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Does Your baptist Church practice the "laying On of hands?"

Discussion in 'Baptist Theology & Bible Study' started by JesusFan, Aug 11, 2011.

  1. JesusFan

    JesusFan New Member

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    As part of either ordination process to commission pastor, or else to commission missionaries etc?

    We do it as per Timothy having hands laid upon him and some type of "gift" being granted unto Him by the process!
     
  2. Jon-Marc

    Jon-Marc New Member

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    The only way I've seen "laying on of hands" in a Baptist church is while praying for someone.
     
  3. JesusFan

    JesusFan New Member

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    We do that on the pastoral prayer team, but was asking more in regards as they did in Bible, when commissioning Pastors/missionaries to go forth?

    And paul sd Timothy received some kind of 'spiritual gift" imparted him via laying on of hands!
     
  4. Jkdbuck76

    Jkdbuck76 Well-Known Member

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    We do at ordinations and when someone requests annointing with oil.
     
  5. mandym

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    Yes////////////
     
  6. Tom Butler

    Tom Butler New Member

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    We do it at ordinations, as well. The anointing with oil is rare. We've had only one request in recent memory.

    I don't recall ever seeing it at any kind of commissioning service.

    Three of our members went to Eastern Kentucky on a mission trip recently. We had a commissioning service for them, but there was no laying on of hands or anointing with oil.
     
  7. John3v36

    John3v36 New Member

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    The only time we practice “laying on of hands" is when the kids get out of line.


    Sorry could not help myself:laugh:
     
  8. preachinjesus

    preachinjesus Well-Known Member

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    We practice laying on hands for special prayers, ordinations (minister and deacon), commissioning, and other special occasions. It is important and a great practice.
     
  9. Old Union Brother

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    We practice the laying on of hands for ordinations of ministers and deacons, and when the sick request it.
     
  10. convicted1

    convicted1 Active Member

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    Same here, Bro. Jeff!!! :love2:
     
  11. DiamondLady

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    Same at our church
     
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    Same here. We also do it when sending out missionaries or mission teams.
     
  13. freeatlast

    freeatlast New Member

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    This may sound snippy but that is not the itent. Does laying on of hands help or is it just something we do that makes us feel good?
     
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