Godly Meditations Upon the Most Holy Sacrament of the Lord's Supper

Godly Meditations Upon the Most Holy Sacrament of the Lord's Supper

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1839 edition. Excerpt: ...all business laid aside, thou wouldest have run thither. 2. Imagine, that as soon as thou hadst come to the Supper, the Lord had washed thy feet, and said, with tears falling on them, I THE MOST HOLT SACRAMENT. 155 do this to wash away many sins committed against thy Creator, by walking through ungodly ways, I wash Thee for the labour which thou shalt suffer for Me in a spiritual life. 3. Imagine, that Christ said unto thee, Come unto the Table of Angels, eat My bread, drink wine, which I have mixed for thee; or, Eat, O friends, drink, yea, drink abundantly, O beloved!"a 4. Lastly, imagine, how He bade thee sit down at the Table, casting His most longing eyes upon thee, saying, Desiderio desideravi; with a desire have I desired to eat this passover with you. Christ our Saviour desired to shew what thou also oughtest to desire; as if He should say, I have prevented thee with great benefits, and will hereafter enrich thee with greater, only continue in the love of Me. Consider, what modesty thou wouldest have used at that Holy Table, with what attention thou wouldest have received the words of Jesus. " The remembrance of Josiah," saith the Wise Man, " is like a per a Cant. v. i. 156 GODLY MEDITATIONS UPON fume;"b much more pleasant is the remembrance of our Lord Jesus, His last institution unto us. THE FRUIT OP THIS MEDITATION. The fruit is, to give the Lord hearty thanks for this inestimable benefit, now to be received; to beseech Him, that He would not suffer thee to die ungrateful; to call to mind that Christ kept the best wine until the last, left this Holy Repast as a sweet remembrance of His love at parting; that this love of His was a motion natural, which motion (say the philosophers) is most forcible towards the...show more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236597818
  • 9781236597816