Taking Communion Unworthily
AUTHOR: Bill Gorman
Take time to reread the scripture passage from Sunday (Luke 22). Review your notes from the sermon. What is God bringing back to mind from His Word? Listen and watch as Bill Gorman, Campus Pastor at our Brookside Campus, adds one more nuance we wish we could have shared on Sunday.
In Luke chapter 22, we witnessed Jesus’ institution of communion, but what does it mean to take communion unworthily? If you’ve been around the church for any length of time you’ve probably wondered about this.
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