Posts by Matt Stevens

Preparing for the Supper: Considering our sin in light of Christ’s fulfilling Sacrifice

Yesterday we looked at the moral law, summarized in the Ten Commandments and commanded by Christ himself, as the basis for what it means to recommit ourselves to our Savior in the Lord’s Supper. Recommittal is an act we do daily as Christians, as often as we repent we are recommitting ourselves to Jesus, but…

Ash Wednesday

Tomorrow (2/14/2024) is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent (or Quadragesima, if you’re feeling fancy). Friday KVPC is having a sausage dinner commemorating the Affair of the Sausages, essentially denying the efficacy and necessity of Lent. I thought I’d express some of my thoughts regarding this. If you’d like a history of it a quick…

What’s An Overture?

As I wrote yesterday, an overture is basically a request to the General Assembly to do something, to act on a specific matter. The typical way an overture comes to the Assembly is through a Presbytery. A session in a particular presbytery works on an overture, sends it to the presbytery at a meeting where…