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Do Baptists have confessions?
Baptists baptize persons only after they make a personal confession of their faith in Christ. Baptists do not believe that a loving God condemns anyone for a sin they did not commit.
Does the Baptist Church have sacraments?
Most Baptists call them “ordinances” (meaning “obedience to a command that Christ has given us”) instead of “sacraments” (activities God uses to impart salvation or a means of grace to the participant). Baptists have traditionally believed that they are symbols.
Do all religions have confession?
“Confession is good for the soul,” says a Scottish proverb from the mid-1600s. Most religions would agree. Some faiths say you should confess to God through a priest, while others admonish the faithful to take their confessions directly to God. …
Are Baptists confirmed?
Confirmation does not take place in the Baptist Church where believers are baptised as adults through full immersion. A core belief is that the baptised makes a firm commitment to discipleship and the church.
Do Baptists believe drinking is a sin?
Baptists have long believed that drinking alcohol is not only unhealthy and morally lax, but is in direct opposition to what God wants. Strict interpretation of the Bible is a cornerstone of Baptist belief, and they believe Scripture specifically tells them that drinking alcohol is wrong.
What is the difference between Baptist and Catholic?
The difference between Catholic and Baptist is that the Catholics believe in infant baptism. On the other hand, Baptists only believe in the Baptism of those who believe in the faith. Baptist, on the other hand, is a part of Protestantism. They have different beliefs, such as they believe in praying to Jesus alone.
Does God forgive sins without confession?
God absolutely forgives your sins, even if you don’t confess them to a priest.
Do Baptists believe in purgatory?
Baptists only pray to Jesus. Catholics believe in purgatory, whereas Baptists do not believe in purgatory. Baptists believe that the way to salvation is only through faith in God. Catholics, on the other hand, believe that salvation can also be achieved through belief in Holy sacraments.
Do Baptists believe in Mary?
Baptists “honor Mary as the mother of Jesus Christ” but consider the “communion of saints as primarily a present reality among Christians,” and don’t pray to Mary or “deceased Christians lest such infringe the sole mediatorship of Jesus Christ.”