This question was prompted by a friend who came to church with me. So, I followed up and read your wonderful article on the Lords Supper. However, a question remains for me. I understand that the communion is for the body of Christ -- for believers. Many of our kids have grown up believing in God, and as I understand it, all kids belong to God and will go to heaven, until they reach that age where they have to make their own decision. So why don't kids take communion?  How do we explain that? -- Lorna P.

Kids aren't in the covenant. You have to be a covenant member in order to take communion. Also, they are hardly "proclaiming the Lord's death" when they haven't personally repented and participated in the Lord's death and resurrection.

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