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      James Foley
       
      I Corinthians 11:17-34: "Now in this that I declare unto you I praise you not, that ye come together not for the better, but for the worse. For first of all, when ye come together in the church, I hear that there be divisions among you; and I partly believe it. For there must be also heresies among you, that they which are approved may be made manifest among you. When ye come together therefore into one place, this is not to eat the Lord's Supper. For in eating every one taketh before other his own supper: and one is hungry, and another is drunken. What? have ye not houses to eat and to drink in? or despise ye the church of God, and shame them that have not? What shall I say to you? shall I praise you in this? I praise you not. For I have received of the Lord that which also I delivered unto you, That the Lord Jesus the same night in which he was betrayed took bread: And when he had given thanks, he brake it, and said, Take, eat: this is my body, which is broken for you: this do in remembrance of me. After the same manner also he took the cup, when he had supped, saying, This cup is the new testament in my blood: this do ye, as oft as ye drink it, in remembrance of me. For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink this cup, ye do show the Lord's death till he come. Wherefore whosoever shall eat this bread, and drink this cup of the Lord, unworthily, shall be guilty of the body and blood of the Lord. But let a man examine himself, and so let him eat of that bread, and drink of that cup. For he that eateth and drinketh unworthily, eateth and drinketh damnation to himself, not discerning the Lord's body. For this cause many are weak and sickly among you, and many sleep. For if we would judge ourselves, we should not be judged. But when we are judged, we are chastened of the Lord, that we should not be condemned with the world. Wherefore, my brethren, when ye come together to eat, tarry one for another. And if any man hunger, let him eat at home; that ye come not together unto condemnation. And the rest will I set in order when I come."

      INTRODUCTION

      Historic Baptists, true Baptists, have believed in and still believe in closed communion. Baptists impose upon themselves the same restrictions that they impose on others concerning the Lord’s Supper. Baptists have always insisted that it is the Lord’s Table, not theirs; and He alone has the right to say who shall sit at His table. No amount of so called brotherly love, or ecumenical spirit, should cause us to invite to His table those who have not complied with the requirements laid down plainly in His inspired Word. With respect to Bible doctrines we must always use the scripture as our guide and practice. For Baptists, two of the most important doctrines are Baptism and The Lord’s Supper. These are the only two doctrines we recognize as Church Ordinances. The Bible is very clear in teaching how these doctrines are to be practiced and by whom.

      We only have two ordinances that we must never compromise or we risk our very existence, they are Baptism and The Lord’s Supper.

      The moment we deviate from the precise method God has prescribed we have started down the slippery slope of error. True Baptists have held fast to the original doctrine of The Lord’s Supper from the time of Christ and the Apostles.

      Unfortunately, in this day of what the Bible describes as the age of luke warmness, Baptists are becoming careless in regard to strictly following the pattern laid out for us in Scripture. Many of our Bible colleges are graduating otherwise sincere, Godly and dedicated pastors and teachers who have not been taught the very strict, biblical requirements that surround the Lord’s Supper. Any Bible college that neglects to teach its students the differences surrounding Closed Communion, Close Communion and Open Communion is not simply short changing its students; it is also not equipping their students to carry on sound Bible traditions. The result is men of God and churches that fall into error. And as we will see, this is serious error.

      Should we as Baptists ignore the restrictions made by our Lord and Master? NO! When we hold to the restrictions placed upon the Lord’s Supper by our Master, we are defending the "faith which was once delivered to the saints" Jude 3.

      The Lord’s Supper is rigidly restricted and I will show this in the following facts:

      IT IS RESTRICTED AS TO PLACE

      A. I Corinthians 11:18 says, "When ye come together in the church." This does not mean the church building; they had none. In other words, when the church assembles. The supper is to be observed by the church, in church capacity. Again this does not mean the church house. Ekklesia, the Greek word for church, means assembly. "When ye come together in the church," is when the church assembles.

      B. When we say church we mean an assembly of properly baptized believers. Acts 2:41-42: "Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls. And they continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers."

      The church is made up of saved people who are baptized by immersion. In the Bible, belief precedes baptism. That’s the Bible way.

      Acts 8:12-13, "But when they believed Philip preaching the things concerning the kingdom of God, and the name of Jesus Christ, they were baptized, both men and women. Then Simon himself believed also: and when he was baptized, he continued with Philip, and wondered, beholding the miracles and signs which were done."

      When we say properly baptized, we mean immersed. No unbeliever should take the Lord’s supper, and no non-immersed believer should take the supper. Those who are sprinkled are not baptized and cannot receive the supper. The Greek word for baptize is baptizo, and it always means to immerse.

      "In every case where communion is referred to, or where it may possibly have been administered, the believers had been baptized Acts 2:42; 8:12; 8:38; 10:47; 6:14-15; 18:8; 20:7. Baptism comes before communion, just as repentance and faith precede baptism".

      C. The Lord’s Supper is for baptized believers in church capacity: "When ye come together in the church," again not a building, but the assembly of the properly baptized believers.

      D. The fact that the Lord’s Supper is a church ordinance, to be observed in church capacity, is pointed out by the fact that it is for those who have been immersed and added to the fellowship of the church.

      E. The Lord’s Supper is never spoken of in connection with individuals. When it is referred to, it is only referred to in reference to baptized believers in local church capacity I Cor. 11:20-26).

      I want to quote Dr. W.W. Hamilton,

      "The individual administration of the ordinance has no Bible warrant and is a relic of Romanism. The Lord’s Supper is a church ordinance, and anything which goes beyond or comes short of this fails for want of scriptural example or command".

      “The practice of taking a little communion kit to hospitals, nursing homes, etc. is unscriptural and does not follow the scriptural example.”

      IT IS RESTRICTED TO A UNITED CHURCH

      A. The Bible in I Cor. 11:18 is very strong in condemning divisions around the Lord’s table. For first of all, when ye come together in the church, I hear that there be divisions among you; and I partly believe it.
      19 For there must be also heresies among you, that they which are approved may be made manifest among you.
      20 When ye come together therefore into one place, this is not to eat the Lord's supper.

      There were no less than four divisions in the Corinthian church.
      I Cor. 1:12: "Now this I say, that every one of you saith, I am of Paul; and I of Apollos; and I of Cephas; and I of Christ."

      Because of these divisions, it was impossible for them to scripturally eat the Lord’s Supper. Division in the local church is reason to hold off observing the Lord’s Supper. But there are also other reasons to forego taking the Lord’s Supper. If there is gross sin in the membership we do not take it. Here is scriptural evidence for this: 1Co 5:7 Purge out therefore the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump, as ye are unleavened. For even Christ our Passover is sacrificed for us:
      8 Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, neither with the leaven of malice and wickedness; but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth. 9 I wrote unto you in an epistle not to company with fornicators:
      10 Yet not altogether with the fornicators of this world, or with the covetous, or extortioners, or with idolaters; for then must ye needs go out of the world. 11 But now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such an one no not to eat.

      B. At this point, I want to ask these questions: Are there not doctrinal divisions among the many denominations? Is it not our doctrinal differences that cause us to be separate religious bodies?

      IT IS RESTRICTED BY DOCTRINE

      A. Those in the early church at Jerusalem who partook "continued stedfastly in the apostles’ doctrine" Acts 2:42. And they continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.

      B. Those that do not hold to apostolic truth are not to partake. This means there is to be discipline in the local body. How can you discipline those who do not belong to the local body? You can’t. The clear command of scripture is to withdraw fellowship from those who are not doctrinally sound.

      II Thes 3:6: "Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye withdraw yourselves from every brother that walketh disorderly, and not after the tradition which he received of us."
      Rom. 16:17: "Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them."
      To commune together means to have the same doctrine.
      II Thes. 2:15: "Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which ye have been taught, whether by word, or our epistle."
      II John 10-11: "If there come any unto you, and bring not this doctrine, receive him not into your house, neither bid him God speed: For he that biddeth him God speed is partaker of his evil deeds."

      C. Some Baptists in our day have watered down this doctrine by practicing what they call “Close Communion.” By this they mean that they believe that members of another Baptist church may take communion with us because they are of the same beliefs. Once again, this is unscriptural.

      The welcome to the Lord's Table should not be extended beyond the discipline of the local church. When we take the Lord’s Supper there is supposed to be no gross sin among us and no divisions among us. We have no idea of the spiritual condition of another church’s members. If there is sin or division in the case of this other church’s members, we have no way of knowing it. We cannot discipline them because they are not members of our church. This is why we practice “Closed” communion, meaning it is restricted solely to our church membership. 
      So then, in closing I would like to reiterate the three different ideas concerning the Lord’s Supper and who is to take it. 
      Closed Communion = Only members of a single local church. 
      Close Communion = Members of like faith and order may partake. 
      Open Communion = If you claim to be a Christian, or simply attending the service, you may partake. 
      It is no small thing to attempt to change that which was implemented by our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. 
      Mt. 28:20 Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen. 
      Many of our Baptist churches have a real need to consider the gravity of the act of observing The Lord’s Supper. It is not a light thing that is to be taken casually or without regard to the spiritual condition of ourselves or our church.
      1Co. 11:27 Wherefore whosoever shall eat this bread, and drink this cup of the Lord, unworthily, shall be guilty of the body and blood of the Lord.

       28 But let a man examine himself, and so let him eat of that bread, and drink of that cup.

       29 For he that eateth and drinketh unworthily, eateth and drinketh damnation to himself, not discerning the Lord's body.

       30 For this cause many are weak and sickly among you, and many sleep.

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I am sure that the Lord will lead you to the place where He wants you and use you as He sees fit.

We, I have missed you, and are glad to hear from you; even though hard decisions have been made.

I looking forward to hearing from you more often as I miss your discussions and fellowship.

Oh, by the way, I like your new avatar.

Alan

 

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1 hour ago, Alan said:

I am sure that the Lord will lead you to the place where He wants you and use you as He sees fit.

We, I have missed you, and are glad to hear from you; even though hard decisions have been made.

I looking forward to hearing from you more often as I miss your discussions and fellowship.

Oh, by the way, I like your new avatar.

Alan

 

As always, Alan, you are very kind.

BTW - The avatar is from a picture I took in Africa about 3 years ago. Im glad you like it.

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WW, is the church you are serving now in Alaska? I guess I just haven't kept up with your location. I do understand your frustration concerning a young and inexperienced pastor. The difference between your situation and mine is that the members are not doctrinally grounded enough to see any problems. The problems in my church are not as severe as your's seem to be, but are there non-the-less.

Praying for your situation, I am sure that The lord will lead you as he has promised.

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18 hours ago, weary warrior said:

BTW - The avatar is from a picture I took in Africa about 3 years ago. Im glad you like it.

As a side note. I think :think_smiley_50:  (sometimes I don't think  ; sometimes I think wrong; and occasionally a thought comes to my pea picking brain that is ok), if you did a thread on your trip to Africa it would be a blessing to all of us.

Or, here comes another thought :think_smiley_42: , if you uploaded a photo or two of the beauty of Africa in Rebecca's, "The Beauty of Creation," thread, it would be a blessing to us all. Here is the link:

I can just imagine that that lion photo, full size, would be a beauty! :4_6_100:

 

 

 

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On ‎1‎/‎20‎/‎2018 at 9:24 PM, weary warrior said:

It has become very clear to me that the time for me to leave this church is fast approaching. There is no open conflict, but far too many of the church members have come to me separately and privately (about 50%) with concerns and dissatisfaction over our youthful and inexperienced pastor, and the direction he is taking the church. This new direction, thankfully, is not one of doctrinal or moral compromise, but is unacceptable all the same.

I absolutely refuse to start another church in the area for the disaffected, as I see that as ungodly, dishonest and immoral. It would effectively be a church split, and I wont have any part of it. I hate church splits with a passion. It does great violence to the body and bride of Christ. The situation must be dealt with in-house, or not at all. I have told everyone who has approached me that I refuse to do this thing, even though I understand their frustration. He's a good man, just a bit lazy, young and inexperienced. And stubborn. 

The problem lies in that he sees me as a threat due to my age and experience, and will not hear any counsel from me. I want him to have time to mature and grow, I want him to succeed, I want him to figure it out. But I am not the one he will listen to, and my presence has become a problem. So after much prayer and personal wrestling with this thing, at the end of the school year my family and I will quietly find a new place to serve. 

We are looking at possibly moving back to Kentucky, to be close to my elderly parents, and my granddaughter in NC. I do not know if we will start a new church or find a broken one that needs a shepherd to love them and feed them. I am leaving all of that up to the leading of the Lord. He will show me in His time.

I hope you will keep us, and the church here, in your prayers. This is a time where wisdom, gentleness, strength and the clear leading of the Holy Spirit are required. I truly love this young man, and that is exactly why our departure is so necessary.

Just curious - Why are you leaving. The Youth Pastor should be the one sent packing if he does not line up with the Pastor.

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23 minutes ago, Pastorj said:

Just curious - Why are you leaving. The Youth Pastor should be the one sent packing if he does not line up with the Pastor.

He didn't say a youth Pastor, he said "youthful and inexperienced Pastor"

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1 hour ago, Jordan Kurecki said:

He didn't say a youth Pastor, he said "youthful and inexperienced Pastor"

You are right. I missed it :)

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55 minutes ago, HappyChristian said:

Sorry to hear that, but appreciate the wisdom of your decision. You could always just come south a bit to WA...we have a pastor (my hubs), but could definitely use some well-grounded Christians to help with the work here. ;)

:12_slight_smile:

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I was in a conversation with a good friend of mine in Western Colorado this morning. He had contacted me with some questions about the ballistics of a certain hunting rifle I have, and in course of the conversation, the subject of church and my seeking God's will came up. He said that there is a big need for a good church where he is, and he knows several people who would come right off if one was started. We had a good conversation about the overall church situation in the area, and both of us have begun prayer for the Lord's specific leading and guidance in this. I would really appreciate it if anyone would join us in prayer about this. I worked there for several months in the oilfields a couple of years ago, and love the area. I have a number of contacts there, and my family loved it as well. I just want to be sure of his guiding. My parents in Kentucky will encourage us to go where ever God leads, even if it means not being close to them.

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The entire Eastern half of Nicaragua needs churches. yes, I'm recruiting :12_slight_smile:

Seriously though -- access by road (or small plane) to Puerto Cabezas or by boat (or small plane) from El Rama to Bluefields, the rest of the region is jungle or river travel. Calvary Baptist (Matagalpa) helped get a church started in El Rama. There's one in Puerto Cabezas. The rest of the region is lacking. Bluefields has 46,000 people and no Biblically sound church. The Eastern half of the country is predominately Rama and Miskito Indians and Creole Caribbean African descendants (the largest black population in Cental America is in Nicaragua with 2/3 of those in Nicaragua living in and around Bluefields). The population in Eastern half of the country are suspicious of and HIGHLY bigoted against the Western half. One reason is the political feelings of "not giving our people enough sovereignty". The other is that the blacks there are VERY racially biased against the Hispanics (not so much against whites).

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I am amazed and excited about the way things are progressing in Colorado. I have gotten almost daily calls and texts from the folks that are there, many concerning questions of doctrine, policy and what can they do to facilitate things. They have been reaching out to folks daily that they know have been seeking, that have been hurt or marginalized, or that are just unhappy with the modern, compromising state of things. It appears that the Lord has already begun a work before we even arrive. After the last several years in a ministry "desert", I feel like a desert plant feeling the first drops of rain that I have felt in a long, long time.

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I know how you feel ww. When I left Alaska I went through an almost ten year drought because there was no Independent Baptist church where I lived and none within driving distance. I held services in my home for my wife and I that were attended by a few friends. Where I live is very rural, only 80 people in this "wide spot in the road". No stores or gas stations for 50 miles in any direction.

Normally I would not have relocated where there was no church, but my wife's deteriorating medical condition demanded that we live where I now live. My wife has since passed on. I was very fortunate that after her passing I found an Independent Baptist Church that had just been started by individuals who had recently called an Independent pastor. I have now been in this church for 12 years and have been used to teach and fill in for our pastor's absences, as well as special meetings.

I will be in earnest prayer for your situation ww. It really does sound like The Lord is preparing the way before you.

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I spent quite a bit of time on the telephone last night with the folks in Colorado. He has been very actively reaching out almost daily in the community. His difficulty, however, has been in what to tell folks. The displaced, hungry and searching want to hear more than "Someone is coming in 6 months, we will help you then". So, after us talking about it, he's going to begin a weekly Bible study in his home immediately for those who have been looking for something and want to be a part of the new assembly. I put my Sunday School lessons that I teach here on my channel on YouTube almost every week, and also the messages that I preach in chapel here in the Christian school. Although Paul is capable of teaching a Bible study, they can also watch one of the videos together, and then we can FaceTime as needed to answer questions, discuss scripture and encourage them, until I arrive in June.

It's not ideal, and its certainly temporary, but there seems to be a very real indication of God moving, and we just want to faithfully, actively continue to move with it.

This is a new way to approach this, at least for me. But all parties involved are in prayer about it, and feel that the Lord is leading us in this. It's an exciting time.

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16 minutes ago, Jim_Alaska said:

WW, could you give us a link to your YouTube channel for your Sunday School lessons? I would love to see and hear some of your teaching.

Jim, Im not sure how to give a link to a channel. I'm sorry. I'm tech challenged. Here is the link to this Sunday's lesson that I just got uploaded, I was able to figure that out. Can you find what you need from that?

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AxX7EggavmI

 

PS - I make verbal stumbles sometimes, as we all do when we get going, but I have not yet figured out how to edit without butchering the whole video. So, for instance, in this video, Im aware that the prayer of Jesus is in John 17, but I said Luke 17. Still getting used to this video stuff.

 

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I'll take a look later tonight WW. I may be able to find more from the link you gave, I'll let you know. Thanks for trying, I know from experience that this tech stuff can get very frustrating until you learn it.

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