Practical Sermons Preached in Hanover Chapel, Regent St

Practical Sermons Preached in Hanover Chapel, Regent St

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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. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ... Supper is said, in the Church Catechism, to have been ordained for a "continual remembrance of the sacrifice of the death of Christ." "Christ our passover is sacrificed for us." His flesh and blood are to us what the lamb, and the scape-goat, and the heifer, were to the Jews: the antitype corresponds with the type: and as, under the law, they who eat at all of the animal killed were partakers in that which was consumed on the altar, so, under grace, they who eat of the bread and wine are partakers of the body and blood of Christ, offered once for all, and extending his expiation to all the generations of mankind. 1 Art. 28. 1 1 Cor. x. 16, 17. 1 Cor. x. 18. So much, then, as regards what we are ordered to do in the solemn injunction of the text. And, secondly, as to the force of the injunction. To this divine and comfortable feast all are bidden in God's behalf, being lovingly called thereto by Christ himself. It is he, who invites so many guests to receive the pledges of his love, to partake in the expiation of his sacrifice, to make their heavenly banquet upon that which is a communion of his body and blood. It is he who invites every sinner to come and lay down his burthen here at the foot of the cross; for, if he labours and is heavy laden with the weight of sins, here he shall find relief and rest. It is he who came by water and blood, the two tokens of atonement and purification inseparable, under the law, from expiatory sacrifice; for the victim and priest were sprinkled with water before the blood was shed; and water was sprinkled over all who had partaken of the sacrifice, again, when it had been completed. It is he, then, who commands us not only to be purified in the regeneration of grace by the waters of baptism, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236485238
  • 9781236485236