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Heb.x.10. sacrament of the Lord's supper, to the

offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for
all: look to him as dying for the re-
mission of your sins; washing them away
in his precious blood; suffering that
you may be saved. And while you are
kneeling under his cross, touched with
the utmost possible sense of God's love
who gave his only begotten Son, and
affected with sentiments of the most
tender devotion to him who gave him-
self for you, embrace also with your
good will all mankind, whom he loved,
for his fake. Then rise up to the fóber
continual practice of every thing, that is
good, and excellent, and praise worthy,
and conformable to such sentiments and
affections, and the obligations laid upon
you by his infinite love. Remember that
you are to live, as well as pray piously.
Let the devout worship of God be ac-

companied with a careful obedience to James 1.4. his commands: and then you are perfect and entire, wanting nothing.

Thus

Thus shall these services and facraments be fulfilled to you in a manner not now to be comprehended. You .. shall be admitted into those mansions which Christ is gone into heaven to prepare; and eat and drink at his table in his Luke xxii.

30. kingdom.

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HEB. x. 8, 9, 10. ABOVE WHEN HE SAID, SACRIFICE,

AND OFFERING, AND BURNT OFFERINGS, AND OFFERING FOR SIN, THOU WOULDEST NOT, NEITHER HADST PLEASURE THEREIN ; WHICH ARE OFFERED BY THE LAW: THEN SAID HE, LO, I COME TO DO THY WILL, O GOD: HE TAKETH AWAY THE FIRST, THAT HE MAY ESTABLISH THE SECOND. BY THE WHICH WILL WE ARE SANCTIFIED, THROUGH THE OFFERING OF THE BODY OF JESUS CHRIST, ONCE FOR ALL. THE religious worship of most naT tions in the world anciently conlisted much of Sacrifices. That of the

Jews

Jews in particular was almost wholly taken up with them. And it is certain, whether we can see the reasons of it or no, or whatever reasons we may fancy we feç against it, that this way of worship was acceptable to the Supreme Be

ing, from the days of Noah, at least, if Gen. viii. not from Adam, to the death of Christ. 20,21.

Possibly you can see no reason why the death of Christ should recommend to the divine favour any other person than himself: can you tell me why the

death of an Animal had ever any such Rom. vii. efficacy? It is written, you know; (for 1, 16.

- I speak, as the Apostle did, to them that

know the law, and that consent unto it, Lev. xvii. that it is good) The life of the flesh is in

the blood, and I have given it you upon the altar to make an atonement for your souls : for it is the blood that maketh an atonement for the foul.

II.

Not pretending therefore to form to

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