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A Concise History Of The Baptists

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  1. John3v36

    John3v36 New Member

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    <a href="http://www.geocities.com/landmarkbiblebaptist/History/Orchard.html" target="_blank">A Concise History Of The Baptists

    FROM THE TIME OF CHRIST THEIR FOUNDER
    TO THE 18TH CENTURY.


    By G. H. Orchard
    Baptist Minister, Steventon, Bedfordshire, England, 1855 </a>


    Lets talk about Baptist being the first Church.
    http://www.geocities.com/landmarkbiblebaptist/History/Orchard.html
     
  2. John3v36

    John3v36 New Member

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  3. Doubting Thomas

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    Let's not because it's not true.
     
  4. BobRyan

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    Obviously John the baptizer (as Chuck Swindoll is careful to say) is not a Baptist. (In fact, it is not clear that he was even trinitarian).

    The group of Jewish leaders that dominate the Christian church and direct it's doctrine in Acts 15 are certainly not Baptist.

    But the practice of Baptism - of believer's baptism DOES go back to the days of John the baptizer - to be sure.

    Infant baptism - praying to the dead, purgatory, magic sacraments that have the power to turn bread into God etc -- those errors came long after John the baptizer - many centuries later.

    In Christ,

    Bob
     
  5. John3v36

    John3v36 New Member

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    Amen
     
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