Treatise on the Lord's Supper; Adapted to the Services of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States

Treatise on the Lord's Supper; Adapted to the Services of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States

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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. 1843 edition. Excerpt: ...here, which, as it may relieve the anxiety of a timid mind, I gladly insert: he says, "the precept is, if we call to mind that our brother has ought against us: that is, if we have any way injured him, for then it is that he has something against us. For if he have injured us, then we have something against him; in which case there is no occasion to go to him for reconcilement. designed for the use of the minds, to be very careful not to sin before we receive the Lord's Supper, and afterwards to be too careless about sinning. Let us watch against this self-righteous spirit, while we foster and cherish those more serious and devout thoughts, and those greater longings after Christ and his blessings which we may experience at that time. Seek to prepare in dependence on the grace of God, and as his appointed means for obtaining a blessing, and such a preparation will discover to you more of "your sinful and lost condition; and thus the atonement of Christ, and the gift of his Holy Spirit, will be unspeakably precious to you, and you will go to his table hungering and thirsting after righteousness. Then, in partaking of the memorials of his death, you will receive the pledges of his love, and the assurance of your interest in his great salvation. You will enjoy communion with him and his people, and probably gain some foretaste of those superior pleasures which are at his right hand for evermore. CHAPTER X. On the Benefits connected with a due Reception of the Lord's Supper. The performance of each of the duties to which our Lord calls his people, is attended with many advantages; as it regards all his statutes, in keeping of them there is great reward. It is so in this duty. While he calls us to remember him, to show forth his...show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236919459
  • 9781236919458