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On Eucharistical Adoration (Paperback) Loot Price: R495
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On Eucharistical Adoration (Paperback): John Keble

On Eucharistical Adoration (Paperback)

John Keble

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: No Gift so great or so near as the Eucharist. 7 to acknowledge. Why or how should it be otherwise in re- Chap. L. spect of that which divines have truly called " the extension of the Incarnation," -- the participation of the Incarnate One by His true members, in and through the spiritual eating and drinking of His present Body and Blood ? 9. Thus it "would appear that God's holy Word from be- ginning to end abounds in examples to sanction those natural instincts of the devout and loving heart, which prompt to deeper and more intense adoration, in proportion to the greatness of the gift, and the directness with which it comes straight to the receiver from Almighty God. Now the gift in the Holy Eucharist is Christ Himself -- all good gifts in one; and that in an immense, inconceivable degree. And how can we conceive even Power Almighty to bring it more closely and more directly home to each one of us, than when His Word commands and His Spirit enables us to receive Him as it were spiritual meat and drink ? entering into and penetrating thoroughly the whole being of the renewed man, somewhat in the same way as the virtue of wholesome meat and drink diffuses itself through a healthful body: only, as we all know, with this great difference, (among others, ) -- that earthly meat and drink is taken up and changed into K-/.-' parts of our earthly frame, whereas the work of this heavenly nourishment is to transform our being into itself; to change us after His image, " from glory to glory," from the fainter to the more perfect brightness; until " our sinful bodies be made clean by His Body, and our souls washed through His most precious Blood; and we dwell evermore in Him, and He in i; s: " " we in Him," as members of " His mystical Body, whi...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2009
First published: August 2009
Authors: John Keble
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 19mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 332
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-26421-1
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-26421-2
Barcode: 9780217264211

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