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LECTURES ON THE REAL PRESENCE.

SECTION THE THIRD.

ON THE DOCTRINE OF ST. PAUL REGARDING

THE EUCHARIST.

DOCTRINE OF ST. PAUL.

1 COR. X. 16.

GREEK TEXT.

VULGATE.

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έστι;

Το ποτήριον της ευλογίας, και Calix benedictionis, cui ευλογούμεν, ουχί κοινωνια του benedicimus, nonne αίματος του Χριστού έστι; municatio sanguinis Christi τον άρτον ον κλώ μεν, ουχί κοιν- est? et panis quem frangiωγία του σώματος του Χριστού mus, nonne participatio

corporis Domini est?

CHAP. XI. 27-29. "Ωστε ός αν εσθια τον άρτον Quicumque igitur manduτούτον ή πίνη το ποτήριον του caverit panem hunc, vel biΚυρίου αναξίως, ένοχος έσται berit calicem Domini inτου σώματος και του αίματος digne, reus erit corporis του Κυρίου: Δοκιμα βέτο δε άν- et sanguinis Domini. Proθρωπος εαυτόν, και ούτως εκ bet autem seipsum homo, του άρτου εσθέτω, και εκ του et sic de pane illo edat, et ποτηρίου πινέτω ο γαρ εσθίων de calice bibat. Qui enim και πίνων αναξίως, κρίμα εαυ- manducat et bibit indigne, τω έσθίει και πίνει, μη δια- judicium sibi manducat et κρίνων το σώμα του Κυρίου bibit, non dijudicans cor

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VERSION AUTHORISED BY THE ENGLISH PROTESTANT CHURCH.

1 COR. X. 16. The

cup of blessing which we bless, is it not the communion of the blood of Christ? The bread which we break, is it not the communion of the body of Christ?

CHAP. XI. 27-29. Wherefore, whosoever shall eat this bread, and (OR) drink this cup of the Lord unworthily, shall be guilty of the body and blood of the Lord. But let a man examine himself, and so let him eat of that bread, and drink of that cup. For he that eateth and drinketh unworthily, eateth and drinketh damnation to himself, not discerning the body of the Lord.

LECTURE THE EIGHTH.

ARGUMENTS FOR THE REAL PRESENCE FROM THE DOCTRINE OF

ST. PAUL REGARDING THE USE OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT.

GENERAL OBJECTIONS AGAINST THE CATHOLIC DOCTRINE FROM

SCRIPTURE.REMARK ON THE CONNEXION BETWEEN THE REAL

PRESENCE AND TRANSUBSTANTIATION

To complete the Catholic proof of the Real Presence from the Scriptures, nothing is wanting but to examine the doctrine delivered by St. Paul regarding the effects of this sacred institution. I have for this purpose placed before you two passages in which he speaks of it; and I proceed, at once, to the brief, but convincing, argument which they afford to our doctrine.

In the first of these, 1 Cor. x. 16, the Apostle touches quite incidentally upon it; for he is speaking of the guilt of participating in the idolatrous sacrifices of the heathens. He enforces this by the question,—“the cup of benediction which we bless, is it not the partaking of the blood of Christ? And the bread which we break, is it not partaking of the body of the Lord ?" The word here rendered partaking, or communion, is used several other

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