Remains of Alexander Knot, 2; In Two Volumes

Remains of Alexander Knot, 2; In Two Volumes

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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. 1834 Excerpt: ...superseding, but as preparing for, those higher and fuller influences, which confer God's most "perfect gift" on earth, and put the mind and heart into actual possession of the "pearl of great price." Is it not, then, with this highest and fullest communication of divine grace, that the sacrament of the Lord's supper has been specifically connected, by the very words of institution? It could have been no other than that highest and fullest communication of divine grace, which our Lord has promised, and so emphatically dwelt upon, in the 6th chapter of St. John. When, therefore, he applies those very terms, which he had declared to be, in the highest degree, significant of spirit and of life, to those sanctified elements, which he was pleased to appoint as sacramental symbols; and when he enjoins that very eating and drinking, which, in that discourse he had pronounced indispensable, to be carried into act in a visible manner, but with such profoundly significant import, in this perpetuated institution, what can we conclude, but that the sacrament of the Lord's supper is eminently, and, in a way of peculiar appropriation, the visible conduit, through which, by the invisible operation of Him who appointed it, is conveyed that special evangelical grace, with which the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, have, conjointly, distinguished and blessed the Christian dispensation? I rest in this conclusion with the greater confidence, inasmuch as it is in this light, that the Church of England has regarded the eucharistic institution. It would be hardly possible to convey the notion, which I have wished to express, more strictly, more fully, or more profoundly, than in those words, in which our Church describes the benefit of worthily receiving the Lord' more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 249g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1231083050
  • 9781231083055