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:: II. . In this Sacrament Christ is not Offered up to his Father, nor any real Sacrifice made at all for remiffion of fin of the quick or dead, but only a Memorial of that one offering up of himself upon the Cross once for all, and a fpiritual Oblation of all pcffible praise unto God for the same, so that the Popith Sacrifice of the Mass (as they call it) is most abominable, injurious to Chrift's own only Sacrifice, the alone propitiation for all the fins of the Elet" b Heb g. 22,25,26 28 CI Cor 11.-24, 25, 26. Mat. 26.26, 27. : Heb.7. 230 24, 27 & 10, 11, 12,-14, 18.'

The Lord Jesus hath in this Ordinance api pointed his Ministers to declare his word of Instruction to the People, to pray and bless the Elements of Bread and Wine, and thereby to let them apart from a common to an holy ufe, and to take and break the Bread, co cake che Cup, & (chey Communicating allo cheme felves ) to give both to the Communicants, but to none who are not chen present in the Congregacion. f e Mat. 26. 26,27,28 Marle 14. 22,23,24; Luk. 22. 19, 20 i Cor. 23,10 26. A 20.7. i Cor. 11. 20

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Private Mafies, or Receiving the Sacrament by a Prielt, or any other alone, & as likewife the denial of the Cup to the People,'h Wor, shipping the Elements, the lifting chem up, or carrying them about for adoration, & reserve ing them for any Pretended religious yle, are all contrary to the nature of this Sacrameni,& to the Institution of Christ. & 1 Cor. 10. 6 Mark 14,23. i Cor 11. 25, 10 30 i Mat 159

The outward Elements in this Sacrament duly sec apart to the uses ordained by Chrift; have such relation to him crucified, as that truly yet Sacramentally only, they are sometimes called by the name of the things they represent, to wit, che Body & Blood of Christ ; k albeit in fubftance and nature they ftill re. main truly and only Bread and Wine as they were before. ' * Mat 26, 26, 27, 28'1 Cor. 11. 26, 27, 28 Mat 26. 29

VI. : That Do&rine which maintains a change of the substance of Bread and Wine into the sub{tance of Christ's Bodyand Blood (commonly walled Tranfubftantiation) by Confecration of ieft, or by any other way, is repugnant

ADH not to the Scripture alone, but even to common Sense and reason; overthroweth the nature of the Sacrament and hath been, and is the cause of manifold Superftitions, yea of gross Idolatries. act. 3. 21. i Cor. 11. 245 25, 26. Luke 24. 6, 39. . Phall be raised up with the self same bodies, & none other, although with different qualities, which shall be uniced again to their fouls forever." * I Tibef. 4. 17. I Cor. 15. 51, 52. . Job 19. 26,27. I Cor. 15. 42, 43, 44.

. . VII. , Worthy Receivers outwardly partaking of the visible Elements in chis Sacrament,- do thea also inwardly by Faith, really and indeed, get not carnally and corporally, but spiritually, receive and feed upon Chrift crucified and all benefits of his death; the body and Blood of · Christ being then not corporally or carnally

n, with, or under the Bread and Wine; yet is really, but spiritually present to the Faich of Believers in that Ordinance, as the Elements themselves àre to their outward senses. * 1 Cor. 11, 28. I Cor. 10. 16.

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All ignorant and ungodly persons, as they are unfit to enjoy communion with Christ, so are they unworthy of the Lord's Table, & canhot wishout great fin against him whilst they remain luch, partake of these holy Mysteries, ? or be admitted thereunto: ; yea whofoever Mall Receive Unworthily, are guilty of the Body and Blood of the Lord, caring and


drinking Judgment to themfelves.' P 1 Cor. 11. 27, 28, 29. 2 Cor. 6 14,15,16. 1 Cor. 5: 6, 7,13 2 Tbef. 3. 6, 14, 15. Mat. 7. Co * I Cor. 11. 27, 29.

Of tbe Stale of Man after Deatb, and of

i tbe Resurrection of the Dead. THE Bodies of men after death return to

duft, & Tee Córruption, a but their Souls f which neither die nor fleep) having an 'Immorte mofistence, immediately return to God who gave them, the Souls of the Righteous being then made perfe&t in Holinels, are received into the highelt Heavens, where they ''behold the face of God in light and glory. waiting for the full Redemption of their Bodies :And the Souls of the Wicked are caft inco Hell, where they remain in Torment, & urcer darkacs reserved for the Judgment of the great day: 4 besides these two places of fouls leparated from their bodies, the Scripture acknowledgech none, * Gew: 3.19. 187.13 36. * Luk 23:43: Ecli27. Heb. 12 2 3. 2Cor 5.1 6:8. Phil. 1:23. A£t.3.21. Epb.4. 10. Luk. 1:5,23; 24. Act, 1.25. Jud.v.6. Pet. 3. 19.

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III. The Bodies of the Unjuft shall by the Power of Christ be raised to dishonour .; The Bodies of the juft by his Spirit unto honour,& be made conformable to his own glorious Body. Aft. 24.15. John 5.28,29. 1Cor.15:42 Pbil. 3. 21.


Of the last Judgment. M OD hath appointed a day wherein hewil WI Judge the World in Righteousness by Jesus Christ, to whom all power and Judg. ment is given of the Father ; in which day not only the Apoftate Angels shall be Judged, e but likewile all persons that have lived upon earth, shall appear before the Tribunal of Christ co give an account of their Thoughts, Words and Deeds, and to Receive according to what they have done in che Body, whether it be good er Evil. da 18.17.31. b Jobin 5. 22, 27. c I Cor. 6.3.Jude v.6. 2 Pet.2.4. .d g Car 5.10. Eccl. 12.14. Rom. 2.16. & 14. 10, 12. Mat. 12. 36, 37.

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