16610Re: [Covenanted Reformation] Los Angeles bound
- Dec 3, 2008Ic Neltococayotl wrote:
> But Larry, can he and we in general not plan for such and such an event?Sure, I guess; especially when there is a lot of travel. But a little
> Of course as the Lord wills, but can things not be scheduled to be done,
> and in this specific case, things accomplished without the expectation
> that the outcome can only be one result?
humility would go a long way, and to completely short-circuit the
process by processing a call before the candidate is even certified
seems a bit much. It is unseemly, in my opinion.
I mean, James wrote this for a reason. We should respect the Lord's
Word here a little more, I think.
> If elders are feelingYeah, but even more so in this case. It is again unseemly to do this.
> pressured to vote one way, then shame on them if they cave in to that
> pressure, but I do not think that is the fault of the whole per se
> especially of the candidate. In the end there is always a pressure to
> vote the party line or what the majority holds instead of voting
> according to what one's conscience believes to be according to God's
Would you feel good about having the execution scheduled before the
trial is held? Of course not. It would smack of a foregone conclusion
and violate the "avoid the appearance of evil" command.
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