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  Seventh Day Baptist - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Seventh Day Baptists are Christian Baptists who observe the Sabbath on Saturday, the seventh day of the week.
The first recorded Seventh Day Baptist church was the Mill Yard Seventh Day Baptist Church, formed in London in 1653 under the leadership of Dr. Peter Chamberlen.
The Seventh Day Baptist World Federation was founded in 1964/1965, and it now claims to represent over 50,000 Baptists in 17 member organizations in 22 countries.
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 Seventh-day Adventist Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Seventh-day Adventists believe that Saturday, the seventh day of the week, is the Sabbath, based on the commandment found in Exodus 20:8-11 which reads, "the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD thy God".
It is argued that baptism requires knowing consent and moral responsibility and as such young children are only dedicated, which is symbolic of the parents, the community and the church's gratefulness to God for the child, and their commitment to raising the child to love Jesus.
Following World War 1 a group known as the Seventh Day Adventist Reform Movement was formed as a result of the actions of certain European church leaders during the war who decided that it was not acceptable for Adventists to take part in war.
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 The Seventh Day Baptist Meeting House   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In the 1660s, seven members of the First Baptist Church of Newport became convinced that the Ten Commandments should be obeyed literally, and began to observe the Sabbath on Saturday, the seventh day of the week.
In 1840, the Seventh Day Baptists rented their meeting house to the Fourth Baptist Church for their public meetings, and from 1864 to 1869, the meeting house was used by the Shiloh Baptist Church, an African-American Congregation.
The Seventh Day Baptist Meeting House was sold to the Newport Historical Society in 1884, and the building became the first permanent headquarters and exhibit facility of the Society since its founding in 1854.
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 Seventh Day Baptist History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Seventh Day Baptists have presented the Sabbath as a sign of obedience in a covenant relationship with God and not as a condition of salvation.
Seventh Day Baptists have been characterized by their participation in missionary activity, educational endeavors, ecumenicity and civic responsibility.
Seventh Day Baptists' insistence on an enlightened conscience for beliefs and practice led to the formation of an Education Society and the establishment of schools or academies as they migrated into the frontiers.
webpages.charter.net /jaskaggs/MadisonSDB/sdbhist.html   (1172 words)

 Seventh Day Baptists in America
The Baptist rule, applied to the Bible teaching concerning the Sabbath, made many of these Baptists Seventh-day Baptists: and these, too, soon found that all hope of reform within the church was hopeless, and were compelled to take their stand alone for conscience's sake.
He was chosen by the Baptist church in Newport to defend the Baptist faith in an open discussion with the Puritans in Boston, after he had become widely known as a Seventh-day Baptist and the pastor of a church of that faith.
The Baptist, and Seventh-day Baptist doctrine of the rights of private interpretation of the Scriptures, and of holding assemblies for worship where and how they pleased, were, in the minds of these Puritans, the rankest kind of heresies.
www.giveshare.org /churchhistory/sdb/sdbhist5.html   (8606 words)

 Seventh Day Adventist
And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made.
CW — On the sixth day they should gather twice as much as on the other days so as to have enough for the seventh day, which is the Sabbath, the day I set aside for worship and rest.
KJV — Six days shall work be done: but the seventh day is the sabbath of rest, an holy convocation; ye shall do no work therein: it is the sabbath of the LORD in all your dwellings.
www.inplainsite.org /html/seventh_day_adventist.html   (3849 words)

The Seventh-day Baptist General Conference of the United States and Canada does not maintain a defined creed of belief and does not impose such on the individual churches that are members, but, those churches develop their own creeds and doctrines.
Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath of the Lord your God; in it you shall not do any work, you or your son or your daughter, your male or your female servant or your cattle or your sojourner who stays with you.
The Sabbath was blessed in Exodus 20:8-11 and was established on the seventh day.
www.ondoctrine.com /10sevbap.htm   (6175 words)

 Seventh-Day Baptists on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
SEVENTH-DAY BAPTISTS [Seventh-Day Baptists] Protestant church holding the same doctrines as other Calvinistic Baptists but observing the seventh day of the week as the Sabbath.
Seventh Day Baptists: a microcosm of Baptist history: some people like to stand on the shore of an ocean and see the magnitude of God's creation.
Chosen by God: women pastors on the frontiers of the seventh day baptist denomination: we sat in the warm July sunshine, taking a break from the afternoon camp activities.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/n/n-7thd1ayb1ap.asp   (660 words)

 The Stennetts of England Preface
Although Seventh Day Baptists recognize no human standard for polity and theology, they should be aware of the spirit of their great leaders throughout the years.
(Seventh Day Baptists today should be guided by the example of the Stennetts whose publications were mainly in the interests of Christian living and the relation of Christianity to the events of the times.
Joseph I believed in the seventh day Sabbath, that it is required of Christians, but his Sabbath hymns show a keen appreciation of the Sabbath for its worship value.
www.blue-hare.com /stennett/epilogue.html   (2918 words)

 Elder John Crandall, A Seventh Day Baptist
He stated therein that Elder John was indeed a Seventh Day Baptist and that meetings were held at his home in Westerly.
It is noted in the 1949 genealogy that Elder John's first wife was referred to in letters as a "sabbath keeper" (meaning, in that time frame) that she was a Seventh Day Baptist.
In later years, he became convinced that it is the Seventh not the First day of the week which the Bible teaches is God's Holy Day for Christians.
www.cfa.net /cfa/sdb.html   (975 words)

Seventh Day Baptists observe the Biblical seventh day Sabbath, the day established and blessed by God at earth's creation.
God commanded that the seventh day (Saturday) be kept holy.
We observe the seventh day of the week (Saturday) as God's Holy Day as an act of loving obedience - not as a means of salvation.
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The Nortonville Seventh Day Baptist Church was not always known as such and has not always been sitting where it is now.
The original church was called the "Pardee Seventh Day Baptist Church" and was located a few miles from where it now stands in Nortonville.
The actual Pardee Seventh Day Baptist Church Building was built in 1882-83 and was dedicated in the Spring of 1883.
www.networksplus.net /loboc/norton/History.htm   (632 words)

 Seattle Area Seventh Day Baptist Church - Auburn, WA
Saturday, the seventh day of the week (see Exodus 20:10).
"God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it he rested from all the work of creating that he had done." Genesis 2:3 (NIV) "The Sabbath was made for man..." Mark 2:27 (NIV)
Pioneer Seventh Day Baptist Church in Vancouver, WA
www.seattlesdb.org   (181 words)

Crandall was the third pastor of the Seventh-day Baptist Church in Newport, R.I. He was a member of that church as early as the year 1692, at which period the earliest existing records of the church commence.
Crandall manifesting himself to be willing to grant their desire, the church do consent that he may administer baptism among them, and that our result in the same be drawn up in a letter to them, and signed in behalf of the church, which was done the same day.
Crandall was an unpretending but industrious man. He had not the learning of his venerable predecessor, but was a sound and faithful preacher of the gospel; strict in his discipline, yet courteous to all.
www.cfa.net /cfa/joseph.html   (1027 words)

 The Ephrata Cloister: One of Early America's Successful Sabbath Keeping Communes - at BibleStudy.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The main Sabbatarian Christian denominations-the Seventh Day Baptists, Seventh-day Adventists, and the Church of God (Seventh Day)-have their spiritual roots in the English Puritan movement of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Many of the Millerites were descended from New England Separatists, including some Seventh Day Baptists, and they inherited much of their basic belief system from their Puritan forebears [ 2].
In those days there were few organized churches to offer spiritual support to the settlers on the Conestoga frontier, and Beissel sensed that his neighbors needed encouragement.
www.biblestudy.org /godsrest/ephrata.html   (6564 words)

 Biblical Seventh Day Baptist Church
A seventh day Sabbath is a perpetual sign and covenant between God and His people (ref. Exodus 31:16 and 17).
Biblically Sunday observance in lieu of God's seventh day Sabbath is a sin (1st John 3:4) as it violates the Forth Commandment of God.
According to the "New Testament" not keeping the seventh day Sabbath is cited as an example of disobedience and unbelief.
www.sabbathbaptist.org   (795 words)

Both were acquainted with Christopher Pooley, to whose Seventh Day Baptist Church in Norwich Brabourne left 10 pound in his will doubtless pleased to see a church practicing what he had advocated in the national church so long before.
He seems to have been spared by the king despite his heresies as a Baptist and a Sabbath-keeper because of the value of his medical services to the royal family, a curious example of how the king could turn a blind eye when it was in his own interest to do so.
It was under Gibson that the First Seventh Day Baptist Church in Hopkinton was organized in 1708 as the denomination began to move westward.
freespace.virgin.net /rod.clayburn/kenyon/usa/mumford.htm   (4688 words)

 ALHN--Rock Co., WI--Seventh Day Baptist Church, Milton Township
In 1840, the Seventh Day Baptist Church of Milton was organized, with about forty members.
The Seventh Day Baptist Church of Milton was organized Nov. 12, 1840, by the
One of their number, a female member of the church, born on heathen soil, employs most of her time in this work, and is remunerated by the voluntary contributions of the church.
www.usgennet.org /usa/wi/county/rock/Church/HistCh002.html   (1221 words)

 Pathway: Chapter 4 - West Virginia Home
Salathiel's grandfather Theopolus Lawson (72) was born in Virginia, one of eight children of Rebecca and John Lawson (144), and married Rebecca Hancock (73) in 1804.
Davis Meredith (76), a Seventh Day Baptist and the great-grandfather of Addie Lawson, was born about 1757 in Delaware and fought during the Revolutionary War in the Virginia infantry.
His family was part of the Seventh Day Baptist congregation which had settled in Marion County, WV, when it was still under Indian threat, by May 13, 1792, after having moved as a group from Shrewsbury, NJ in September 1789.
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 History of the Washington Seventh Day Baptist
For more than 55 years The Washington Seventh Day Baptist Church has been bearing the light of the Jesus Christ in the nation’s capital.
She played a key roll in merging the “white” and “colored” (SDB) churches.
Alfred C. Lacey were commissioned to begin a new Seventh Day Baptist Church in Central Prince George’s County Maryland.
www.washingtonsdb.org /history_of_the_washington_sevent.htm   (700 words)

 Seventh Day Baptist Board of Christian Education - Main - Press on to Maturity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Seventh Day Baptist Board of Christian Education - Main - Press on to Maturity
The Seventh Day Baptist Board of Christian Education works to promote the local church preparation of Christians for maturity by encouraging and modeling specific, active commitment to Evangelism, Nurture, Discipleship, and Stewardship.
As we do this work, we remember that our goal is not to produce people who can trounce others in Bible quizzing or who can obliterate the competition when a Bible column shows up in Jeopardy.
www.educatingchristians.org   (324 words)

 Ephrata Cloister
After several decades, the remaining dwellers made notable attempts to preserve their society and repair the buildings, but there were not enough people left to maintain a viable community.
At this writing, the property may be acquired by a sub-group that had left Snow Hill for Morrison's Cove, establishing the Salemville German Seventh Day Baptist Church in Bedford County.
The answer to our question of empty buildings may simply rest in the counsel of the wise educator Gamaliel who advised the members of his own community that the works of men are doomed to failure without God's interaction and providential guidance.
www.cob-net.org /cloister.htm   (4577 words)

 Salem Area Chamber of Commerce, Salem, WV
The Salem Seventh Day Baptist Church, established in 1792, has for over 200 years been an integral part of the community.
The church sponsors Randolph Terrace Apartments, a community housing development, and is an active member of the Seventh Day Baptist General Conference, USA and Canada.
Like other Baptists, Seventh Day Baptists trace their roots to 16th century England, and since that time have worshipped on the Sabbath (Saturday), the seventh day of the week.
www.salemwv.com /salemseventhdaybaptist   (219 words)

 Alle-Kiski Valley Seventh Day Baptist - Freeport, PA
If you are a person who has over time become convinced of the seventh day being the Sabbath, but have not found a Sabbath keeping church which holds to the other fundamental beliefs of the Christian Church, then we invite you to join us in worship.
If you are a Christian who has some questions in regard to the seventh day Sabbath in particular or God's call to take a day of rest each week in general, then we invite you to join us in worship or for Bible study.
Everyone is welcome at the Alle-Kiski Valley Seventh Day Baptist Church, whether you are a commited Sabbath keeper, a Sunday keeping Christian, or a curious seeker of the faith.
www.faithwebsites.com /akvsdb   (354 words)

 Central Seventh Day Baptist Church - WhytheSabbath
Seventh Day Baptists have longed believed in the holiness of the original Sabbath, as depicted in the Bible - from God's rest on the 7th day of creation to the day of Jewish worship to the day which Jesus worshipped on to the day which centered around 1st Century worship.
Scholars have argued that the day of Christian worship changed to Sunday in the 2nd Century, as Christians wished to separate their identity from the Jews.  Others credit Constantine with the change as he wished to coincide Christian worship with the worship of the sun god. 
Whatever reason for the change, Seventh Day Baptists longed believed in the blessedness of the original Sabbath, and have applied it to their lives.  It truly is different.  But doesn't God call us all as Christians to be different?
www.forministry.com /USMDSDBGCCSDBC/Messages/WhytheSabbath.dsp   (268 words)

 Sabbath Truth - The Truth about the Sabbath
His father, Nathan Jones, was a member of the Baptist Church, and on the last Sunday of January, 1836, William was baptized in the Chenango River.
This resulted in his recall as a Baptist missionary to the Island of Hayti, from which he sailed August 17, 1850.
Reprinted from "Seventh Day Baptists in Europe and America" Vol 1, pp 80-83, published by the American Sabbath Tract Society, 1910.
www.sabbathtruth.com /documentation/William_M_Jones.asp   (1091 words)

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