Compare And Contrast The Beliefs Of The Southern Baptist Convention

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A unique belief of the Southern Baptist Convention, is their belief in baptism. There are two beliefs about baptism that sets the Southern Baptist Convention apart from others (Humphreys 37). The first belief is that the only people that can be baptized is believers (Humphreys 37). Children are not considered believers and nor can be baptized, because they believe they are not old enough to take a step for faith for themselves (Humphreys 36). Also, there is no evidence of infant baptism in the New Testament (Odle 22). The second belief is that Baptist believe the only proper mode of baptism is by immersion (Humphreys 37). Baptism is not essential for salvation (Jeter 84, Odle 22). Christians should be baptized, not to be saved, but because
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