Definition of Particular Baptist in English:

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Particular Baptist


A member of a Baptist denomination holding the doctrine of the election and redemption of some but not all people.
Example sentences
  • Eventually they were forced out, to join three fledgling denominations - the English Presbyterians, the Congregationalists, and the Particular Baptists (also known as the Calvinistic Baptists).
  • General Baptists believed that Christ died for all persons, while Particular Baptists confined redemption to the elect only.
  • Baptists, divided into sects which included the more Calvinistic Particular Baptists and Strict Baptists, comprised the smallest of the major Protestant denominational groups in Australia.
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