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Should Christians Meet on Sunday?

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Weekly Lord’s Supper – True Beliefs of the Restoration Movement

Alexander Campbell wrote an article, “Weekly Communion”, in 1834 concerning the Lord’s Supper. Campbell stated, “The whole gospel is first pronounced in words; then fully exhibited in Christian immersion, in the Lord’s day, and in the Lord’s supper. We hear … Continue reading

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The Fellowship of Communion (A Restoration of the Ancient Order of Things. No. 10)

[By Alexander Campbell, with emphasis added in bold by Scott Shifferd Jr.] Η ΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΑ, koinonia, translated fellowship, communion, communication, contribution, and distribution, occurs frequently in the apostolic writings. King James’ translators have rendered this word by all those terms. A … Continue reading

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On the Breaking of Bread.–No III. (A Restoration of the Ancient Order of Things. No. 8)

[By Alexander Campbell, with emphasis added in bold by Scott Shifferd Jr.] WE have proposed to make still farther apparent that the primary intention of the meeting of the disciples on the first day of the week, was to break … Continue reading

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On the Breaking of Bread–No. II. (A Restoration of the Ancient order of Things. No. 7)

[By Alexander Campbell, with emphasis added in bold by Scott Shifferd Jr.] THE apostles were commissioned by the Lord to teach the disciples to observe all things he had commanded them. Now we believe them to have been faithful to … Continue reading

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On the Breaking of Bread.–No. I. (A Restoration of the Ancient Order of Things. No. 6)

[By Alexander Campbell, with emphasis added in bold by Scott Shifferd Jr.] IN our last number we demonstrated from rational principles, that there necessarily must be, and most certainly is, a divinely instituted worship for Christian assemblies; and that this … Continue reading

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Order of Worship (A Restoration of the Ancient Order of Things. No. 5)

[By Alexander Campbell, with emphasis added in bold by Scott Shifferd Jr.] WE shall now inquire what was the ancient order of worship in the Christian church. Preparatory to this it may be expedient to consider whether there be any … Continue reading

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