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A) Church Covenant of New Home Church B) INTRODUCTION C) Definition Of Terms Chapter 1: Origins of “Baptists” Chapter 2: Historical Origins of “baptized Churches of Christ” Chapter 3: Origins of...

NEW HOME CHURCH Clarke County Mississippi beside Highway 18, fourteen miles east of Quitman, Mississippi New Home Church is an Old School Predestinarian Primitive Baptist Church (See Definitions). The Church was...

“. . . the Baptized Churches Of Christ” After having published two or three articles on various aspects of the baptized churches of Christ, known as Old School Baptists of the...

Baptized – As used in the New Testament, it is the full immersion, or dipping, of the body of a professed believer under water as a figure of his death, burial...

At the outset, we wish to clarify our historical record below by pointing out that we are not presenting a “church succession” of modern churches from earlier churches in a lineal...

The churches of the New Testament did not have “names.” There is no mention of a subdivision of the church into “denominations” in the New Testament. The church was a numerator...

Another very significant event in the history of our churches was the Great Awakening (1720-1760). A gradual awareness that many souls scattered throughout the American frontier were experiencing a sense of...

The introduction of Fullerism into the American churches was from the first strenuously opposed. Beginning in 1788, the Minutes of the Philadelphia Association records an onslaught of one heresy after another....

“Let all things be done decently and in order.” (I Corinthians 14:40) The first thing we wish to note under this heading is that we refer to that group of the...

An ordinance is a divine arrangement or institution (Greek: diatage). This writer is one of a very few people that believes one should follow what the Holy Spirit has instituted in...

The phrase “decency and in order” is rather vague. There is no specificity given to explain just how to do that. While Paul was with the Churches, they could ask him....

The government, or constitution, of the baptized Churches of Christ: We might insert here a biblical principle. The government of the Church is “congregational.” That is, the “Church” determines what will...

Observing the rapidity in which the greater portion fell from the doctrines of grace and New Testament order, one must ask: “How did this come to pass so quickly?” Were they...

The London Confession of Faith of 1644 ANNOTATION: We invite the reader to give attention to these dates: John Spilsbery established the first Church and congregation of “baptized Churches of Christ”...

ANNOTATION: Reuben Ross preached the first Arminian, or Freewill sermon among Baptists near Port Royal, Tennessee in 1817. The Baptist Board of Foreign Missions had been set up on 1813-1815. During...

The First Rising Opposition To The Board of Foreign and Domestic Missions ANNOTATION: We will here present a common sample of the letters the Baptist Board of Foreign And Domestic Missions...

Public Address To The Baptist Society – By Daniel Parker, 1820 ANNOTATION: Almost ALL Missionary Baptists Historians (if they can be so classed), state that (1) Daniel Parker founded the Primitive...

Kehukee Baptist Declaration – 1826 ANNOTATION: Elder Rueben Ross had preached the first Arminian sermon among Baptists near Port Royal, Tennessee in 1817. He had come from the Kehukee Baptist Association...

The Black Rock Address – 1832 ANNOTATION: The action of the Kehukee, the most well-known and largest of the Southern Associations of Baptists, had a profound and stunning effect on the...

Mississippi Baptists’ Reason and Appeals – 1844 [In 1844, some of the churches composing the Mount Pisgah Baptist Association in central Mississippi withdrew from that fellowship and formed the Bethany Association....

The White River Regular Baptist Association of Indiana, 1844 Circular Letter Beloved Brethren, Wishing you health and salvation, and if anything more loving and charming can be experienced from the bowels...