Compare And Contrast Methodist Church And Baptist Church

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It is a common fact in today’s society that many persons believe that religion has brought about more division rather than unity, more harm rather than good. The Christian Church is primarily known for its numerous separations. Christianity is partitioned into several different denominations, of which the Methodist Church and the Baptist Church form a part of. Both of these denominations do contain similarities as well as differences that set them apart. Some of these similarities include they both believe in the Triune God, meaning three persons in one; the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. They both believe that Jesus died for the sins of all and that and as a result of this all men have access to salvation. However, although they have similarities, differences among the two do exist; take for example, baptism. They disagree on how and when it should be administered. Several persons in Dominica view these two religions as being very similar or some even view them as identical. However, despite the common belief in Dominica, that the only difference between the Methodist Church and the Baptist Church is the difference in fundamentalism, which indicates that the Baptists are more fundamental than the Methodists; however, there are…show more content…
Similarly both recognize the same two sacraments however their views on each differ greatly. The Methodists believe that Baptism is for all, while the Baptists on the other hand view baptism as only being fit for confessing youth and young adults. Baptism is a witness and a testimony to the covenant, since it is naturally and properly the first Christian act of the believer after an exercise of saving faith. It certifies therefore to the acceptance of Christ, and the union and fellowship of the renewed soul with its Saviour. It becomes a badge of discipleship, and is, in that sense, a seal of the covenant of grace ( Hiscox, 1980,

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