Good reasons for not being a Baptist, or, The answer to the question, why am I not a Baptist?

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Good reasons for not being a Baptist, or, The answer to the question, why am I not a Baptist. SPENCER HISTORICAL SOCIETY. Three Reasons Why I Am a Baptist with a Fourth Reason Added, on Communion By J. Pendleton, () Pastor, First Baptist Church, Bowling Green, KY and First Baptist Church, Hopkinsville, KY Why I'm A Baptist Noel Smith Here are a few of the reasons why, in the midst of the dissolution of the basic institutions of civilization, being a Baptist increasingly gives me a feeling of spiritual and Good reasons for not being a Baptist anchorage.

Baptists are a people. They have a historical identity. They have an historical image. TheirFile Size: KB. 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, why he is not a Baptist.

Why I’m a Baptist: The Bible Made Me a Baptist. Here are a few of the reasons why I’m a Baptist. In the midst of the dissolution of the basic institutions of civilization, being a Baptist increasingly gives me a feeling of spiritual and intellectual anchorage.

Baptists are a Size: KB. The ”Baptist Why and Why Not,” is a denominational work, presenting a comparative study of denominational creeds. The writers, twenty-five in number, have set forth with fairness and ability what is believed by other denominations, and have put over against this by way of contrast the things which distinguish the belief of our people from.

They are mistaking being Baptist with a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. I am Southern Baptist because of who we are doctrinally. I am Southern Baptist because of who we are missiologically. 3 John I want you to look back to the 3rd Epistle of John and I want you to listen to what he said beginning in verse 7.

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 Baptist. I am not a Baptist because Baptists are wrong when they say a person can be saved outside the New Testament church.

"Dr. WHY I AM A BAPTIST. Thomas. REASONS FOR BEING A BAPTIST. Baptism is the answer of a good conscience. See 1st/ Peter, 3rd.

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chapter, 21st. verse. The account of the baptism of the Eunuch by Phillip is set forth in language too plain to be misunderstood. Read Acts 8th. chapter, verses To apply the illustration-the baptism of an infant, which is but a covenant vow of his sponsors, is not binding on him; and if he would make it binding on himself, and desires to secure its benefits, he should ratify it; not by affirming the old bond (as in confirmation), which will not hold in law, but by a new bond-by being really baptized on.

I am a Baptist because Baptists believe that salvation is wholly of God (John ), that we are saved by grace and not of works, (Ephesians ), and that the two conditions of salvation are Repentance and Faith.

(Luke ; John ) IV I am a Baptist because Baptist believe in a regenerated membership. (John ; Acts47) V. Baptist Distinctives are then those principles that are found in the Bible and have made us different from the other denominations.

Baptist do not always call these various principles by the same name nor do they divide them at the same point; but, as to the content, there is agreement. Every man as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.

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– 2 Corinthians If you are visiting the Faith Baptist Church website, but Faith Baptist Church is not your church home, we do not expect you to give. There is no obligation to give at any of our worship services.

What follows are sixteen reasons WHY I am not a Christian. There are many more reasons than these, but this list should satisfy those who continue to prod and poke, trying to find the REAL reason(s) I am no longer a Christian.

I no longer think the Bible is a God-inspired text. I no longer think the Bible is an inerrant text.

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Why I Am a Baptist: Reflections on Being Baptist in the 21st Century (Smyth & Helwys Press, ). The former book has some problems since it is dominated by the losing voices (i.e. centrists and progressives)in the Southern Baptist Holy War, c.

and their pain is still evident as they describe finding ways to be Baptist in other Cited by: 2. Grady Cothen, former president of the Baptist Sunday School Board, once wrote that "Anyone who tries to define a Baptist ain't one." So when Bob Setzer invited me to do this sermon on "Why I Am a Baptist," I quickly accepted the challenge.

I wanted to find out if I really am one. I do not claim that my answer should be your answer. The Westboro Baptists church is between the main motives maximum of people dislike Christianity.

They p.c. and choose what aspects of the Bible are to be believed. they actually anger me as nicely. i'm not a Christian in any respect nonetheless, i'm a mixture of Paganism, non secular satanism, buddhism and shintoism. In light of the current identity crisis facing Baptists today, editors Nettles and Moore offer a volume of testimonies from contemporary Baptists expounding on that very question--Why I Am A Baptist.

Taking a more objective approach than offered in earlier books, this book models a more doctrine-oriented approach, explaining Baptist life on the basis of historical tenets of the Christian faith 5/5(1).

Bible Believers Baptist Church Rand Morgan Rd. Corpus Christi, TX () Find Us on Google Maps. Not being mean about it, but Baptist men, in a lot of churches, have failed to step up and be the Servant-Leaders that Paul said we should be.

I’ve come to believe that there is a place for Men, and Women, in the Church universal and we need to spend more time “Discipleing” our people instead of nit-picking and mis-applying scripture to.

I know some Baptist believe they were there right at the beginning along with the Catholics. But It is difficult to trace Baptist churches down through history. Some Baptist historians have made attempts at doing this, but in many cases refer to groups as early Baptists, who did not hold to pure Baptist beliefs as held today.

User Review - Flag as inappropriate I love this book reasons why I am a baptist because it is a great book to use when teaching a new members class in the baptist church and it give you the scriptures follow each reason s: 1.

Southern Baptist physician Dr. James Holly, who led the attempt to root out Freemasonry, said, “Southern Baptists have become the first Christian denomination that essentially blesses the Masonic Lodge” (Christian News, Dec. 20, ). This is proof positive that the average Southern Baptist pastor does not care preeminently about truth.

In general, all forms of Baptists distrust central authority and instead hold to the idea of a local Church, answerable to Christ. Several good reasons stand behind this stance, and it might make a good question as to why we reject a central authority.

– David Stratton Nov 29 '11 at A combination of beliefs and practices sets Baptists apart from other Christian groups. There is a distinctive group of doctrines and polities for Baptists, a sort of Baptist recipe. Like most recipes, each of the ingredients is not unique to Baptists, but the total mix is distinctively Baptist.

Although some of those ingredients are part of. 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, why he is not a Baptist.

For if the church that Jesus built was a Baptist church, then no churches but Baptist. “Yea, I have a goodly heritage.” “Every Baptist ought to know why he is a Baptist, and to know it from the specific commands of God’s Word.

Not to have such knowledge is for our churches to be harmed in every way.” Baptists number in the millions worldwide and frequently make news. Yet little is known about Baptists by the world in.

Why be a Baptist. FIRST THINGS FIRST. The number one question is not 'Why be a Baptist?' It's "Are you a Christian?' All Baptists would say it is more important that you know Jesus Christ as your Lord and Saviour and that you have a living relationship with God than that you belong to any particular group of Christians.

Search for books called Why I Am a Baptist and you will find titles going back for more than a century. One of the more recent books to claim this title explores the reasons for Baptist identity by drawing from the personal experiences of a variety of Baptist leaders.

Russell Moore and Tom Nettles (both of Southern Seminary) have done conservative Baptists a. The first Baptist church in America was founded by Roger Williams in During the colonial and federal periods, the Baptist churches prospered and spread, while being only loosely organized as a fellowship.

The first clear national organization was the General Missionary Convention of the Baptist Denomination in. Having come to that conclusion for various good and Biblical reasons, if there was not a Baptist church in the area I would start one.

Click to expand Your answer would "seem" to be saying, at least to me, that you would consider only "baptist" churches as being valid NT ones!by First Baptist Church. God has not given us a spirit of fear, but a spirit of strength, of love and of self-discipline.

2 Timothy Out of love and concern for one another in this moment of risk due to the COVID virus, we have cancelled all in-person activities and services. We are following Department of Health and [ ].Baptist. We trust Baptist baptism is a baptism with authority from God.

The baptism of John the Baptist comes with authority from heaven: (John ) There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. (John ) And I knew him not: but .