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Considering the Institution of the Holy Commu-
nion, as recorded by St. Matthew, St. Mark, St.
Luke, and St. Paul
It came in the Place of the Jewish Passover
1. Resembling it in several Circumstances
2. Deriving its Forms and Phrases from it
CHA P. III.
Concerning the Commemoration of Christ, in the
1. Remembering him as God-Man
2. Commemorating him as such
3. Celebrating his Memorial
Concerning the Commemoration of the Death of
1. As an expiatory Sacrifice
2. Which is applied in the Eucharist
Of the Consecration of the Elements
1. In what sense they are blessed or consecrated
2. By whom they are blessed
3. What the Blessing amounts to
C H A P. VI.
Of Spiritual Feeding according to John vi.
1. The Sense of the Ancients on that Head
2. The Sentiments of Moderns
Of Sacramental, Symbolical Feeding in the Eu-
1. The Sentiments of the Ancients on that Head 157–181
i Cor. x. 16. explained, and vindicated from miscon-
Remission of Sins conferred in the Eucharist
Proved from Scripture
Judgment of the Reformers, and of the Church of
Sanctifying Grace conferred in the Eucharist
Proved from 1 Cor. x. 16.
Proved from John vi.
Proved from Analogy
Proved from 1 Cor. xji. 13.
The Judgment of the Ancients hereupon
The Sentiments of Moderns on the same
c H A P. XI.
The Eucharist considered as a Federal Rite
Argued from the Nature of Communion
From the Custom of drinking Blood in Covenants ibid.
From the Words of Institution
From the Analogy between that and Sacrifices, or
Objections to Dr. Cudworth's Notion considered and
The Eucharist considered in a Sacrificial View 341
Some Account of Dr. Grabe's Sentiments
The Eucharist a spiritual Sacrifice, how
The Judgment of the Ancients on that Head 350-389
The Judgment of Moderns
Of the Preparation proper for the Holy Com-
2. Competent Knowledge
3. Sound Faith
4. True Repentance
Consisting chiefly in
Readiness to forgive
Charity to the Poor
Of the Obligation to frequent Communion
How stated in the several Ages of the Church