The Holy Eucharist a Comfort to the Penitent; A Sermon Preached Before the University, in the Cathedral Church of Christ, in Oxford, on the Fourth Sunday After Easter

The Holy Eucharist a Comfort to the Penitent; A Sermon Preached Before the University, in the Cathedral Church of Christ, in Oxford, on the Fourth Sunday After Easter

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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. 1843 edition. Excerpt: ...their own Jesuits witness) do also profess Which acknowledgment of our adversaries may servo to stay the contrary clamours and calumnious accusations, wherein they use to range Protestants with those heretics who denied that the true Body of Christ was in the Eucharist, and maintained only a figure and image of Christ's Body, seeing that our difference is not about the truth or reality of presence, but about the true manner of the being and receiving thereof."--Catholic Appeal, p 9.'3. ed. 1610. Bishop Andrewes. "The Cardinal is not, unless ' willingly, ignorant, ' that Christ hath said, ' This is My Body, ' not ' This is not My Body in this mode.' Now about the object we are both agreed; all the controversy is about the mode. The ' This is, ' we firmly believe; that 'it is in this mode' (the Bread, namely, being transubstantiated into the Body), or of the mode whereby it is wrought that ' it is, ' whether in, or with, or under, or transubstantiated, there is not a word in the Gospel. And because not a word is there, we rightly detach it from being a matter of faith; we may place it amongst the decrees of the schools, not among the articles of faith. What Durandus is reported to have said of old, (Neand. Synop. Chron. p. 203.) we approve of. 'We hear the word, feel the effect, know not the manner, believe the Presence.' The Presence, I say, we believe, and that no less true than yourselves. Of the mode of the Presence, we define nothing rashly, nor, I add, do we curiously enquire; no more than how the Blood of Christ cleanseth us in our Baptism; no more than how in the Incarnation of Christ the human nature is united into the same Person with the Diviue. We rank it among Mysteries, (and indeed the Eucharist itself is a mystery, ) 'that which...show more

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  • 9781236500625