Presentation on theme: "Baptist History It tackles with the historical study of the Baptist movement from the Apostolic Era up to the present drawing from historical evidences."— Presentation transcript:
Baptist History It tackles with the historical study of the Baptist movement from the Apostolic Era up to the present drawing from historical evidences. It traces the Biblical distinctives of Baptists as they are manifested by a variety of groups known by many different names and reflecting numerous cultures and traditions.
Goals and Objectives The learner/s will be able to 4. have an overview of Church History. 1.distinguish the difference between a Movement of God versus Denominationalism. 2. understand the principle behind the Baptist Distinctives. 3. grasp the Four Views of Baptist Origins.
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Biblical Distinctives of BAPTISTS B iblical Authority A utonomy of the Local Church P riesthood of All Believers T wo Ordinances I ndividual Soul Liberty S aved, Baptized Church Membership T wo Offices S eparation of Church and State
Biblical Distinctives Biblical Distinctives of… of… S T S I T P A B
Biblical Authority Law Medicine Education Arts & Media Politics History Science Family Business
Visayas Mindanao Luzon& Metro Manila * * * * * * * * ** * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * ** ** * * * * *** * * * * * * ** * Fellowship Model Autonomy of Local Church Church
Denominational Model Luzon& Metro Manila VisayasMindanao Autonomy?
Talks to God about men… Talks to men about God… BELIEVER as PRIEST… Priesthood of ALL Believers Believers
Individual Soul Liberty Soul Liberty
Saved and Baptized Saved and Baptized Church Membership
Congregation AssistantPastorsDeacons Bible Women Two Offices 1 of 3
Deacon Board or Elder Board AssistantPastorsPastor Bible Women Two Offices 2 of 3
Two Offices 3 of 3
Separation of Separation of CHURCH - STATE
What’s in a name? -Your name comes from your parents. Your name connects you to who you are. If you change your name you break with your heritage. -In business: Does it matter if you change the name?
Martin and Garcia Burnham were taken captive by Abusayaf several years ago. The kidnapping took place at a popular resort in Palawan called Dos Palms. After the incidence the resort changed its name. Sometimes it is necessary to change a name! In this case the name changed help to disassociate the past from the present.
“Branding” is marketing technique that helps to promote in the public’s eye a good product. “Starbucks”, “Procter and Gamble”, “Colgate”, etc. The name recognition helps to sell the product because it is associated with quality, reliability, old and well established, etc.
Branding is successful when a potential customer immediately thinks of a brand name when discussing a general product. If the discussion is about coffee and the first brand that comes to mind is “Starbucks” then the company has been successful in marketing the product. What happens when you change the name of a street? Confuse people, erase the past!
Are there communities where the name Baptist is not looked upon with favor? Are there communities where the name Baptist is looked upon with favor? It connects the contemporary church with a set of principles that are unique and have been practiced for 2000 years.
Genesis 1:1-- In the Beginning, GOD… Hebrews 1:1-- GOD…spoke in time past to the fathers by the Prophets. Galatians 4:4— When the fullness of Time had come, GOD sent forth His Son. Hebrews 1:2— GOD…has in these last days spoken to us by His Son. Rev. 22:13- I am the Alpha and the Omega….the Beginning and the End BIBLICAL WORLDVIEW of HISTORY
Views on Origin of Baptist Belief 50010001500 English Separatism Remnant of Truth Anabaptist Influence (Protestant Reformation) Mystical Successionism (J.J.J. Theory)
English Separatism View Roman Catholic Anglican Puritans Separatists Henry Jacob/John Smyth in 1611 (England)
Anabaptist Influence View “Spiritual Kinship Theory” English Separatists Anabaptist in Holland Strong Calvinistic Theology Believer’s Baptism/Religious Liberty
Mystical Successionism (J.J.J. Theory)
Views on Origin of Baptist Belief Generational Relationships 50010001500 Remnant of Truth Mystical Successionism (J.J.J. Theory)
A Baptist View of Church History 50010001500 Protestant Reformation Eastern Orthodox Roman Catholic Remnant of TRUTH Preserved through Baptist Principles At this present time, there is a REMNANT according to the election of grace… Romans 11:5