The Ecclesiastical Polity And Other Works Of Richard Hooker; With His Life By I. Walton. To Which…

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byRichard Hooker

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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. 1830 Excerpt: ...their own everlasting felicity; the one, because they enjoyed not, disputed; the other disputed not, because they enjoyed. If then the presence of Christ with them did so much move, judge what their thoughts and affections were at the time of this new presentation of Christ, not before their eyes, but within their souls. They had learned before, that his Flesh and Blood are the true cause of eternal life; that this they are not by the bare force of their own substance, but through the dignity and worth of his Person which offered them up by way of sacrifice for the life of the whole world, and doth make them still effectual thereunto; finally, that to us they are life in particular, by being particularly received. Thus much they knew, although as yet they understood not perfectly to what effect or issue the same would come, till at the length being assembled for no other cause which they could imagine but to have eaten the Passover only that Moses appointeth, when they saw their Lord and Master, with hands and eyes lifted up to Heaven, first bless and consecrate, for the endless good of all generations till the world's end, the chosen elements of Bread and Wine; which elements, made for ever the instruments of life by virtue of his divine benediction, they being the first that were commanded to receive from him, the first which were warranted by his promise, that not only unto them at the present time, but to whomsoever they and their successors after them did duly administer the same, those mysteries should serve as conducts of life, and conveyances of his Body and Blood unto them, was it possible they should hear that voice, "Take, eat, this is my Body; drink ye all of this, this is Imm. my Blood;" possible, that doing what was required, and 2&#...

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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. 1830 Excerpt: ...their own everlasting felicity; the one, because they enjoyed not, disputed; the other disputed not, because they enjoyed. If th...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:252 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.53 inPublished:May 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217952526

ISBN - 13:9780217952521

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