Who benefits from partaking of the Lord´s Supper?

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How can bodily eating and drinking do such great things? It is not the eating and drinking indeed that does them, but the words here written, “Given and shed for you for the remission of sins”; which words, besides the bodily eating and drinking, are the chief thing in the Sacrament; and he that believes these words has what they say and express, namely, the forgiveness of sins.

Every partaker of the Sacrament receives Christ’s body and blood in the bread and wine, but only those receive them to their benefit, who believe those words of Christ and in their hearts accept what they promise and declare.