The Body of Christ: An Enquiry Into the Institution and Doctrine of Holy Communion
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Page 25 - The life (or 'soul') of the flesh is in the blood ; and I have given it to you upon the altar to make atonement for your souls; for it is the blood that maketh atonement by reason of the life.
Page 237 - 0 Lord and heavenly Father, according to the institution of Thy dearly beloved Son, our Saviour Jesus Christ, we Thy humble servants do celebrate, and make here before Thy divine Majesty, with these Thy holy gifts, the memorial which Thy Son has willed us to make, having in remembrance His blessed passion, mighty resurrection, and glorious
Page 26 - As the living Father sent me, and I live because of the Father: so he that eateth me, he also shall live because of me. This is the bread which came down out of heaven.
Page 163 - The world is mine, and the fulness thereof. Will I eat the flesh of bulls, or drink the blood of goats? Offer unto God the sacrifice of thanksgiving.
Page 79 - 1 this bread the body of Thy Christ, and this cup the blood of Thy Christ, that all who shall partake of it may be confirmed in godliness, may receive remission of their sins, may be delivered from the devil and his wiles, may be
Page 230 - spiritually eat the flesh of Christ, and drink His blood; we dwell in Christ and Christ in us; we are one with Christ and Christ with us.
Page 163 - I will take no bullock out of thy house, nor he-goats out of thy folds. For every beast of the forest is mine. . . . The world is mine, and the fulness thereof.
Page 193 - And now, O Father, mindful of the love That bought us once for all on Calvary's tree, And having with us Him that pleads above, We here present, we here spread forth, to Thee That only offering perfect in Thine eyes, The one true, pure, immortal sacrifice.
Page 233 - vouchsafe to bless and sanctify these Thy gifts and creatures of bread and wine that they may be unto us the body and blood of Thy most dearly beloved Son Jesus
Page 78 - the cup with wine and water, and blessed it, He gave it to them, saying, Drink ye all of it; this is My blood which is shed for many for the remission of sins ; do this in remembrance of Me, for as often as ye eat of this bread, and drink of this cup, ye do