WHY DON’T YOU INVITE US? By J. M. Pendleton


WHY DON’T YOU INVITE US? By J. M. Pendleton This question is often asked of Baptists by Pedobaptists. It has reference to inviting them to the Lord’s Table. It is a fair question, and deserves an answer. The invitation is not given, and there are reasons why it is not. Before naming some of these … Citește în continuare

The Lord’s Supper Observed by Local Churches by J. M. Pendleton – Page 1 THE LORD’S SUPPER OBSERVED BY LOCAL CHURCHES By J. M. Pendleton


The Lord’s Supper Observed by Local Churches by J. M. Pendleton – Page 1 THE LORD’S SUPPER OBSERVED BY LOCAL CHURCHES By J. M. Pendleton Published in the Berea Baptist Banner April 5, 1991. The churches composed, as they are, of Christ’s baptized disciples meet for the worship of their Lord. “Not forsaking the assembling … Citește în continuare

Closed Communion What We Believe by Pastor Cecil Fayard


Closed Communion What We Believe by Pastor Cecil Fayard 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; … Citește în continuare

THE LORD’S SUPPER OBSERVED BY LOCAL CHURCHES By J. M. Pendleton


THE LORD’S SUPPER OBSERVED BY LOCAL CHURCHES By J. M. Pendleton Published in the Berea Baptist Banner April 5, 1991. The churches composed, as they are, of Christ’s baptized disciples meet for the worship of their Lord. “Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together” is the language addressed to Christians in apostolic times. Among the … Citește în continuare

THE BAPTIST POSITION ON THE LORD’S SUPPER


THE BAPTIST POSITION ON THE LORD’S SUPPER By Chester E. Tulga, D.D. „Now I praise you, brethren, that ye remember me in all things, and keep the ordinances, as I delivered them to you.” (I Cor. 11:2) „Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added unto them … Citește în continuare

A THESIS OR POSITION CONCERNING THE ADMINISTERING AND RECEIVING OF THE LORD’S SUPPER CLEARED AND CONFIRMED


A THESIS OR POSITION CONCERNING THE ADMINISTERING AND RECEIVING OF THE LORD’S SUPPER CLEARED AND CONFIRMED BY B. C. Preacher of God’s Word 1642 Thesis He who administers the Lord’s Supper to one who is a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner, does therein commit a … Citește în continuare

Brief History of Open Communion by William Cathcart – Page 1 BRIEF HISTORY OF OPEN COMMUNION By William Cathcart


Brief History of Open Communion by William Cathcart – Page 1 BRIEF HISTORY OF OPEN COMMUNION By William Cathcart Published in the Berea Baptist Banner July 5, 1997. This practice is of comparatively modern origin, and its history presents little to recommend it. It seems to have been a natural outgrowth of persecuting times, when … Citește în continuare

CONSISTENT STRICT COMMUNION AND INCONSISTENT LOOSE COMMUNION By William Ashmore


CONSISTENT STRICT COMMUNION AND INCONSISTENT LOOSE COMMUNION By William Ashmore (1821 – 1898?) Editor’s Note: William Ashmore was born at Putnam, Ohio, Dec. 25, 1821. He was graduated at Granville, Ohio, and completed his theological studies at Covington Theological Institute, Ky. In 1848, he was ordained pastor of the Baptist Church of Hamilton, Ohio. He … Citește în continuare

COMMUNION, CLOSED, OR RESTRICTED By William Cathcart


COMMUNION, CLOSED, OR RESTRICTED By William Cathcart Published in the Berea Baptist Banner August 5, 1997. That the ordinances of the Lord’s house are for His own children admits of no discussion; so that in any case there must be some restriction. And when we ex-amine the Word of God we find believer’s baptism al-ways … Citește în continuare

A DISCUSSION OF THE LORD’S SUPPER By B. H. Carroll


A DISCUSSION OF THE LORD’S SUPPER By B. H. Carroll Published in the Berea Baptist Banner February 5, March 5, April 5, May 5, 1998. (This sermon is respectfully and kindly dedicated to all fair-minded, truth-loving Pedo-Baptists. Most earnestly does the author disclaim any intention or desire to wound their feelings, but makes his appeal … Citește în continuare

Sermon Outlines by Milburn Cockrell Why Baptists Practice Closed Communion Acts 2:41, 42; 1 Corinthians 11:2, 28


Sermon Outlines by Milburn Cockrell Why Baptists Practice Closed Communion Acts 2:41, 42; 1 Corinthians 11:2, 28 INTRODUCTION Baptists have been misunderstood, criticized and misrepresented more for this practice than for any other.It is,really, restricted observance of the Lord’s Supper. THE BAPTIST POSITION: „We do not invite unbaptized persons to the Lord’s table,and as we … Citește în continuare