Monthly Archives: February 2011

Forgotten Baptist Heroes: Obadiah Holmes

Holmes, Rev. Obadiah, was born Preston, Lancashire. England, about 1606, and came to this country, as is supposed, about 1639. His religious connections were with the Congregationalists. At first, in Salem, Mass., from which he removed to Rehoboth, where for … Continue reading

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Forgotten Baptist Heroes: Shubal Stearns

Stearns, Shubal, was born in Boston. Mass., Jan. 28, 1706. He was the son of Shubal Stearns and Rebecca Larriford. About 1745, Mr. Stearns joined the New Lights, as the converted Congregational communities that originated from the ministry of George … Continue reading

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I’m a big “B” Baptist.

I am not posting this one to be boastful or arrogant as the title might suggest. I am simply thankful that I have a heritage of forefathers in the faith who did not compromise the doctrines that I hold dear … Continue reading

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White as snow.

Isaiah 1:18  Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow ; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool. This morning I … Continue reading

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