Open Communion and the Baptists of Norwich; Report of the Proceedings in Attorney-General V. Gould, Before the Right Honorable the Master of the Rolls, and His Honor's Judgment Thereon

Open Communion and the Baptists of Norwich; Report of the Proceedings in Attorney-General V. Gould, Before the Right Honorable the Master of the Rolls, and His Honor's Judgment Thereon

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1860 edition. Excerpt: ... when "celebrated by the Church itself, they were not required absolutely "by their principles to absent themselves from the Lord's Supper, "as observed by the Church, as it had always been, simply because "the Church connived at the disorderly observance of the Lord's "Supper at other times, by its Pastor and some of its Members. "They regarded their protest against that disorder as sufficient to "satisfy their conscience, until they should have better opportunity "of correcting that disorder." Master of the Rolls--It is very difficult, no doubt, to estimate the feelings of persons on these matters; but one does not, primd facie, understand why persons should refuse to do something which they consider to be essential to their own salvation, because other persons do that which they think is highly to be blamed. I do not understand the principle on which they object to receive the Communion at all. Mr. G. L. Russell--It is quite obvious that if a stand is not to be made by them against that which they consider to be wron0---Master of the Rolls--I am speaking of what took place twelve or thirteen years ago. They would, I presume, have voluntarily retired to another Church. Assuming that they considered the Communion of the Lord's Supper essential to their salvation, and the fact that persons who are unbaptized, were received into this Church, made it impossible for them to receive the Communion in this Church, they had no option but to retire, had they? Mr. G. L. Russell--The rest of that Paragraph 41 goes into detail, which I need not trouble you with. Paragraph 42 I must call your particular attention to. It says: --"Another more permanent and flagrant breach of Trust was com"menced also in...show more

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  • 9781236605115