Life Lessons from the Prayer Book; A Manual of Instruction for Bible Classes

Life Lessons from the Prayer Book; A Manual of Instruction for Bible Classes

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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. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...that Word doth make it That I believe and take it." 12. Of what do the communion bread and wine in the commemorative sacrifice of the Lord's Supper take the place? Of the sacrificed Passover lamb that was eaten. 13. What were our Lord's own words to the Apostles as He gave them the bread? "Take, eat: this is My body." to have been greatly perplexed when our Lord said, "This is My body," if they had understood Him to mean that He held His own physical body in the hands of that unbroken physical body that was before them. But they asked no questions: there was no trace of any perplexity on their part, nor was the doctrine of transubstantiation broached until eight hundred years after that night. There is a familiar illustration of this truth which can be understood by all The United States Government takes a piece of paper and stamps it as One Dollar: and to all the people it henceforth stands as the equivalent, and has the purchasing pov r of a gold dollar. Yet no one thinks of asserting or believing that the paper is transubstantiated into gold. Its value depends altogether upon the word and the credit of the United States Government. So, if we may reverently use the comparison, Christ takes the communion bread and blesses it, and calls it His body which is given for us. Its value depends wholly upon the word of Christ and the credit of Christ as the Son of God, and the means whereby we receive it as such is faith. I See The Lord's Supper, by Rev. G. S. Mallory, D.D. 14. What, therefore, is to be remembered about the Eucharist? That the truths of Communion (spiritual feeding) and Sacrifice are so inseparably blended together in it, that they cannot be detached from one another. 15. How does our Church teach us...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236850564
  • 9781236850560