History of Texas Baptists

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Baptist book concern, 1900 - Baptists - 489 pages
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Page 51 - Virginia do enact that no man shall be compelled to frequent or support any religious worship, place, or ministry whatsoever, nor shall be enforced, restrained, molested, or burthened in his body or goods, nor shall otherwise suffer, on account of his religious opinions or belief; but that all men shall be free to profess, and by argument to maintain, their opinions in matters of religion, and that the same shall in no wise diminish, enlarge, or affect their civil capacities.
Page 54 - ... thus building a wall of separation between Church and State.
Page 29 - Let him study the Holy Scriptures, especially the New Testament. Therein are contained the words of eternal life. It has God for its Author ; salvation for its end ; and truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter.
Page 114 - Ye are the light of the world. 'Let your light so shine before men, that they, seeing your good works, may glorify your Father which is in Heaven...
Page 16 - Then they that gladly received his word were baptized ; and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls ; and they continued steadfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.
Page 404 - And Elijah came unto all the people, and said, How long halt ye between two opinions ? if the Lord be God, follow him : but if Baal then follow him.
Page 450 - ... 3. The third is where the religious congregation or ecclesiastical body holding the property is but a subordinate member of some general Church organization, in which there are superior ecclesiastical tribunals, with a general and ultimate power of control, more or less complete, in some supreme judicatory, over the whole membership of that general organization.
Page 30 - We believe that the great Gospel blessing which Christ secures to such as believe in Him is Justification , that Justification includes the pardon of sin, and the promise of eternal life...
Page 31 - GOD'S PURPOSE OF GRACE. We believe that Election is the eternal purpose of God, according to which he graciously regenerates, sanctifies, and saves sinners ; that, being perfectly consistent with the free agency of man, it comprehends all the means in connection with the end...

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