place each Lord’s day, and, therefore, whether at home or abroad, he always attended the communion every Sabbath if it was possible and he often bore his willing witness that the frequent participation in the holy feast increased rather than diminished its value as a constant reminder of Him who said to His disciples, ‘This do in remembrance of me.’

–From C. H. Spurgeon Autobiography: Volume 2: The Full Harvest (Banner ed. 1973): p. 316.

Jeffrey T. Riddle, Pastor
Christ Reformed Baptist Church
Charlottesville, Virginia 22901
http://www.jeffriddle.net
  1. I agree with Spurgeon. Christians should take the Lord’s Supper together every Lord’s Day, if possible.

  2. Amen, brother! Observance, not absence, [of the supper] makes the heart grow fonder…(with a bit of liberty citing the quote….).

  3. […] September 17, 2010 by Jeff Peterson C.H. hits it out of the park. Again. Are we surprised? Spurgeon long held and taught that the apostolic precedents all appeared to indicate that the celebration of the sacred supper should take place each Lord’s day, and, therefore, whether at home or abroad, he always attended the communion every Sabbath if it was possible and he often bore his willing witness that the frequent participation in the holy feast increased rather than diminished its value as a constant reminder of Him who said to His di … Read More […]

  4. […] Recently I came across an excerpt from Charles Spurgeon’s writing indicating that he found weekly communion to be both biblical, and of immense spiritual value.  His testimony was the catalyst for this post: Spurgeon long held and taught that the apostolic precedents all appeared to indicate that the celebration of the sacred supper should take place each Lord’s day, and, therefore, whether at home or abroad, he always attended the communion every Sabbath if it was possible and he often bore his willing witness that the frequent participation in the holy feast increased rather than diminished its value as a constant reminder of Him who said to His disciples, ‘This do in remembrance of me.’ (HT Reformed Baptist Fellowship) […]

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