The New Dispensation; Or, The Religion Of Harmony. Compiled From Keshub Chunder Sen's Writings

Paperback | January 12, 2012

byKeshub Chunder Sen

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1903. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... NEW SACRAMENTAL CEREMONY. Jesus ! Is the Sacramental rite meant only for those nations that are in the habit of taking bread and wine? Are the Hindus excluded from partaking of the holy eucharist ? Wilt thou cut us off because we are riceeaters and teetotalers ? That cannot be. Spirit of Jesus! That cannot be. Both unto Europe and Asia thou hast said, -- eat my flesh and drink my blood. Therefore the Hindu shall eat thy flesh in rice and drink thy blood in pure water, so that the scripture might be fulfilled in this land. On Sunday the 6th March, the ceremony of adapting the sacrament to Hindu life was performed with due solemnity, in accordance with the principle above set forth. The Hindu apostles of Christ gathered after prayer in the dinner-hall, and sat upon the floor upon bare ground. Upon a silver plate was Rice, and in a small goblet was Water, and there were flowers and leaves around both. The Minister read the following verses from Luke xxii : -- And he took bread and gave thanks, and brake it, and gave unto them, saying. This is my body which is given for you. This do in remembrance of me. Likewise also the cup after supper, saying. This cup is the new testament in my Blood which is shed fo1 you. A prayer was then offered, asking the Lord to bless the sacramental rice and water: -- Touch this rice and this water, 0 Holy Spirit, and turn their grossly material substance into sanctifying spiritual forces, that they may upon entering our system be assimilated to it as the flesh and blood of all the saints in Christ Jesus. Satisfy the hunger and thirst of our souls with the rich food and drink thou hast placed before us. Invigorate us with christ-force, nourish us with saintly life. The Lord blessed the rice and He blessed the water. And these were then s...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1903. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... NEW SACRAMENTAL CEREMONY. Jesus ! Is the Sacramental rite meant only for those nations that are in the habit of taking bread and wine...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:January 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217394078

ISBN - 13:9780217394079

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