A Doctrinal and Ritualistic View of the Holy Eucharist

A Doctrinal and Ritualistic View of the Holy Eucharist

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ...and round about the throne were four beasts, and they rested not, day and night, saying, "Holy, holy, holy Lord God Almighty, which was, and is, and is to come." And when those beasts gave glory, and honor, and thanks to him that sat on the throne, the four and twenty elders fell down before him that sat on the throne, and worshipped him that liveth for ever and ever, and cast their crowns before the throne, saying, "Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honor and power; for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created." " In this Heavenly worship we discover a throne and One upon it-even an altar, with the Body of the King thereon; round about the throne seats for the Elders; and four and twenty Elders, clothed in priestly vestments. Lamps of fire are seen before the throne; and round about the throne are four beasts, which, day and night, continually chant the Trisagion; and when these beasts, thus give glory and honor and thanks to Him that sits upon the throne, the four and twenty elders, bringing their bodies into the solemn service, fall down, and casting their crowns before the throne, in an antiphonal response, acknowledge the worthiness of their Lord, to receive glory and honor and power. Thus is God adored above! and how can man, worm of the dust as he is, throw himself back upon a cold and simple service, and with a patronizing air tell his Maker, that it is better, purer, holier homage, than He receives in Heaven? Concerning the form or order of worship during the time of the Apostles, the Scriptures offer but little testimony, further than that which we have noticed in connection with the Temple services. Enough, however, may be gathered to satisfy an...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123676580X
  • 9781236765802