Baptists


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Noun1.Baptists - any of various evangelical Protestant churches that believe in the baptism of voluntary believersBaptists - any of various evangelical Protestant churches that believe in the baptism of voluntary believers
Baptist denomination - group of Baptist congregations
Protestant denomination - group of Protestant congregations
Baptist - follower of Baptistic doctrines
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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--'
Furniture maker; twenty years in the city; worth ten thousand dollars, all his own earnings; a Baptist.
Cummings, a Baptist minister well known in that part of the country, was driving by Baker's farm one night.
Grandfather was a deacon in the new Baptist Church, grandmother was busy with church suppers and missionary societies, and I was quite another boy, or thought I was.
And now that Bunyan had found peace he became a Baptist, and joined the church of a man whom he calls "the holy Mr.
It was over such dancing," I said, "that John the Baptist lost his head.
But him the Baptist soon Descried, divinely warned, and witness bore As to his worthier, and would have resigned To him his heavenly office.
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.
The face wore a disconcerted expression, as did, perhaps, that of St John the Baptist.
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.
To tell the truth, I am getting a little perplexed about John the Baptist and his portraits.
The Charleston Baptist Association issued the following, in an address, in 1835 A.