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1 BAPTIST HISTORY Lesson 15 Revival, Missions & Union 1770-1891, Part 3

2 Renewal in Particular Baptist Churches Recovery of ‘pure’ gospel preaching Recovery of concerted efforts in prayer Renewed (recovered) interest in foreign missions

3 Northamptonshire Baptist Association Meeting: May 1792 Isa. 54: 2-3 “Enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of thine habitations. Spare not, lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes; for thou shalt break forth on the right hand and on the left; and thy seed shall inherit the Gentiles, and make the desolate cities to be inhabited. Fear not” “expect great things; attempt great things” 2 October, 1792Kettering The Particular Baptist Society for Propagating the Gospel Amongst the Heathen Baptist Missionary Society

4 How was this supported? Individual pledges Subscription from churches

5 June 13, 1793 sailed from England to India 1) To set an infinite value on men’s souls 2) To acquaint ourselves with the snares which hold the minds of the people 3) To abstain from whatever deepens India’s prejudice against the gospel 4) To watch for every chance of doing the people good 5) To preach “Christ crucified” as the grand means of conversions 6) To esteem and treat Indians always as our equals 7) To guard and build up “the hosts that they may be gathered” 8) To cultivate their spiritual gifts, ever pressing upon them their missionary obligation, since Indians only can win India for Christ 9) To labour unceasingly in biblical translation 10) To be instant in the nurture of personal religion 11) To give ourselves without reserve to the Cause, “not counting even the clothes we wear our own” Serampore “Form of Agreement” 1805

6 Mission Structure Society Results (effects ?) from mission work Political Ecclesiastical Baptist Union 1813 Doctrinal Controversy “It is not the actual differences of Christian me that are the mischief; but the mismanagement of those differences” Philip Henry

7 Terms of communion Terms of Communion Robert Hall, Jr. Joseph Kinghorn Baptism a Term of Communion at the Lord’s Table Gospel Herald Gospel Standard J. C. Philpot

8 Baptists in Scotland Robert Haldane (1764-1842) James Haldane (1768-1851) Baptists in Ireland Alexander Carson ((1776-1844)

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