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5 years ago#1
mainly related the beliefs in sin and how we are saved or are there other differences? like im a member of the church of the nazarene and im not sure how my belief is different from that of a baptist
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5 years ago#2
I'm a member of the Nazarene Church as well, and as far as Baptists go, we're pretty similar in many of our beliefs including sin and salvation, the Trinity, missions, evangelism, baptism and so on. Are there any other denominations you're curious about, because Protestantism is a fairly large umbrella.
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5 years ago#3
TC, completely off topic but what is your signature from? I recall hearing that relatively recently but I can't remember where.
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5 years ago#4
fudrick posted...
TC, completely off topic but what is your signature from? I recall hearing that relatively recently but I can't remember where.

futurama. the episode where they blow up the hubble telescope i believe
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5 years ago#5
robert21 posted...
futurama. the episode where they blow up the hubble telescope i believe

Ah, definitely seems like a Fry quote.
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5 years ago#6
fudrick posted...
robert21 posted...
futurama. the episode where they blow up the hubble telescope i believe

Ah, definitely seems like a Fry quote.


actually thats zapp lol
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5 years ago#7
robert21 posted...
actually thats zapp lol

Oh, well whatever he's just as dumb.
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5 years ago#8
I know baptists are fairly unique among Christianity in that they believe Baptism isnt a requirment for salvation, but an mearly a symbolic action that one has been saved. They why they wont baptize infants if I'm not mistaken.
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5 years ago#9
SirThinkALot posted...
I know baptists are fairly unique among Christianity in that they believe Baptism isnt a requirment for salvation, but an mearly a symbolic action that one has been saved. They why they wont baptize infants if I'm not mistaken.

Actually, Baptists don't baptize infants because it doesn't seem to be the command of Scripture or the example of the New Testament church. You are right that we believe it is a symbolic representation of an inner reality (the death and resurrection of the individual) that has already happened. And salvation only happens to believers, so Baptists only baptize believers.

But you can believe that baptism is necessary for salvation and only practice believer's baptism. Most Churches of Christ believe this.
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5 years ago#10
SirThinkALot posted...
I know baptists are fairly unique among Christianity in that they believe Baptism isnt a requirment for salvation

Well that's a bit ironic.
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