letters to surfers

Question : Have stopped taking communion for fear of drinking damnation to myself.  How do I start back on track?      Answer by Robert Brow (www.brow.on.ca)

The text you are referring to is "Whoever. therefore, eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be answerable for the body and blood of the Lord" (1 Corinthians 11:27 NRSV).    An example might be a KGB agent in the Stalin era taking communion to arrest the believers.   This is nothing to do with the human sins and failures we all share in.

Where to start?   Take communion and tell the Lord you are as bad as any of us but you still love him and want to share in the work of his Kingdom.   He loves those who boldly trust in his love.

Robert Brow

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