Plymouth Brethren


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Plymouth Brethren

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(Christian Churches, other) a religious sect founded c. 1827, strongly Puritanical in outlook and prohibiting many secular occupations for its members. It combines elements of Calvinism, Pietism, and millenarianism, and has no organized ministry
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Norman Berry, a respected Plymouth Brethren Bible teacher, was on the line.
Dispensational theology came to the United States around 1830 through the Plymouth Brethren movement and John Nelson Darby, James H.
THE Plymouth Brethren Christian Church has recently completed a painting project in Binley Woods.
Will Proudfoot has lived a sheltered life with his family, who are members of the strict Plymouth Brethren church.
Some 25 members of the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church aged 12 to 25 gave up their time to entertain folks at the James Cook atrium |
During the hearings, Conservative committee member Chris Heaton-Harris described the commission's investigation into the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church as "idiotic".
The Royal School for the Blind in Wavertree were given PS860 from the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church raised at a blind awareness event.
The site's operations director Paul Freeman paid tribute to the emergency services, who were sustained with hot food and refreshments for over 36 hours by Sutton Coldfieldbased members of the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church.
It was only an appetiser, which we tucked away to the accompaniment of a delicious conversation about the Plymouth Brethren in India -- I had imagined they didn't exist outside Dublin and New Hampshire on either side of the Atlantic, but just Delhi has seven congregations of this little- known Christian denomination
As Shaw points out, Mennonites, Quakers, Tunkers, Doukhobors, and eventually Christadelphians and Seventh-Day Adventists were granted exemption from military conscription on the basis of membership in a group, while members of the International Bible Student's Association (Jehovah's Witnesses after 1931) and Plymouth Brethren were not.
Plymouth Brethren minister John Nelson Darby (1800-1882) popularized the doctrine under the name "dispensationalism," which was further spread by the Scofield Reference Bible published in 1909.
Brett Grainger grew up in a household of Plymouth Brethren, a Protestant sect that eschews priests and ministers, lives ascetically, and believes fervently that Jesus is about to appear and "rapture" them to Heaven.

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