54) Rev. Wilkins says: “Unless Old Testament practice is either explicitly or implicitly rescinded, it holds also for the New Testament.” We agree. The Old Testament’s unrescinded Anti- Paedopassoverism carries over also into the New Testament’s Anti-Paedocommunionism.
55) Rev. Wilkins says: “First Corinthians 11 refers to the observance of, and not admission to, sacramental Communion.” Yes. But one is not admitted — until one first manifests acceptable behaviour deemed to agree with good observance of the Eucharist if and when one first gets admitted thereto. Hence, such acceptable behavior was pre-explained to Candidates. This explanation would