What are the "Baptist Distinctives?"

Discussion in 'Baptist Theology & Bible Study' started by baptistteacher, Jan 15, 2007.

  1. baptistteacher

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    How do you list the Baptist Distinctives? I have seen several ways, some saying "The 5 Baptist Distinctives" or "The 8 Baptist Distinctives." Those listing 8 usually use the accrostic "BAPTISTS" as a mnemonic device.

    Biblical Authority
    Autonomy of the Local Church
    Priesthood of the Believer
    Two Ordinances
    Individual Soul Liberty
    Saved, Baptized Church Membership
    Two Offices
    Separation of Church and State
     
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    There are many resources on the Web, including a site called
    BaptistDistinctives.org
     
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    I used the BAPTISTS acrostic in my sermon this past Sunday.
     

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