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Ineveryworkcarriedonbymanweareperfectlycertaintomeetwithhumaninfirmity,andhumanerror;andtheworkoftheministryformsnoexceptiontotherule.Itiscarriedonbycommonmen,withcommonfleshandblood,exposedtothecommontemptationsofcommonlife,sothatwearesuretofindinitthecommonfailuresofourcommonhumanity.Yet,withallthis,itfillsamostimportantplaceinthelifeofallofus.Itnotonlyimpartsadistinctivecharactertoourpublicworship,butitreachesourhomelife;sothatthereisnotafamilyinaparishthatisnot,insomewayorother,moreorlessaffectedbytheministryinp.47theChurch.Theinfluencemaynotalwaysbeforgood,butitalwaysexists.Insomecasesitmaybesimplynegative,andactuallydoharmbynotdoinggood.Insomecasesitmaybepositivelymischievous,aswhenitismadethemeansforthedisseminationofdeadlyerror.WhileinmanyitismadeGod’smeansforconferringincalculableblessings;sothatthroughittheyoungareinstructed,thecarelessawakened,inquirersdirectedtotheLordJesusChrist,andthechildrenofGodconfirmedinfaithandarousedtoholyenergyfortheirLord.Thepositionofaclergymanissuchthattheinfluenceofhisministryissuretobefeltthroughouthisparish.Hehasthesacredprivilegeofleadingtheworshipofthereligiousportionofhispeople.Theyareallbroughtintocontactwithhisoffice,andallare,somewayorother,affectedbythemannerinwhichthatofficeisfulfilled.

1.Thewordsthemselvesprovethattheyarefigurative.Turnto1Cor.xi.25,whereweread:“Thiscupisthenewtestamentinmyblood.”Isthereanyoneblindenoughtosupposethatthecupwaschangedintothenewtestament?Thewordsmustmeanthatthecupwasanemblemofthecovenant.WhenourLordsaid,“Iamthevine,” “Iamthedoor,” “Iamthebreadoflife,”HedidnotmeanthatHewaschangedintoavine,intoadoor,orintobread,butthatallthesethingswereemblemsofHiswork.SoHesaysofthecup,thatitisanemblemofthecovenant;andifwewouldbeconsistentinterpreters,wemustbelievealsoofthebreadthatitwasdeclaredtobeanemblemofthebody.

I.Thecontrast.

ThereconciliationofGodtothesinnerhasbeenwroughtoutforusbytheLordJesusChrist.ItisthegreatworkofGodincarnate,andHewroughtitalone,inHisgreatsacrificeofpropitiation.Ofthispartofthework,therefore,theApostlesays,— “Towit,thatGodwasinChrist,reconcilingtheworlduntoHimself.”

Aglanceatthetextwillshowusthatitreferstotwosubjects;thecompletenessofthesacrificeofferedonthecross,asinthewords,“afterHehadofferedonesacrificeforsinforever,”andthepresentsessionattherighthandofGod;asinthewords,“satdownattherighthandofGod.”Itisthesecondofthesethatweshallstudythismorning.Sometimesitwillbenecessarytoapplyittoindividuals,whentheconscienceistroubledbytheconvictionofsin.OurChurchalludestothisintwopassagesoftenreferredto.ThefirstisfromthecloseoftheinvitationtotheLord’sSupper,— “AndbecauseitisrequisitethatnomanshouldcometotheHolyCommunionbutwithafulltrustinGod’smercy,andwithaquietconscience;therefore,iftherebeanyofyou,whobythismeanscannotquiethisownconscienceherein,butrequirethfurthercounselorcomfort,lethimcometome,ortosomeotherdiscreetandlearnedministerofGod’sword,andopenhisgrief:thatbytheministryofGod’sholywordhemayreceivethebenefitofabsolution,togetherwithghostlycounselandadvice,tothequietingofhisconscience,andavoidingofallscrupleanddoubtfulness.”

Again:itisnottheofficeoftheministertoforgivesins.IfourLord,inHiswordsofJohnxx.23,hadreallyconnectedsuchapowerwiththeministryofreconciliation,itismostextraordinarythatinallthemanyportionsoftheNewTestamentwhichrelatetotheministrythereisnoallusiontoit.TherearethreewholeEpistlesdirectedexclusivelytothechiefpastorsoftheChurch,besidesseveraladdressestopresbytersbothintheActsandEpistles;andisitnotamostremarkablefact,thatthereisnotasingleallusioninanyoneofthesepassagesorepistlestotheforgivenessofsins,asformingaportionoftheministryofreconciliation?Therearefulldirectionsrespectingpreaching,praying,reproving,instructing,andbehaviourtoallthedifferentclassesoftheflock,butofforgivenessofsinbytheminister,notonewordcanyoufindanywhere;andyetforgivenessitselfisthegreatsubjectofthep.58wholeNewTestament.Butitisalwaystracedatonce,withoutanyintermediatemediation,totheLordHimself.ItisalwaysascribedtoHisblood,Hisredemption,andHisgrace,andisneveronceconnectedinanywaywithanypowerofforgivenessbestowedbyapriest.Iamnotnowdwellingonanyoneparticularpassage,butratherontheomissionofthewholesubjectfromthewordofGod;andIcannotbutthinkthatthatomissionisaproof,beyondcontradiction,thattheApostles,writingbyinspiration,didnotunderstandourLordasteachinginthesewordsthattheforgivenessofsinbyapriestformedanypartoftheministryofreconciliation.

I.Ontheauthorityoftheministrythistextisperfectlyclear;fortheApostletracesittonohumansourcewhenhesays,“AllthingsareofGod,whohathreconciledustoHimselfbyJesusChrist,andhathgiventoustheministryofreconciliation.”Theministry,therefore,isagiftfromGod,andnotaplanofhumancontrivance.Itisnotanarrangementadoptedp.49bythegreatChristiansocietyasameansforitsownimprovement,butitisaninstitutionbytheauthorityoftheFounderofthatsociety,GodHimself.BoththeofficeandthemenaregiftsfromGod.Inthispassagehespeaksoftheoffice,andsays,“Godhathgivenustheministryofreconciliation;”andinv.19,“hathcommittedtousthewordofreconciliation.”Themen,therefore,receivedtheirofficefromtheirGod.JustsohesaidtoArchippus(Col.iv.17),“TakeheedtotheministrywhichthouhastreceivedintheLord,thatthoufulfilit.”ButperhapsthemoststrikingpassageonthissubjectisSt.Paul’saddresstotheeldersoftheChurchofEphesus,inActs,xx.28;forhethereteachesnotmerelythattheministryingeneralwasgiventotheseelders,butthattheyhadbeenmadebytheHolyGhostoverseersofthatparticularpeopleamongstwhomtheywerecalledtolabour.“Takeheed,therefore,untoyourselves,andtoalltheflock,overwhichtheHolyGhosthathmadeyouoverseers,tofeedtheChurchofGodwhichHehathpurchasedwithHisownblood.”Now,bearinmindthatthesepersonswerenotapostles,norpersonsholdinganyextraordinaryoffice,assomedidinthoseearlydays,butordinaryp.50clergymen;some,probably,ordainedbySt.Paulhimself,andsomebyTimothy,appointedtolabourtogetheramongsttherapidlyincreasingchurchinthelargeheathentown;andmarkwellthefact,thattheApostledoesnotsay,“TowhichIappointedyou,”or“towhichTimothyappointedyou,”butheregardstheappointmentasfromGodHimself,andsays,“WhereoftheHolyGhosthathmadeyouoverseers.”

Itis,ofcourse,impossibletoattemptadiscussionofthewholesubject,sothatwemustconfineourthoughtstothelessonsfromthisonepassage,— “Hehathcommittedtoustheministryofreconciliation;”andtherewillbeinitquitesufficientimportantmatter,asthewordswillsuggestthreemostimportantpoints,—theauthorityoftheministry,theobjectoftheministry,andthemeansbywhichthatobjectisaccomplished.

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     Now,suchadoctrineseemstomesoutterlycontrarytoallthatwearetaughtintheScripturesrespectingtheperfectionandconsequentonenessoftheoneofferingofourBlessedLordupontheCross,thatIamutterlyunabletocomprehendhowanypersonwhotakestheScripturesastheirauthoritycan,byanyprocessofmind,bebroughttobelieveit.AsIhavealreadysaid,thesechaptersseemtohavebeenwrittenwithapropheticreferencetoit;andIdonothesitatetoexpressmyfirmandfixedconviction,thatifwemeantoabidebyGod’swordasourguide,wemustprotestagainstthewholemovement.Normustweallowourselvestobeledawaybythereligiousfeelingsofpiousandearnestmen;orpermittheholyreverencewithwhich,asbelievingcommunicants,p.30weregardtheholycommunionofthebodyandbloodofChrist,toinduceustothinklightlyofadeadlyerror,eventhoughmenmakeuseofitinorder,apparently,toexaltthepeculiarsanctityofthesacrament.WemuststandfirmtothegreatprincipleofScripture;theprincipleforwhichourmartyredReformersdidnothesitatetoshedtheirlife-blood,thatthebreadisbread,andthewinewine,afterconsecration,justastheywerebeforeit;thatneithertheonenortheotherischangedintotheLordJesusChrist;thattheLordJesusChristisnotsacrificedinthesacrament;andthattherenevercanbe,solongastheworldlasts,anyfurthersacrificeforsin.WhentheLordJesusChristdiedonthecross,tousethelanguageofourChurch,He“madethere(byHisoneoblationofHimselfonceoffered)afull,perfect,andsufficientsacrifice,oblation,andsatisfaction,forthesinsofthewholeworld:”and,unlesswearepreparedtodenythesufficiencyoftheonecompleteatonement,wemustsetourfacewithaholydeterminationagainstallideasofrepetition,orperpetuation,ofanypropitiatorysacrificeforsin.

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    ButIdonotdenythatthetextisoneofconsiderabledifficulty.Thefirstgreatdifficultyistoascertaintowhomthewordswerespoken.FromLuke,xxiv.33,wefindthatthepersonspresentwere“theeleven,andthemthatwerewiththem;”andthereisnothingintherecordtodecidewhetherthewordswereaddressedtotheelevenApostlesseparately,ortothewholecompany—including,ofcourse,laymenandwomen.Myownbeliefis,thattheywereaddressedtotheelevenseparately,andconveyedaspecialjudicialpowertotheseinspiredmen.Thattheypossessedsuchapowerp.59isclearfromhistory;forwhenPeterretainedthesinofAnaniasandSapphira,Godratifiedhisdecisionbytheirdeath;andwhenSt.PaulpassedsentenceontheincestuouspersonatCorinth,heclearlyclaimedasupernaturalpowerofjudgmentwhenhesaid(1Cor.v.3-5),“ForIverily,asabsentinbodybutpresentinspirit,havejudgedalready,asthoughIwerepresent,concerninghimthathathsodonethisdeed.InthenameofourLordJesusChrist,whenyearegatheredtogether,andmyspirit,withthepowerofourLordJesusChrist,todeliversuchanoneuntoSatanforthedestructionoftheflesh,thatthespiritmaybesavedinthedayoftheLordJesus.”Sowhenheremittedthesamesentenceheclearlyclaimedspecialrighttodoso;ashesaid,“IfIforgaveanything,towhomIforgaveit,foryoursakesforgaveIit,inthepersonofChrist.”Butifthiswerethecase,andifthepowerwasgiventotheApostlesasapartoftheirapostolicoffice,itfollowsthatwiththeApostlesitmusthaveceasedforever.Accordingly,inourLord’swordsthereisnotthesmallesthintattransmission;andasfortheideathattheApostlescouldtransmitittotheBishops,andtheBishopstothePresbyters,itisaltogetherwithoutfoundationp.60inthewordofGod.Infact,thecaseoftheCorinthiansprovesclearlythatitwasnotsotransmitted.Therecannotbeadoubt,thatwhentheepistlewaswrittentherewerePresbytersintheChurchofCorinth;anditisclearthatTitushadjustbeenthereonaspecialmission,forheitwaswhobroughttoSt.PaulthetidingsoftherepentanceoftheCorinthians(2Cor.vii.6,7,andxii.17,18).Butyetnoneofthesepersonsappeartohavehadatransmittedpower.ItwasnecessarytoreferthecasetoSt.Paulhimself.Heretainedandheremitted;andhedidboth“inthepersonofChrist.”

     

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