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THE

LAST SUPPER,

OR

CHRIST'S DEATH

KEPT IN REMEMBRANCE,

BY THE AUTHOR OF

THE MORNING AND EVENING SACRIFICE, AND

FAREWELL TO TIME.

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“ Now, when the even was come, he sat down with the

twelve."-Matthew xxvi. 20.

EDINBURGH:

PUBLISHED BY

OLIVER & BOYD, TWEEDDALE-COURT;

AND

GEO. B. WHITTAKER, LONDON.

1828.

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PREFACE.

The Work now offered to the public, completes the devotional portion of that series of Treatises, in the composition of which the Author has lately been occupied, and which the public have received with a.degree of approbation for which he is sincerely thankful. The three Treatises now published, are meant to be viewed as one series of connected works, and may be classed according to the following arrangement of the separate volumes,namely, “ The Morning and Evening Sacrifice,” for the daily use of those who delight to offer unto God “the sacrifice of thanksgiving,”—the “ Last Supper,” to assist the meditations of those who are preparing to perform the most affecting and so

lemn, and, at the same time, the most beautiful

of religious services, in a becoming manner,—and the “ Farewell to Time," to afford consolation and

strength to those who have the awful prospect before them, of leaving this world with all its fleeting though most influential interests, and of entering on the greater and more enduring scenes of that world which is eternal.

With respect to the present volume, in particular, it may be only necessary to state, that it is characterized by the following peculiarities : -In the first place, the view offered in it of the meaning of the Sacramental service, appears to the Author to be much simpler and more satisfactory, and, consequently, much more likely to be useful in its effects upon the understandings and hearts of Christians, than any that has yet come under his notice. In the second place, the work consists altogether of a more complete and varied assortment of materials, than is afforded by any other work on the same subject with which the Author

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