Baptism Tested By Scripture And History; Or The Teaching Of The Holy Scriptures, And The Practice…

Paperback | February 3, 2012

byWilliam Hodges

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1858. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IX. MODE OR MODES OF BAPTISM. Meaning of Words--Language of the New Testament--Septuagint and Jewish Customs--Divers Baptisms--Water of Separation--Ritual Purifications--Oriental Washing--Baptism a Generic Term--John's Baptism--Prophecies of Isaiah--Ezekiel--Malachi--Baptism of the Holy Ghost, poured out, shed forth or fell upon, descended--Baptism applied to the various Ablutions of the Ritual Law--No English Word will supply its place--Immersion not its true meaning--No Mode implied ir? the Term--No Specific Directions in regard to it--Circumstances of each case must be examined. The mode or modes of baptism is a secondary question, which, we did not design, in the commencement of this work, to treat of at all. But so much have Baptists magnified its importance, and so remarkable are some of their more recent movements in regard to it, that some notice of it in this connection may not be out of place. They have formed themselves into a society for the translation and circulation of the Bible among different nations of the earth, and in these translations they render the words "baptize" and "baptism" into terms which mean "immerse" and "immersion!" And they openly avow, in their public meetings, that " the nations of the earth must now look to the Baptist denomination Alone for faithful translations of the word of God." Bible Society Anniversary, April 28th, 1840. Out of this movement has grown the "Bible Union," formed for the purpose of casting discredit upon our venerable English Jible--so long the source of light and comfort to Christians, and by which so many thousands have been guided in their way to glory; and to substitute in its place another version, in which, among other changes, "baptize" and "baptism" shall be rendered into " immers...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1858. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IX. MODE OR MODES OF BAPTISM. Meaning of Words--Language of the New Testament--Septuagint and Jewish Customs--Divers B...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:108 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217725910

ISBN - 13:9780217725910

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