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ind confound our adversarics! But Now, mark the words ! : must lay the book down, merely! “IT IS HE (CHRIST) HIMSELF unning my eye over it, and stating, WHO SAYS, “MY FLESH IS MEAT hat I find as I go on most copious INDEED, AND MY BLOOD IS DRINK xtracts from St. Hilary, St. Cyril INDEED. IIE THAT EATS MY FLESH, of Jerusalem, St. Gregory of Na- AND DRINKS MY BLOOD, REMAINS IN ianzum, St. James of Nisibis, St. ME, AND I IN HIM. THERE IS NO Ephrem of Edessa, St. Gregory of ROOM LEFT FOR DOUBTING OF THE Vyssa, St. Optatus of Milevis, FLESH AND THE BLOOD; FORASit. Epiphanius, St. Ambrose, St. MUCH AS BY THE DECLARATION ferome, St. Acterius, St. Augustine OF OUR LORD HIMSELF, AND BY f Alexandria, St. Leo the Great, whAT OUR FAITHI PROFESSES, IT it. Proclus, St. Isidore of Pelusium, IS TRULY FLESH AND TRULY ind from the council of Ephesus, in BLOOD. IS NOT THIS THE TRUTH? he year 431, and the council of LET IT BE CALLED IN QUESTION Chalcedon in the year 451; all ac- BY THOSE ALONE WHO DENY THAT knowledging in the clearest, most CHRIST JESUS IS TRUE GOD!” xplicit, and incontrovertible lan- There, my friends! there is gloriguage, the uncontested primacy of ous testimony to lower the towerPeter and his successors!
ing crest of my learned opponent. I shall conclude this discussion, What! shall I be told exultingly ny friends-as my opponent made by my antagonist in the recapi. one more attempt, and a feeble tulation of the exploits he has one it was, to overturn that eternal achieved since the commencement logma of Transubstantiation—not of this discussion, that, amongst by selecting, but by taking at others, he has, to use his own random, the first extract from the rather inelegant words, smashed fathers on the subject that shall for ever the doctrine of Transubstanpresent itself to my view on open- tiation? ing this immortal production of the But what says St. Hilary? Rev. Mr. Kirk, « The Faith of Why -- " Let the doctrine be Catholics!”
doubted by those alone who deny Here it is—the great St. Hilary, that Christ Jesus is true God.” in the year of our Lord 353! Talk after this of smashing – Listen most attentively :
there's a smasher for you, my learned, “ Ipse enim ait, Caro mea vere my reverend antagonist. (Sensaest esca, et sanguis meus vere est tion.] St. Hilary, you see, by this potus. Qui edit carnem meam et denunciation, sends men like you to bibit sanguinem meum, in me manet, I join the ranks of the Unitarians. et ego in eo. De veritate carnis et I adjure you then, my Protestant sanguinis, non relictus est ambi- friends, who seek for truth, not gendi locus ; nunc enim et ipsius conquest, most solemnly to weigh Domini professione et fide nostra the meaning of those words which vere caro est, et vere sanguis est. Et I have just read to you from the hæc accepta atque hausta id efficiunt, magnum ævi sui lumen, the great ut et nos in Christo, et Christus light of his age, as Erasmus desigin nobis sit. Anne hoc veritas non nates him, from whose edition 1 est? contingat planè his verum non have quoted it. Answer me wit! ess. qui Christum Jesum verum yourselves. Is it not too badS& Deum negent.”-St. Hilary, l it not intolerable—is it not dis: Ed . Erasmi, vol. i. p. 136.
ingly repulsive, after such an
irious testimony of such an early | for all the many galling, tauan century as that which I have just epithets bestowed on you, of afered laid before you, to hear a frothy esteem for your benighted, vada. declaimer in the nineteenth cen- ing souls-(laughter-join with tury bellowing out, over and over bui in silence - you silent, ka again, that Paschasius Radbert, for- I repeat thanks to the Almigny sooth, a poor obscure monk in the Inspirer, by whom I have been s ninth century, invented the glorious powerfully assisted in this discusona, dogma? I really think that, if the and whilst I exclaim boldls on tee learned gentleman has not blushed part of the Catholics, “ Paria for these ten years past, it is high toria est,” “ The victory is mos! time for a little distinguishable tinge enemy of Catholicity is carquistes. *** to suffuse his cheek this evening; Rev.J. CUMMING and many others it is high time for his admirers to exclaimed, “ No! no!” which tä hang down their heads and blush followed by applause and hisses. around him. For tell me, my Pro Order being with difficulty restored. testant friends, when ye read this votes of thanks were unanimous!, doctrine of Transubstantiation thus passed to the respectire chairman heralded forth by St. Hilary in /who briefly returned thanks. the year of our Lord 353, can you
| A gentleman then rose and said, upon any future occasion listen with
"I have a resolution to submi, patience, I should rather say with.
which I am perfectly sure your endurance, to the loud blast of the
| all approve of. It is, That tb. Calvinistic trumpet in the mouth of|
thanks of this assembly be presented my reverend opponent, solemnly, |
to the Committee of the Brits gravely, pompously proclaiming that
and Foreign School Societs for the the doctrine taught by St. Hilary
use of the present room." - Hear, in the year 353, was invented by Paschasius Radbert, who was not
hear,” and applause.) born before the ninth century!!! GEORGE FINCI., Esq., then rose The happy collocation, my friends, to state that the meeting was nr of this glorious extract, for which concluded. I am indebted to the blundering of The audience, which entirelr filet my friend, will shine, I confidently the spacious room, then retired in trust, in the last part of this discuss the greatest possible order, appar. sion, as a glittering jewel to the ently highly gratified. enlightenment of innumerable eyes; or, to speak less figuratively, to the We certify that this Report is fails conversion of innumerable souls to fully and correctly giren : the Catholic religion. And as to you, my Catholic friends, by way of con
J. CUMMING, M.A. solation for all the copious abuse
Barrister-et-Lo which you have experienced so often
Cuas. MAYBURY ARCHER, during the course of this discussion,
SPEECHES DELIVERED BY THE REV. JOHN CUMMING, A.M.
Abel, the first Protestant, 152.
Cain, the first Romish sacrificer, 152; his
priests, objected against by sundry of the Christ, his human flesh did not come down
tine to be a blasphemous assumption, 567. | is broken up, 78; sufficiency of his one
often as offered, 148; treason against, to be
sufficient, 325 326 ; his body spiritually
discerned in the Sacrament, 120.
Church cleansed by the Reformation ; pri-
it, 508 ; scriptural and apostate, strong con-
crees the extermination of heretics, 50; Church of Rome, denies salvation out of her
ble, 114; treats the fathers like syco-
phants, 122; dependent on wine-merchant
teaches hard thoughts of God, 150 : pen
things contrary to Christ's commandments,
436; her fanaticism, 509; inconsistencies of,
510; her unity that of the Tipperary volun-
teers, 511; her infallibility hard to find,
and destroys, 607; her corruptions testified
Council of Pisa, 433.
does not prove Transubstantiation, 53 ; Scripture, 474.
Nolan and O'Crolly, 605, 606.
Deism, 60; English version of, admitted
till twelfth century, 80.
spective translators of, 475; bears out | Dominic, preposterous stories of, 256.
and more to Protestant, 529.
Eagle, the, a type of the believer, 261.
practice. Sency of, Danmarried
Zirst he bow received by the Churches Fear of Fell promote
st England and Sent.and, as set forth in bet IT. I s et
e G et doctrine concerning, held by various!
Erudencs, atemal, of the Holy Scriptures,
Idolatrons by 27.
Mr. French, 250.
Jael has the same title to be Pachers, tre, fible, contradictory, unaucursent, and their writings matilated, 8; Jerome, iacuasistencies an a cte easy. Bet in our possession, 254 : several 255. of, as Ambrose, Ananasius, Augustine, Intercediate State, disprovedbi Casaoston, Cyprian. Irenæus, and Jerome. 7; Eccles. xi. S; John 1. 24; : CEE virna ander the Papal anathema, 255; L 1, 2; Luke 7, 29, 30; Late asford string testimonies against manyl Aets vii. 56: Phil. i. 23: Late s of the Romanssh doctrines, as ATGOSTISE -394, 395. protests against praying in an unknown Justin Martyr, his description of series tongue, against Poratory, against Mary's pable worship, 129: calls de Seces matemal assumptions, and against Priestly a commemoration, 140. Absolutions, 566, 567. JEROME asserts Interpretation, figurative, adopted to be that Scripture is the sole Rale of Faith; Church of Rome, 31; the same is that, wherever true faith is found, there seven instances, 59; Anguez, E is the Church; that all Bishops are equal; bias, and Origen quoted for centrs that Christ is the Rock ; that the Church Ignatius holds that faith is the Less is the assembly of all the saints; that and love his blood, 26. the Apocrypha is uninspired; and that Intention, doctrine of, 34. the judicial absolving power of the priests Tepeus, a sacrificing priest, nerer et is usurped, 568 - 570. CHRYSOSTOM Ministers of the Gospel. 181. denies that Peter's person is the foundation; that any but God can forgive sins; that arricular confession is necessary; or that any minor intercessors are required. He also enforces the reading of Scripture, Latria and Doulia, 22 571. 572. ORIGEN enforces the necessity Liturgies, ancient, Dupin on, 172. of reading Scripture, and the spiritual Liturgy of St. Peter, disproved by Dan meaning of eating Christ's flesh and ibid. ; disproved by Cardinal Book 172: drinking his blood, 572. ATHANASIUS of SS. Mark and James, forreries, 2 protests against creature worship, 572. Aestovoyéw, translation of the word, 6% CYRIL of Alexandria against Purgatory, AEITOrpyia, does not mean a Propis 573. CYRIL of Jerusalem rejects the Sacrifice, 178. Apocrypha, and makes Scripture the Luther, not quite rid of Popish costess Standard of Faith, 573. JUSTIN MARTYR 614 ; no part of our Rule of Faith. writes against the Mass and Transubstan- Liguori, his singular merits in the way tiation, 573. EUSEBIUS calls the consel self-flagellation, 601. crated elements symbols, ibid. THEODORET denies that Angels are to be worshipped, and maintains Salvation by
M. Grace, 574. GREGORY NAZIANZEN avers the true succession to be that of doctrine, Malachi i. 11, applied by Papists to the ibid. TERTULLIAN makes the Sacrament Mass-Douay translation, 220. the figure of Christ's body, ibid. AM-Mass, the Latin canon of, 171: tk BROSE denies the judicial power of the Ethiopians or St. Matthew, a forgery, Iz: priesthood in forgiving bins, and contra asserted by the Canon of Trent to be dicts Peter's supremacy, wid. BASIL sets unbloody sacrifice, and to remit sips; forth the Seriptures as a Rule of Faith. without shedding of blood there is and salvation by grace, ibid. CYPRIANI remission, 180; a cheat, or God's word is against Supremacy, Purgatory, Images, deceives, 181; a propitiatory sacrifice and Priestly Absolution, 675. HILARY tained by the Eastern Churches, 212; the denies Purgatory, and aid
dit or dogma of, reasons for its spread, 212;! others; and min
the not wine but blood, strange it to Rule of Faith
ift intoxicate, 120: not apostolic, 195: tr . of God the
NS Christ has been bffered up 400.000, ROMANTI
times in forty years, 146: called Gap GORY
sacrifice by Bellarmine, 182; asserted to chris
a propitiatory sacrifice, by the Crede
Pius IV., by canons of Trent, and by Far
369 ; mo Doyle's Abridgment of Christian Doctrice uver the, 176. 113.
Salvation, full, free, and priceless, 222; as
concur in the Gospel plan of salvation, 15).
om to receive the Saints in heaven, unable to hear prayer, 286; apists, invitation to them to receive the Saints in heaven.
on earth, allowable to ask their prayers, 223,
Scripture, its excellency as a Rule of Faith
proved, by 2 Timothy iii. 16, 17; Psalm
xix. 7; John v. 39; John xx. 31-40, 441;
Sandys, Sir Edwin, his opinion misrepre-
Success in making proselytes no test of
cacy of, 232; to the Virgin, specimens of, Scape-goat, 218.
Spirits, seven, before the throne, Augustine
baptism, one God, 511, 512.
enemy, 283; too much Popery remaining
among them, 646.
i. 18, 19; 2 Thess. ii.-439.
369; the true, 393; of St. Patrick, de blished by the Canons and Catechism of
the Council of Trent and Creed of Pope
Pius IV., 5, 6; first started by Rhadbert
Pascasins in the ninth century. Dans
Scotus admits it was only rendered neces. rodigal Son, an encouragement to all, 261.
sary to believe it by the decree of the arable of the lost sheep, 287.
Fourth Council of Lateran, A.D. 1215. Duremetus, Bishop of Meaux, said he would not believe it, as the Church
did not compel him, 14; disproved by otation, mistakes in, made by Mr. French,
Acts iii. 21;Matt. xxvi. 11; and 2 Cor. 38.
v. 16; also by Matt. xxiv. 26-10,11;if true, Christ's body is not a renl body, 12; ovidence of senses against, 28, 29; absurdities and impossibilities involved in the prin
ciple of, 29 : 5o anomalous, that only the Nous Gregory de Valentia, Jolet,
most positive and inevitable declaration of suvez, Salmeron, Lerarius,
God's word could establish it, 54; Cardi
nals Camarensis, Roffensis, Cajetan, and oma snon others.
Scotus, against it, 85; awfully degradiv Denied by Dr.
to Christ, 87; Isidore and Augus avsJozo of sundry curious and
quoted, against Transubstantiation, disproved by # passage quoted by French from the Book of Common ! in support of it, 116.