The Reformed Doctrine of the Lord’s Supper

How do Reformed Christians understand the Lord’s Supper? How is the Reformed understanding different from what Evangelicals and Lutherans believe? Do we believe in the true presence of Christ in the Supper?

The Extra Calvinisticum: That Calvinistic Extra

One of the most amazing acts of God in history is the Incarnation of the Son of God. At that moment in time when “the Word was made flesh” (John 1:14) and the baby Jesus lay in the manager, He did not cease to be who He has always been. The Logos remained omnipresent and active in sustaining the universe while his human nature became localized on earth. In Reformed theology, this belief is known as the Extra Calvinisticum.

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