Spirit inspired these exact words to be written four times the same.
They were the
foundation of a new doctrine. Newly established doctrines are always clear.
Grammatically correct usage of "is" is attributed to
our omniscient Lord.
recited Athanasian Creed acknowledges the superimposition of "substance".
annually recited Athanasian Creed acknowledges belief in the
Scripture, we also accept the presence of the unseen with the seen, as with
the Holy Spirit dove.
spoke in figures, He or His Word explained the figures.
the words with his own lips twice, and in exactly the same way.
walked on earth recited the words knowing they would later include judgment
for false use.
Christ used the same words from his heavenly throne without any hint of
The custom of
Scripture is to add clear passages to explain the unclear. No contrary
explanation is found.
The norm of
judgment in doctrines cannot be ambiguous.
Peter says in
2 Peter 1:20 that Scripture is not of private interpretation.
truth are mutually exclusive.
This was the
last will and testament of our Lord.
spoke he knew he was facing death and that it was not time to mince words.
The very word
"sacrament" means "mystery".
the word "this" points to the "body" that follows, not the "bread" that
Mark and Luke
heard the words from others, showing that this was wide spread apostolic
taught, it was the practice of Paul and the other apostles to use clear