[CS-FSLUG] OT: The priest IS/WAS right!!

Fred A. Miller fmiller at lightlink.com
Fri Mar 2 18:26:22 CST 2012

On 03/02/2012 09:51 AM, warm38 at juno.com wrote:


> OK, another "soapbox" issue.
> My college Sunday school teacher tried to cast a demon out of me because
> I stood on the idea that we are to be fruit inspectors of one another so
> that others dont "commit the sin unto death".  How can we "reprove,
> rebuke, exhort" if we never point out open, known sin and any wickedness
> openly, rebellioulsy and flagrantly displayed by church members?  How can
> we be faithful to I Cor 5 if we allow open fornication to be ignored?
> At my narrow-minded cantankerous Baptist church we practice CLOSED
> communion.  Only church members who are not involved in open, known sin
> are permitted to partake.  We are responsible to God for each other and
> we are not allowed to permit folks to fall under the clause that says
> "eateth and drinketh damnation (condemnation) unto himself".  Any one
> from another church is excluded because we do not know them and their
> standing.  They are under the discipline of another church, not ours.
> We are responsible to decide.  "Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thine
> heart: thou shalt in any wise rebuke thy neighbour, and not suffer sin
> upon him." Lev 19:17.   This principle applies to all times.  If you
> don't attempt to correct you are guilty of sending them to hell, and
> according to Proverbs that includes your own kids.  So the principle is
> applicable to all.  Then and now, yours and mine.
> This woman was offended that the priest was not allowing her to openly
> engage in wickedness and partake of the actual body and blood of Jesus
> Christ (according to Cathloc doctrine).  Should the body of Christ be
> joined to an openly hostile, rebellious, hedonist? (I Cor 6:15-20).
> For only 1 little, minor sin Adam and Eve were kicked out of the Garden
> and "death came upon all men".  Ananias and Sapphira just told a little
> fib about the money they got for selling property.  So what that they
> didn't want to give ALL to the church?  They died for that little, tiny,
> indiscretion.  How dare Peter DEMAND ALL of the money?
> Why is the church so inneffectial?  Maybe because we don't view sin as
> bad in our own lives and church as God and the Bible do.
> I'll shut up before I become tooooo long winded.  As you can tell, I'm a
> "mean-spirited" "bitter clinger" down on myself and everyone else who
> "falls short of the glory of God".
> Oh, and no charge for my two cents' worth.8-)
> The last time I posted I was fussing about the Satanic political party
> that uses lies and deceit to get elected.  I always step right into it,
> if you haven't noticed.

Good post.....and, glad to see you here bud!


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