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Why are we Baptists?

A. G. W. MacBeath

Why are we Baptists?

by A. G. W. MacBeath

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Published by [s.n.] in [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baptists.

  • Edition Notes

    No title-page, only half-title. No imprint or date; date taken from foreword.

    Statementby Rev. A. G. W. MacBeath.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[3],4-8p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19669468M

    However, when we compare Baptist doctrine to the New Testament, we find no support for the Baptists. That is why I am not a Baptist. I want to provide a few specific examples that will show the difference between being a Baptist and being a Christian. I want to show you why I am not a on: Bob Felkner Victoria, Texas. Baptist Distinctives are often expressed by the acrostic “B-A-P-T-I-S-T-S”: B – The Bible is Our Final Authority. We are not bound by tradition, board decisions, papal decrees, or any other extra-biblical books. We take the BIBLE as our ONLY rule for faith and practice.

    Highly recommended by Fundamental Baptist Books and Bob Patenaude, former missionary to China. $ only $ ON SPECIAL. Large Print Personal Size Reference Bible (Black or Burgundy) Holman Bible Publishers High quality binding and easy to read $ only $ ON SPECIAL. Holy Bible: DVD Complete King James Version narrated by. J. H. SPENCER HISTORICAL SOCIETY. Three Reasons Why I Am a Baptist with a Fourth Reason Added, on Communion By J. M. Pendleton, () Pastor, First Baptist Church, Bowling Green, KY and First Baptist Church, Hopkinsville, KY

    why every Baptist ought to be able to tell why he is a Baptist. Every Baptist ought to be able at any time to give his reasons for being a Baptist: and contrariwise, since the Master never established but one church, every man, who isn't a Baptist, ought to be able to give reasons, good and sufficient to satisfy the Lord Jesus at the judgment. From this, I hope you can see why I am not a Baptist. "Almost thou persuadest me to be a "Baptists are wrong when they conclude that the Bible makes Baptists. From the Baptist book, we hear the following statements: "The Bible has'a tendency to turn men toward the Baptist position" (Odle, p. 94).Location: Bob Felkner Victoria, Texas.


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Yet little is known about Baptists by the world in general and what is known is often misunderstood. Even some Baptists are not familiar with Baptist beliefs and practices, heritage and history.

For example, did you know. a Baptist pastor established the first form of governance in America that. the doctrines and polity of Baptists, and particularly the reasons why we are independent Baptists and not affiliated with one of the various and sundry organizations among Baptists.

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Yet another author, Charles B. Stovall, in his book, Baptist History and Succession, says: "It will be seen that the Baptists claim the high antiquity of the commencement of the Christian church.