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  • humbled.learner
    Jerry, I just wanted to acknowledge your post and thank you. At this point, I intend to forget the matter and use the experience to improve my relationship
    Message 1 of 8 , Apr 1, 2007
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      Jerry,
      I just wanted to acknowledge your post and thank you. At this point,
      I intend to forget the matter and use the experience to improve my
      relationship toward treatment of other brethren.
      May the Lord be with you,
      Walt.

      --- In covenantedreformationclub@yahoogroups.com, Jerry
      <ragingcalvinist@...> wrote:
      >
      >
      > Walt,
      >
      > I accept your apology, and forgive you.
      >
      > And just for the record, I have never censored your posts, and I do not
      > plan on doing so either.
      > I think that it is only fair that someone has leave to explain the
      > position against which so many are protesting.
      >
      > gmw.
      >
      > humbled.learner wrote:
      > >
      > > Jerry,
      > >
      > > Ok, I've made a very bad mistake accusing you of sin. I have looked
      > > at Mark's email and it was directed to me personally rather than
      > > through Yahoo Groups. Thus, my response to him on the 12th, which
      > > did not show up when I checked today, made me draw the conclusion.
      > > Mark obviously did not respond back to me privately after I
      > > responded to him, obviously now I know privately rather than through
      > > your Yahoo site, and I came to the incorrect conclusion that you
      > > withheld the message as it was pretty legal in defining procedure.
      > >
      > > I was not saying you spoke to me about procedure, but that my email
      > > was defining what I believe is proper legal procedure. Again, my
      > > mistake was in assuming it was a public post from Mark and not a
      > > private post for which I responded. After seeing neither his
      > > private response, nor my public posting, I could only allege that
      > > you withheld the post. Obviously, if you were to withhold a post
      > > one would never know, and writing privately (which I attempted to do
      > > last time your computer blew up, my posts showed up on the group) is
      > > not easy as I learned.
      > >
      > > Therefore, I would ask your forgiveness for my false allegations
      > > against you thinking you withheld my posts. By the grace of God, I
      > > was able to find Mark's email and realized it was a private message
      > > he sent me, and that I have falsely accused you of something you did
      > > not do, nor intend to do.
      > >
      > > Obviously, this mistake will damage limited credibility that I had
      > > on this site, and therefore this will be my last post. The issues
      > > surrounding the excommunications are varied with many, and you will
      > > have to read each persons communication to learn the details, or
      > > write them directly, as well as the Elders, to see if any steps were
      > > taken by the Elders before the Excommunications were implemented.
      > >
      > > My mistake in falsely accusing you is a good time for me to
      > > recognize (as Susan has properly pointed out) that my defending of
      > > my own extensive research into this controversy, and my subsequent
      > > standing by the Elders in their decisions, is only making matters
      > > worse for those reading my posts.
      > >
      > > I've learned to engage in these types of public discussions one
      > > really needs to be entirely focused and watch their words ever so
      > > carefully. Presently, I overly burdened myself with work, and thus
      > > am only damaging further the testimony of the Elders on the issues
      > > at hand.
      > >
      > > In conclusion, I would encourage any who are interested to get a
      > > copy of Pastor Price's Sermons on Excommunications. They are in a
      > > three part series here:
      > >
      > > http://www.albanycrpc.org/sermons.php?yr=2006
      > > <http://www.albanycrpc.org/sermons.php?yr=2006>
      > >
      > > They are dated July 2, 9 and 16. For those who have a desire to
      > > understand how we define excommunication, as well as how the Elders
      > > define mutual agreement and consent in terms of the court's
      > > jurisdiction, see the 3rd sermon. Those of us who took our
      > > membership interviews, and believe we became members of the PRCE, or
      > > RPNA or RPNA (GM), have agreed to follow certain procedures and
      > > further agreed to recognize that our jurisdiction is granted by
      > > mutual consent and agreement.
      > >
      > > I believe these 3 Sermons will give you all a much clearer view of
      > > how we view the doctrine of excommunication, and in now way desire
      > > vengence or any ill will toward these brethren. Indeed, they are
      > > brethren, and I for one have been crushed learning about this
      > > society/study group within our church, and need to emotionally
      > > disengage until I can read the facts regarding those involved.
      > > People defending themselves, or me defending myself, on this forum
      > > have only damaged the love I have for my Elders, and my desire to
      > > defend them in a public forum. My schedule and commitments are not
      > > allowing me to do this effectively, and falsely accusing Jerry has
      > > shown me I need to withdraw and let the controversy continue without
      > > my involvement.
      > >
      > > Again, Jerry, please forgive me as I admit my mistake and am ashamed
      > > at how I treated you on this forum.
      > >
      > > Your brother in Christ,
      > > Walt.
      > >
      > > --- In covenantedreformationclub@yahoogroups.com
      > > <mailto:covenantedreformationclub%40yahoogroups.com>, "gmw"
      > > <ragingcalvinist@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > I'm speaking of the time since you've been posting stuff, I'm not
      > > > denying ever blocking any message whatsoever.
      > > >
      > > > As far as YOUR posts, I don't recall ever nixing any of your posts
      > > > whatsoever.
      > > >
      > > > Please refresh my failing memory.
      > > >
      > > > gmw.
      > > >
      > > > --- In covenantedreformationclub@yahoogroups.com
      > > <mailto:covenantedreformationclub%40yahoogroups.com>, "gmw"
      > > > <ragingcalvinist@> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > --- In
      > > covenantedreformationclub@yahoogroups.com
      > > <mailto:covenantedreformationclub%40yahoogroups.com>,
      "humbled.learner"
      > > > > <humbled.learner@> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > > and Jerry will likely let through what he wants, since my
      > > > > > detailed message to Marc was withheld from the forum.
      > > > >
      > > > > No, this is not your last post. Your last post is going to be
      > > the one
      > > > > where you explain what you are accusing me of doing.
      > > > >
      > > > > To my knowledge, I have allowed all posts to go through to this
      > > forum
      > > > > save some goofy advertisements and spam.
      > > > >
      > > > > gmw.
      > > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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