A Little Time With The 1689: Day 359

Day 359 Of the State of Man after Death and of the Resurrection of the Dead. Chapter 31, Paragraph 1. “The Bodies of Men after Death return to dust, and see corruption; but their Souls (which neither die nor sleep) having an immortal subsistence, immediately return to God who gave them: the Souls of the…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 358

Day 358 Of the Lord’s Supper. Chapter 30, Paragraph 8. “All ignorant and ungodly persons, as they are unfit to enjoy communion with Christ; so are they unworthy of the Lord’s Table; and cannot without great sin against him, while they remain such, partake of these holy mysteries, or be admitted thereunto: yea whosoever shall…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 357

Day 357 Of the Lord’s Supper. Chapter 30, Paragraph 7. “Worthy receivers, outwardly partaking of the visible Elements in this Ordinance, do then also inwardly by faith, really and indeed, yet not carnally, and corporally, but spiritually receive, and feed upon Christ crucified and all the benefits of his death; the Body and Blood of…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 356

Day 356 Of the Lord’s Supper. Chapter 30, Paragraph 6. “That doctrine which maintains a change of the substance of Bread and Wine, into the substance of Christ’s body and blood (commonly called Transubstantiation) by consecration of a Priest, or by any other way, is repugnant not to Scripture alone, but even to common sense…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 355

Day 355 Of the Lord’s Supper. Chapter 30, Paragraph 5. “The outward Elements in this Ordinance, duly set apart to the uses ordained by Christ, have such relation to him crucified, as that truly, although in terms used figuratively, they are sometimes called by the name of the things they represent, to wit the body…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 354

Day 354 Of the Lord’s Supper. Chapter 30, Paragraph 4. “The denial of the Cup to the people, worshiping the Elements, the lifting them up, or carrying them about for adoration, and reserving them for any pretended religious use, are all contrary to the nature of this Ordinance, and to the institution of Christ.” Scripture…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 353

Day 353 Of the Lord’s Supper. Chapter 30, Paragraph 3. “The Lord Jesus hath in this Ordinance, appointed his Ministers to Pray, and bless the Elements of Bread and Wine, and thereby to set them apart from a common to an holy use, and to take and break the Bread; to take the Cup, and…