Baptists


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Synonyms for Baptists

any of various evangelical Protestant churches that believe in the baptism of voluntary believers

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Cummings, a Baptist minister well known in that part of the country, was driving by Baker's farm one night.
the Baptist on a charger shows that pagan myths have somewhat
But him the Baptist soon Descried, divinely warned, and witness bore As to his worthier, and would have resigned To him his heavenly office.
The Charleston Baptist Association issued the following, in an address, in 1835 A.
Note the similarity between the utterance of the Charleston Baptist Association quoted above, and the following utterance of Van Dyke seventy years later: "The Bible teaches that God owns the world.
And now that Bunyan had found peace he became a Baptist, and joined the church of a man whom he calls "the holy Mr.
The Presbyterians were now in power; Bunyan was a Baptist, and some of the Presbyterians would gladly have silenced him.
Bertha Sampson and Pearl Clay of the White Sands Baptist choir had been asked to sing a duet; Milton Clark of Newbridge was to give a violin solo; Winnie Adella Blair of Carmody was to sing a Scotch ballad; and Laura Spencer of Spencervale and Anne Shirley of Avonlea were to recite.
Even when his wife, Queen Mamare, elected to become a Baptist, and invited in a little, weazened, sweet- spirited, club-footed Baptist missionary, King John did not object.
And she was all of good as well as all of beauty, devout in her belief in her mother's worship, which was the worship introduced by Ebenezer Naismith, the Baptist missionary.
During the remaining ten years of his life his reputation and authority among the Dissenters almost equalled his earnest devotion and kindness, and won for him from his opponents the good-naturedly jocose title of 'the Baptist bishop.
I have brought your bread, Signor John Baptist,' said he (they all spoke in French, but the little man was an Italian); 'and if I might recommend you not to game--'
John Baptist rose and moved towards it, as if it had a good attraction for him.
Whereas she had put the lump of coarse bread into the swart, scaled, knotted hands of John Baptist (who had scarcely as much nail on his eight fingers and two thumbs as would have made out one for Monsieur Rigaud), with ready confidence; and, when he kissed her hand, had herself passed it caressingly over his face.
asked John Baptist, who had begun, contentedly, to munch his bread.