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What do Protestant Christians believe about sanctification, holiness, and attaining perfect love in this life?

Largely speaking, there are three schools of thought in Protestantism regarding sanctification, one of which follows, more or less, the Wesleyan-Open Brethren structure ; one states the Presbyterian-...
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Where does the idea that faith must be a condition for baptism originate from?

The simple answer is that, just as faith was required in the Old Testament for individuals to please God and to be in relationship with him, so in the New Testament, when baptism "took off afresh&...
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Where does the idea that faith must be a condition for baptism originate from?

Origin and category Where does the idea that faith must be a condition for baptism originate from? It is easiest to simply study the history of the theology of baptism and by simply asking: which ...
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Where does the idea that faith must be a condition for baptism originate from?

Faith before baptism is hardly a new concept. Even before Jesus, baptism was performed on individuals that had repented of their sins and put their faith in God. Consider these scriptures about ...
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What do Protestant Christians believe about sanctification, holiness, and attaining perfect love in this life?

You seem to have provided a good overview of Sanctification already! I spent some time researching John Wesley and trying to uncover what he meant by Christian perfection in regards to sanctification. ...
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Why Doesn't Everyone Who Dies Physically Go to Hell?

This link is to the American Southern Baptist current stance on hell: https://www.baptistpress.com/resource-library/sbc-life-articles/hell-the-place-of-everlasting-punishment/#:~:text=The%20Baptist%...
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Where does the idea that faith must be a condition for baptism originate from?

After the apostolic writings, we find a continuation of instruction regarding informed baptism, rather than infant baptism. Justin Martyr writing circa 150 CE is among the first to state faith/belief ...
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Is there a word for the beliefs of Baptists?

I frequently use the word “Baptistism”, which is a bit of an etymological perversion, but fills the gap left in the language. Anyone who hears me use it understands perfectly what I mean, and I have ...
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