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Observations. Lord's Supper; unto which, this Exhortation what they must ex. in God's Behalf, I bid you puct from the despised Offers of Mercy. all that are here present, and beseech
you for the Lord Jesus Christ's fake, that ye will not refuse to come thereto, being so lov. ingly called and bidden by am I to earnestly, fo lovingly, invi
Say therefore to yourself, Why God himself. Ye know how ted? Why is my Pastor, why is the grievous and unkind a Thing Church, fo much concerned for my it is, when a Man hath going to the Lord's Supper !--- Is it prepared a rich Feast, deck- not becaufe she knows that this is the ed his Table with all kind of securing his Favour, and my own
molt acceptable Way of serving God, of Provision, so that there Salvation lacketh nothing but the Guests to fit down ; and Is it not because she would have yet they who
called me to look into the State of my (without any Cause) most un-Soul
, as I must do before I go to this
Sacrament, that I may not live in the thankfully refuse to
come, Way of Ruin, 'till I am surprized by which of you in such a Cafe Death, and utterly unprepared for would not be moved? Who the Account I must give would not think a great Inju
Shall my Saviour's and his Miniry and Wrong done unto him?
ter's Love and Care be lost upon me? Wherefore, most dearly be- Is this the Way to shew my Thankloved in Christ, take ye good fulness for the Mercies I hope for on heed, lest ye, withdrawing account of his Death? yourselves from this holy
Is He the Better for my Services ? Supper, provoke God's In- Or do I not indeed serve myself dignation against you. It is most, when I obey his Commands, an eafy Matter for a Man to and accept of his Iavitation ? say, I will not communicate, because I am otherwise hin
They that are whole, indeed, need
not a Physician ; but dare I say this der'd with worldly Business.
is my Cate?.--When I fo (enfibly But such Excules are not so feel the Corruption of my Nature, and easily accepted and allowed how much I stand in need of Help. before God.
If any Man fay, I am a grievous Sinner, Must I be invited, intreated, como and therefore am afraid to 'pelled, to give God Thanks for the
Smooinaghtyn crauee. Shibber ý Chiarn ; huggey als' faghey veih'n Chøyrle shoh, cre shegin ў
daue lieh Yee ta mee cuirrey Thiu tave parcala rih veih, ny Chebbyn dy
Vyghin t'ad friaghey beg jeu. ooilley t'ayns shoh kionfenish, as guee erriu er Graih 'yn Chiarn Yeesey Creeft, nagh nob shiu dy heet huggey, fakin Cre'n fa ta mila cha jecan, cha
Abbyr er-y fa ten thyt hene,
dy vel shiu cha graihagh er graihagh, er my chuirrey? Cre'n-fa nyn eam as er nyn guirrey lio- ta my Vochilley-anmey, cre’n-fa ta’m rish Jee hene. Ta fys eu cre'n Agglíh cha aggindagh mee dy heet Red seaghnagh as neu-ghooie fon dy vel fys eck dy nee Thon ya
gys Shibber y Chiarn ?-Nagh vel eh eh, tra da Dooinney er n'aar- Aght's booifal dy hirveith Jee, dy
son laghey Cuirraghyn deyr, eryannoo shickyr jeh'n Foayr echey, as hoiaghey magh e Voayrd lelh jeh my Haualtys hene? dy chooilley chaghlaa dy Nagh vel eh lon dy bwoofhagh ee Ghien, myr shen nagh vel veg mee dy ghoaill Tastey jeh Stayd my ry-laccal agh ny Goaldee dy Anmey, myr shegin dou 'yannoo my hoie sheese ; as foast t'adfynym beaghey ayns Stayd dy Hoyrta
jem gys y Sacrament thoh, nagh jeans t'er nyn guirrey (fegooish Oyr mow, derrey big y Baase orrym gynerbee) dy feer neu-wooifal gob-yss, as mee ooilley cooidjagh neubal dy heet. Quoi jiuish er chiarit fon y Coontey thegin dou lheid yn Oyr shoh nagh beagh
'cboyrt ? brasnit? Quoi nagh (inooinagh aliagh as e Hirveishee ve caiilit ora
Nhegia da Graih as Imnea my Haudy beagh Assee as Aggair ryms –Nee lhuh yo Aght dy hoila mooar jeant da? Shen-y-fa, shaghey my Vooise son ey Myghinyn chaarjyn feer ghraihagh ayns ta mee treifhteil er nyn fon er coonCreeft, gow-jee tastey vie, er- tey yn Vaase echeyfyn ? aggle liorish nyn Ghreeym y
Vel eshyn veg sare son mish ve dy hyndaa rish y Chibber chaîne hirveish eh ? Er-nonney wagh vel mea
dy jarroo jaonoo yn Chirveilh Imoo rick shoh, dy brasnee shiu Cor- dou hene, tra ta mee cur Biallys da ree Yee nyn 'oi. Te Red feer ny Saraghyn echey, as jannoo Soiaafhagh da Dooinney dy ghra, aghey jeh e Chuirrey ? Cha goym's yn Chreestiaght,
S'feer eh, Nagh vel Feme oclyn er-y-fa dy vel mee er aght el- r'ayns Slaynt er. Fer-lhee; Agh lhoys ley Thiettit leth Obbyr feihl- Tra ta mee cha piandagh gennaghtyre
dooys gra dy nee shoh my Stayd ? agh. Agh cha vel lheid ny Neu - ghlennid ny Ghooghys
, as cre Leshtallyn cha aafhagh goit as wheelli as ta mee fene Cooney. lowit ayns fenish Yee. My jir Nhegin dooys ve currit, ve breagit, Dooinney erbee, Ta milh my ve eginit, dy choyrt Booise da Jee on
come : wherefore then do greatest Bleslings he ever bestowed ye not repent and amend ? | on Men!~And to lay hold on the When God calleth you, are with him?
only Means of making my Peace ye not ashamed to say, you Doth it repent me, that I was de. will not come ?. When yedicated to God in Baptism? should return to God, will Huw shall I tremble, if I should ye excuse yourselves, and say, and all my Hopes in his Death?
be required 10 renounce my Saviour, ye are not ready ? Conf der
What can be more like it than fre. earnestly with yourselves, how quently turning my Back upon this little fuch feigned Excuses Ordinance when I am invited ? will avail before God. They that refused the Feast in
How many Tears did it cost St.
Peter for saying, that he was the Gospel, because they (Christ's Disciple! Will it be achad bought a Farm, or would counted a less Crime in me to deny try their Yokes of Oxen, or Him in Deed, by refusing to join my- • because they were married, self with his Disciples ? were not so excused, but
What if this should be the last Opcounted unworthy of the hea- portunity that God will vouchlafe venly Feast.
I for my part me? This having been the Case of shall be ready, and, accord- many before me. ing to my Office, I bid you in the Name of God; 1
Can I expect to be received, after
so many wilful Neglects, when I am call you
in Christ's Behalf ; | compelled by Death to flee to Jelus I exhort you, as you love Christ for He p and Comfort, when your own Salvation, that I shall most stand in need of it?
ye will be partakers of this ho
Let me consider what I am invited ly Communion. And as the
-To thank my Saviour for my Son of God did vouchsafe Redemption ;--To engage Him to be to yield up his Soul by my Advocate with God for my Par. Death upon the Cross for don ;-To declare my Love and Cha. your Salvation; so it is your been so good as to redeem And
rity for all Mankind, which he has Duty to receive the Com- to declare my Resolations of living munion in Remembrance of as becomes a Christian. the Sacrifice of his Death, as 'Tis true, I am unworthy, (and he himself hath commanded : who is not of himlelf unworthy of Which if ye ihall neglect to
God's Mercy ?) and so am afraid of do, consider with yourselves consider, that these very Fears of of.
going unprepared : But then I will how great Injury you do fending God are fome Degree of Pre
ard Pheccagh, as shen-y-fa ta ng Bannaghtyn smoo ren eh rieau mee goaill aggle dy heet: cre'n ghiootal er Deiney ?--As dy ghoaill oyr eifht nagh vel shiu goaill
Greme er yn yorycao Saase dy yan
noo my Hee rish? arrys as lhiaffaghey nyn Mea? Tra ta Jee geamagh erriu,
Vel Arrys orrym, dy row mee er nagh vel nearey erriu dy ghra my chafherickey gys Jee ayns Bathtey? nagh jig shiu ? Tra lhifaghihiu Kys huittin er-creau, dy beign chyndaa gys Jee, jean shiu yeearrit dy breigeil my Haualtagh,
as ooilley my Hreithteil ayns y Vaale Leshtallyn y yannoo, as gra echey? nagh vel shiu aarloo ? Smooin- Cre s'jeeree oddys ve goll-rish na ee-jee dy dowin riu hene, cre dy mennick chyndaa my Ghreeym rish cha beg feeu vees lheid ny yn Oardaghey shoh, tra ta mee cuir. Lelhtallyn foalsey ayns thilley rit huggey. Yee. Adfyn dobny Cuir- Cre-woad feir chost eh da'n Noo raghyn ayns y Tushtal, er-yn- Peddyr son gra, Nagh nee Oftyl da oyr dy row ad er chionnaghey now aynym's dy obbal eh ayns Jannoo,
C-eeft v'eh! Bee eh coontit Foill Balley, ny dy bailliu nyn Gub- liorish ihiggey shaghey dy' heet ayns
, bil dy Ghew y hrial, ny fon Shelkaght mâroolya'ta geiyrt da’a
у dy row ad Pooft, cha row nyn Ynsaghey echey? Leshtal myr shen er ny ghoaill, Cre dy beagh shoh yn Cheayrt agh v'ad coontit neu - teeu s'jerree by-chooidsave leth Jee geajeh’n Ghien flaunysfagh. Er magh orrym? Myr ta shoh er ve my phaart's bee'm aarloo ; as
Cooish ymmodee dy eallagh roym. cordail rish my Oik, Ta mee
Voddym's jerkal dy gow eh rhym, cuirrey fhiu
lurg dou ve whilleen keayrt er n'yannoo ayns Ennym Yee; Ta mee geamagh erriu ass lieh Meerioofe jeh my Tioin, tra ta "mee e
zinit liorish y Vaafe dy chofney gys Chreest; Ta mee coyrlaghey Yeesey Creest son Cooney as Gerfhiu, myr shynney lhieu nyn jagh, tra smoo vee'm fhálsoo ayns Saualtys hene, dy jg shiu dy feme jeb ? ghoaill Ayrn jeh'n Chreel
Lhig dou fmooinaghtyn dy dowio tiaght chasherick shoh. As cre gys ta mee cuirrit :--Dy chur
Booise da my Haualtagh fon my Haumyr by-chooidsave leth Mac altys; -Dy ghuee er dy loayrt ass Yee dy hebbal feose e Annym my Lieh rish Jee fon my Phardoon : liorish baase er y Chrosh fon y Dy hoilshaghey my Ghraib as my Taualtys eu; myr shen the’n Ghiasiyllys da ooilley Sheelnaue, t'en Currym eu eh dy ghoaill.y reesht :--As dy hoilshaghey my
er ve cha mie, as dy chionnaghey, Chreestiaght, ayns Cooinagh-Ghialdynyn dy lecideil Bea myr ta tyn jeh Oural e Vaase, myr cooie da Creestee.
unto God, and how fore a paration ; and to refuse when I am
, Punishment hangeth over your invited, will but increase my Guilt. Heads for the fame ; when ye wilfully abstain from the Lord's Table, and separate from your Brethren, who come to feed on the Banquet I will therefore go, that I may obof that most heavenly Food. tain Grace to be better prepared, These Things if ye earnest-every Time I have an Opportunity ly consider, ye will by God's of going to this Sacrament. Grace
a better Mind : for the
the obtaining whereof, we shall not ceale to make our humble Peti. tions unto Almighty God our heavenly Father,
Observations. At the Time of the Cele- If you seriously attend to the fol. bration of the Communion, lowing Exhortation, you will be better the Communicants being con
able to judge bow well you are pre
pared :-You will see the Benefits veniently placed for the Re- you may depend on by a worthy Preceiving of the Holy Sacra- 'paration, and the Evils you expose ment, the
the Prielt fall say yourself to, by going rafhly, or out this Exhortation,
of mere Custom, to this holy Sacra
EARLY beloved in the Lord! ye that mind to
the holy Communion of the Body and Blood of our Saviour Christ, must consider how St. Paul exlorteth all Persons diligently to try and examine them