The Heresy of the Landmark Baptists

Landmarkism teaches that baptism can only be performed by the pastors of Landmark (or Primitive) Baptist churches and that by being baptized into one of their churches a person secures for himself a higher rank, position, and reward in heaven.

Landmark baptists believe the lying heresy that only those baptized in a Landmark or Primitive Baptist church are amongst the bride of Christ. Other christians, in the minds of these blind guides, are merely servants in the kingdom and will have a lesser rank among the children of God in eternity.

In other words, they would have us to believe that while Christ is sufficient as our Saviour, we must earn the gifts of eternal glory by what we do.

Though they would deny it, they make baptism a sacrament, “a means of grace”. Such doctrine is fatal.

Christ plus anything equals eternal damnation. Christ alone is our Saviour and our acceptance before God.

3 Comments on “The Heresy of the Landmark Baptists

  1. Nothing short of the spirit of Popery.

    This group of heretics remain one of the harlots of Mother Rome, of which the antichrist has many, many spurious doctrinal daughters.

    You cannot divide up the body of Christ. It is sad when persons move away from the Mediatorial, Mystical, blood bought church of Jesus Christ the Lord.

  2. There is a large fellowship of Landmark Baptist churches called the American Baptist Association, based in Texarkana, AR. They do not at all label themselves as primitive Baptists, although primitives may consider themselves Landmark baptists.

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