General Baptist

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n General Baptist group of Baptist congregations believing the teachings of the Dutch theologian Jacobus Arminius (who opposed the doctrine of strict predestination of the Calvinists)
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Usage

In literature:

The news made a sensation in the cottage which drew off the general attention from Mr Baptist.
"Little Dorrit" by Charles Dickens
These led to the establishment of the General Baptist Society's missionaries at Cuttak, the capital.
"The Life of William Carey" by George Smith
Why, in comparison with you, the General is a more John the Baptist.
"Monsieur Lecoq" by Emile Gaboriau
The Presbyterians occupy the same general territory as do the Baptists with an equal number of missionaries.
"Brazilian Sketches" by T. B. Ray
St. John Baptist and St. Peter, Cheesehill, are of the most general interest.
"Wanderings in Wessex" by Edric Holmes
There is also a meeting for general baptists in Lombard-street, Deritend.
"A Description of Modern Birmingham" by Charles Pye
The deserted houses were generally found strewn with religious periodicals, mainly Baptist magazines.
"Atlantic Monthly, Vol. XII. September, 1863, No. LXXI." by Various
Vivie, on sizing up her affairs, got Monsieur Walcker, the Baptist pasteur, to convey a letter to the American Consulate General.
"Mrs. Warren's Daughter" by Sir Harry Johnston
A large majority of the general Baptists were adopting similar views.
"The English Church in the Eighteenth Century" by Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
He died on the 5th of December, 1837, just as the Serampore mission had been re-united to the General Baptist mission.
"Pioneers and Founders or, Recent Workers in the Mission field" by Charlotte Mary Yonge
There was no general governing body for the State, as the Baptists had several so-called associations which covered only a few counties each.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 3, 1918" by Various
The annual donation to the Baptist General Convention is 2,000 dol.
"Impressions of America" by Tyrone Power
The Baptists in this State are about establishing a manual labor seminary for ministerial and general education.
"A New Guide for Emigrants to the West" by J. M. Peck
The General Baptists were Arminian, owing to the influence of the Mennonite Anabaptists.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
Besides these general considerations, there is one which affects the duty of the Baptist General Convention.
"The Baptist Magazine, Vol. 27, January, 1835" by Various
They would be styled General Baptists in England; here they are denominated Free-will Baptists.
"The Baptist Magazine, Vol. 27, March 1835" by Various
The Church that has been formed at King's Cliffe originated in the efforts of the General Baptists about thirty years back.
"Memorials of the Independent Churches in Northamptonshire" by Thomas Coleman
Baptist Church, the General, on earthly and spiritual authority, 312, n. 19.
"The Beginners of a Nation" by Edward Eggleston
At the latter place there are some general Baptists.
"The Baptist Magazine, Vol. 27, June 1835" by Various
Nathaniel Brown being appointed to represent the general order and practice of the Freewill Baptists, and Rev.
"Memoir of Rev. Joseph Badger" by Elihu G. Holland
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In news:

Blanche was a homemaker and a member of the Mt Pleasant General Baptist Church in Monette.
1st General Baptist Church Of East Alton.
First General Baptist Church will host a revival beginning Monday, April 21 and continuing through Saturday, April 26.
Democrat Photo/Reed General Federation of Women's Clubs Silver Leaf Benefit Club of Cassville held a meeting at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center in Cassville on Tuesday.
Democrat Photo/Lindsay Reed The General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC) Silver Leaf Benefit Club held a meeting at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center in Cassville on Sept 20.
He was a member of Mount Pisgah General Baptist Church in Aquilla.
Funeral services for Ronald Allen Winter, 61, of Mattoon and formerly of Fairfield were held at 10:30 am Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at First General Baptist Church in Fairfield with Brother Robert Koker officiating.
Born March 18, 1928, in Dawson, Ga. To the late Frank G and Cassie Mae Wigington Matthews, she was a member of the Pleasantview General Baptist Church in Risco.
The General Baptist State Convention of Wisconsin, Inc Installs 5th President – Rev.
The General Baptist State Convention of WI, Inc (GBSC) held its 87th bi-annual board session October 17 – 20, 2011 in Milwaukee WI.
The Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief team and the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma were recognized by a New Jersey city for assisting residents affected by superstorm Sandy.
The Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief team and the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma were recognized by a New Jersey city for assisting residents affected by Hurricane Sandy.
This spring, the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma distributed copies of a centennial Bible.
He attended Creekside General Baptist Church in Marion.
Bill Tinsley is former associate executive for the Baptist General Convention of Texas.
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