Anf-03 iv.ix.x Pg 45 Of course on His body that “wood” was put;1349
See Jer. xi. 19 (in LXX.).
Anf-03 v.iv.iv.xix Pg 7 that is, His body. For so did God in your own gospel even reveal the sense, when He called His body bread; so that, for the time to come, you may understand that He has given to His body the figure of bread, whose body the prophet of old figuratively turned into bread, the Lord Himself designing to give by and by an interpretation of the mystery. If you require still further prediction of the Lord’s cross, the twenty-first Psalm3361
Jer. xi. 19.
3361 The twenty-second Psalm. A.V. is sufficiently able to afford it to you, containing as it does the entire passion of Christ, who was even then prophetically declaring3362
3362 Canentis. His glory. “They pierced,” says He, “my hands and my feet,”3363
Anf-03 v.iv.v.xl Pg 21 which means, of course, the cross upon His body. And thus, casting light, as He always did, upon the ancient prophecies,5089
So the Septuagint in Jer. xi. 19, Ξύλον εἰς τὸν ἄρτον αὐτοῦ (A.V. “Let us destroy the tree with the fruit”). See above, book iii. chap. xix. p. 337.
5089 Illuminator antiquitatum. This general phrase includes typical ordinances under the law, as well as the sayings of the prophets. He declared plainly enough what He meant by the bread, when He called the bread His own body. He likewise, when mentioning the cup and making the new testament to be sealed “in His blood,”5090
Treasury of Scriptural Knowledge, Chapter 33
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