The Sacred Actions Of Christian Worship

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

This section shares sacred actions in terms of their biblical roots, their historical development, and their worldwide observance in Christian churches today. The practice of sacred actions in all major denominations, the history of the sacraments, baptism and the Lord’s Supper, and Christian worship for the seasons of life are given thorough attention.

The Sacred Actions Among The Churches

  1. Sacred Actions Among The Contemporary Churches

History And Theology Of Sacred Actions, Sacraments, And Ordinances

  1. The Significance Of Sacred Actions
  2. The History Of Sacraments, Ordinances, And Sacred Actions


  1. The History Of Baptism
  2. Contemporary Theologies Of Water Baptism
  3. The Practice Of Baptism
  4. Confirmation
  5. The Renewal Of The Baptismal Covenant

The Lord’s Supper

  1. History Of The Lord's Supper
  2. Theologies Of The Lord's Supper
  3. The Practice Of The Lord's Supper

Sacred Actions For The Seasons Of Life

  1. Marriage
  2. The Funeral

Sacred Actions In The Life Of The Christian Community

  1. Ordination And Commissioning
  2. Anointing Of The Sick
  3. Footwashing
  4. The Solemn Assembly
  5. Reconciliation