The presence of Christ in the Supper we must hold to be such as neither affixes him to the element of bread, nor encloses him in bread, nor circumscribes him in any way, (this would obviously detract from his celestial glory;) and it must, moreover, be such as neither divests him of his just dimensions, nor dissevers him by differences of place, nor assigns to him a body of boundless dimensions, diffused through heaven and earth. All these things are clearly repugnant to his true human nature. Let us never allow ourselves to lose sight of the two restrictions. First, Let there be nothing derogatory to the heavenly glory of Christ. This happens whenever he is brought under the corruptible elements of this world, or is affixed to any earthly creatures. Secondly, Let no property be assigned to his body inconsistent with his human nature. This is done when it…
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Asking questions are really fastidious thing if you are not
understanding something entirely, however this paragraph presents nice
Thank you so much Dustin; I just ask the Lord to show me what to write, the truth of God is actually very simple to understand – when the Lord shows you the truth for yourself. It is the “Scribes” who complicate things, I have found in my own experiences.