A Doctrinal And Practical Treatise On The Lord's Supper; Containing Copious Illustrations Of The Leading Doctrines Of The Gospel, And Of The Leading D by James Grierson

A Doctrinal And Practical Treatise On The Lord's Supper; Containing Copious Illustrations Of The…

byJames Grierson

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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. 1839. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER III. ON THE FEELINGS WHICH THE THINGS REPRESENTED AND SUGGESTED TO OUR MINDS, IN THIS ORDINANCE, ARE NATURALLY FITTED TO AWAKEN, AND UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF WHICH WE SHOULD STUDY TO BE, WHENEVER WE ENGAGE IN IT. In the course of our previous inquiries in regard to the Lord's Supper, we have had an opportunity of observing how admirably it is calculated either to represent, or to suggest to our contemplation, those facts and doctrines--connected with himself and his mediatorial work--which we are there called upon to remember and celebrate. It is not more admirably calculated, however, vividly to present these things to our contemplation, than the things themselves, when rightly contemplated, are calculated to awaken in our minds those very feelings which form, not only the most suitable preparation for engaging in that holy ordinance, but the sweetest exercises of the soul during its actual celebration; and feelings the invigorating and enlargement of which constitute one of the richest benefits that the Master of this spiritual feast intended, through it, to convey to the souls of his people. What those feelings are, it is now the next part of our plan to consider and illustrate. For this purpose, we shall recall to our attention the various circumstances which, as has been already shown,, the Lord's Supper either represents, or is naturally fitted to suggest to our remembrance; and shall endeavour to show, with respect to each of them in succession, what feeling, or feelings, it is calculated to awaken in our minds. We are not going again to enlarge on any of those circumstances which, in this part of our subject, we may have occasion to introduce, but shall advert to them only so far as is necessary to illustrate the nature and amount of the fee...

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Title:A Doctrinal And Practical Treatise On The Lord's Supper; Containing Copious Illustrations Of The…Format:PaperbackDimensions:82 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:January 19, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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