Oneness Pentecostals maintain that no good works or obedience to law can save anyone, apart from God’s grace. Furthermore, salvation comes solely through faith in Jesus Christ; there…

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A godparent is supposed to mentor the child in their faith. … “The only requirement for godparents is that they should have been baptised. A Muslim or a…

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The first baptisms in early Christianity are recorded in the Acts of the Apostles. Acts 2 records the Apostle Peter, on the day of Pentecost, preaching to the…

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As of 2019, the New IFB listed 32 affiliated congregations on its website, most in the U.S. with others in Australia, Canada, the Philippines and South Africa. How…

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When did Lutherans reach America? 1800s – Lutherans begin to mobilize in America as thousands of immigrants pour into the country from Germany and Scandinavia, many settling in…

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Seventh Day Baptists are Baptists who observe the Sabbath, the seventh day of the week, as a holy day to the Lord. They adopt a covenant Baptist theology,…

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German sociologist Max Weber, in The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism (1904–05), held that the Protestant ethic was an important factor in the economic success of…

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Yes. Luther’s reformation was a conservative one, so he held onto anything that seemed good — he just redefined things back to what they began as, in accordance…

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Propaganda during the Reformation, helped by the spread of the printing press throughout Europe and in particular within Germany, caused new ideas, thoughts, and doctrine to be made…

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Do all 50 states recognize Martin Luther King Day? President Ronald Reagan signed the holiday into law in 1983, and it was first observed three years later. At…

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