PILGRIM PATHWAYS

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Above all, what bears emphasizing in the classroom is that both the Anglican and Reformed versions of Protestantism were and are equally authentic modes of Christian spirituality. A member of the Franciscan order, Cisneros, from 1495 until his death in late 1517, restored discipline and enhanced the quality of the Spanish church. Orthodox Christians ask departed Christians to pray for them, but the Bible says that it is appointed for men to die once, then after that, the Judgement occurs.
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Paedobaptism Examined: With Replies

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Protestants in the United States devote themselves more too social questions than to doctrinal issues. Method was primarily used to bring about the emotional act of conversion, and the religion had a strong emotional character. Although they involved themselves in controversial court cases against each other, culminating in 1871, they united enough to build churches on a new and larger scale. In fact, the secular power in the several parts of Germany, England, Scotland, and elsewhere has had more to do with the moulding of religious denominations than private judgment and justification by faith alone.
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The Bride of Christ

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Phillip Schaff, The Creeds of Christendom, III (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1877), p. 380. [ 4 ] William L. Treasures of literature and art were destroyed; communism, polygamy, and community of women were introduced. Consider the verse later in the same chapter after the Apostles assembled to consider the matter, "For it hath seemed good to the Holy Ghost and to us." Thomas Helwys and others kept their baptism and their Baptist commitments. [16] The modern Baptist denomination is an outgrowth of Smyth's movement. [9] Baptists rejected the name Anabaptist when they were called that by opponents in derision.
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Martyrs Mirror

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God reveals self through scripture and prayer, not tradition. Spurgeon an outspoken British Baptist opponent of slavery in 'The Best War Cry' (1883) [63] Elsewhere in the Americas, in the Caribbean in particular, Baptist missionaries and members took an active role in the anti-slavery movement. If anything, thinkers in this camp denounced such quibbling between liberals and conservatives as a dangerous distraction from the duties of Christian discipleship. They espouse an inclusive policy toward membership.
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Being Baptist: A Resource for Individual and Group Study

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In western New York, the spirit of revival encouraged the emergence of the Restoration Movement, the Latter Day Saint movement, Adventism and the Holiness movement. We frankly say, yes, the Church made this change, made this law, as she made many other laws, for instance, the Friday abstinence, the unmarried priesthood, the laws concerning mixed marriages, the regulation of Catholic marriages and a thousand other laws. "It is always somewhat laughable, to see the Protestant churches, in pulpit and legislation, demand the observance of Sunday, of which there is nothing in their Bible."
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A History of Black Baptists

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Palau began his message at 11 p.m., delivering a concise and clear evangelistic sermon, and about 800 came forward as he invited people to receive Christ. According to church teaching, the pope is preserved from any possibility of error when speaking on matters of faith and morals to be held by the entire Church.5

According to this tradition, the apostle Peter was ordained the first “pope”6 when Jesus declared, “And I tell you that you are Peter,and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hadeswill not overcome it.”7 Tradition says that Peter went on to become the bishop of Rome.

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Manual of Church Order

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In church polity, some advocated for separation from all other Christians, in favor of autonomous gathered churches. Although conversions to Protestantism did continue, its numbers began to decline sharply from 1572. Wylie's History of Protestantism was first published in 1878. Biblical Authority: The Bible is the final authority in all matters of faith and practice. In another monumental work, The History of the Russian Church (Vols.
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I Looked for a Man and Found One

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At the end of the Middle Ages, the church was, institutionally and spiritually, in a state of decline. Classical Protestantism, and Calvinism today, make God the author of evil. The pontificate of Paul III (1534-1549) culminated in the Council of Trent, who appointed a commission of cardinals to look into the need for institutional, but certainly not doctrinal, reform, uncovering the appointment of corrupt and worldly bishops and priests, traffic in indulgences, and other financial abuses. It was real and it carried grave consequences.
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An Interpretation of the English Bible Vol. VIII: The

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By 1648 a compromise was reached such that, in the Holy Roman Empire, the religion of the Prince determined the official religion of the people. Note here that the name Cephas also translates to the word "rock", as does Peter. They then change into the actual body and blood of Christ. Would be great really for Hillary see her of two states with no right. Christ, then, is the firstfruits of them that rest.
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The Baptist Union: A Short History

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Its main participants are composed of what sociologist Wade Clark Roof calls the new "generation of seekers." Unfortunately, if you've read Dave Armstrong's article on the subject, you know that Eric Svendsen's polemics fall flat upon its face (as usual). In their rebellion against the "establishment," those Baby Boomers and somewhat older confederates participated in the Free Speech movement, experimentation with psychedelic drugs promulgated by former Harvard professor Timothy Leary, and explored such great world religions as Hinduism, Buddhism and Islam.
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