15309Re: [Covenanted Reformation] Re: Welcome, wayward Covenanters....
- Nov 29, 2006No need to apologize, Katrina. The only reason I didn't answer yesterday is that I feel a great need to weigh my words very carefully these days, and needed time to think about it.
Last night while fixing suppper, I realized that I should not have
put questions to Willena and Edgar, if you both are still under the
three Elders authority... .
I forgot that it is considered your duty to rebuke me first before
addressing anything to me...I appoligize for putting you in such a
Feel free to ignore my post.
--- In covenantedreformati onclub@yahoogrou ps.com, "desire_pure_ heart"
<triple3ranch@ ...> wrote:
> Hello Willena and list;
> Speaking as a former member of the RPNA...going through
> excommunication twice....<sigh>
> Today, I thought about the history of the Christians who followed
> teachings of the Covenanters of three hundred years ago...the
> ones that is...the ones who left all to follow the PRCE, or former
> RPNA...for the last 16 years...well almost, that long, not calling
> themselves Covenanters for all those years, for in the beginning
> considered themselves Reformed Presbyterians. ..and were friends
> Pastor Richard Bacon.I thought of your **Willena** comments of not
> being ministered to for the last seven months...and wondered what
> really caused that? Why Willena did that happen? Was it just you
> went throught that or are there others having this experience?
> Of Edgar's adamant comments that he is still having Communion with
> those who have been excommunicated. ...why are you Edgar? In time
> will be excommunicated for this act Edgar...and what do you mean by
> following the first six terms....is there a difference now?
> The article on Legalism versus Grace that I posted, when I first
> it, I thought of the many instances where I'd have to consider that
> in the past I did follow legalism, I was a Legalist.... I did think
> was pleasing the Lord more with my worship than other Christians
> used Instruments and songs that were not a part of the Psalter that
> the RPNA approved.
> Of my Superior Christian life, over that of my extended family that
> though they themselves Christians, attended local Worship services
> in Churches, that did not hold to the SLC and most not even knowing
> anything about that document. I had agreed with the teaching of my
> RPNA elders, that my extended family's ministers were not faithful.
> Gerry, a question to you....if Elders follow strictly the six terms
> of communion, what would make them Tyrants...I mean why should
> call them that, if they are just following the terms strictly?
> Is there a problem with the terms themselves? Would Christ follow
> them Himself, if His earthly ministry had fallen during our
> it possible that He would have addressed the followers of those 6
> terms, like He did the Pharisees?
> I noticed in reading the Elders defense of June that there is 5
> of membership mentioned... I do not remember reading or hearing
> before....can someone, maybe Edgar explain please what those 5
> of membership are?
> I have many more questions, but this is probably long enough for
> ~Katrina Schumacher~
> former member and promoter of the RPNA
> now communicate member of Rimbey Christian Reformed Church
> Alberta Canada
> --- In covenantedreformati onclub@yahoogrou ps.com, Willena
> <wrose@> wrote:
> > Jerry, you are sweet, and I love you!
> > I have not been delivered unto Satan yet, but only because I
> > up unless confronted directly. As one who has not been spoken to
> > for the past seven months, by the two elders who lead worship in
> > Edmonton, I suspect it won't be long. They know who my friends
> > I will always be a covenanter, but am scrambling at the moment,
> > wondering exactly what it means to be one.
> > Willena
> > ************ ********* ********* **
> > gmw.> To those Covenanters who sadly find themselves
> recently "delivered
> > unto Satan," for their not being able in good conscience to swear
> > themselves to what they believe to be tyranny...
> > YOU ARE WELCOME HERE, as far as I'm concerned.
> > I'm saddened and angered to hear of all this horrible mess, and I
> > don't want any of you to take my "silence" to be an approval of
> > lawfulness of these actions.
> > God bless you and keep you, through these troublous times.
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