It was on this subject of keeping pure the Lord's Table that the controversy arose between the ministers and the town councillors which ended in the banishment of Calvin, Farel and Conrad from Geneva.
It was, in fact, from the Lord's table that offending disciples were first excluded.
Some felt that they could not go to the Lord's Table where the clergyman was a worldly man; others went, but with much fear and doubt.
communicant members in their churches are welcomed to our Lord's table.
We read also that some of them were getting drunk at the Lord's table - it's hardly imaginable!