The Early Relation and Separation of Baptists and Disciples

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R.R. Donnelley & sons Company, 1904 - Baptists - 124 pages
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Page 81 - And he took them the same hour of the night, and washed their stripes ; and was baptized, he and all his, straightway.
Page 109 - Repent ye, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ unto the remission of your sins ; and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
Page 110 - Go ye therefore, and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them into the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost: teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I commanded you : and lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world.
Page 71 - I do believe the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament to be the word of God, and to contain all things necessary to salvation; and I do solemnly engage to conform to the doctrines and worship of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States.
Page 77 - To prevent its usurping a tyrannical power over the consciences of any: We do not mean that every person is bound to the strict observance of everything therein contained, nor do we mean to make it, in any respect, superior or equal to the Scriptures, in matters of faith and practice ; although we think it the best human composition of the kind now extant ; yet it shall be liable to alterations, whenever the General Committee, in behalf of the associations, shall think fit.
Page 13 - Our desire, therefore, for ourselves and our brethren would be, that, rejecting human opinions and the inventions of men as of any authority, or as having any place in the Church of God, we might forever cease from further contentions about such things; returning to and holding fast by the original standard ; taking the Divine word alone for our rule; the Holy Spirit for our teacher and guide, to lead us into all truth ; and Christ alone, as exhibited in the word, for our salvation; that, by so doing,...
Page 100 - Campbellism has carried away many whom I thought firm. These wandering stars and clouds without water ever learning and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth, make proselytes much more the children of the devil than they were before. O Lord ! hear the cries and see the tears of the Baptists; for Alexander hath done them much harm. The Lord reward him according to his works.
Page 51 - I do intend to continue in connection with this people so long as they will permit me to say what I believe, to teach what I am assured of, and to censure what is amiss in their views and practices. I have no idea of adding to the catalogue of new sects.
Page 55 - That as it is not necessary that persons should have a particular knowledge or distinct apprehension of all Divinely-revealed truths, in order to entitle them to a place in the Church ; neither should they, for this purpose, be required to make a profession more extensive than their knowledge ; but that, on the contrary, their having a due measure of scriptural self-knowledge...
Page 30 - I must say that, after long study and investigation of books, and more especially the Sacred Scriptures, I have, through clear convictions of truth and duty, renounced much of the traditions and errors of my early education. I am now an Independent in church government ; * * * * of that faith and view of the gospel exhibited in John Walker's seven letters to Alexander Knox, and a Baptist in so far as respects baptism. * * * * What I am in religion I am from examination, reflection, conviction, not...

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