Freewill Baptist
noun Date: 1732 a member of a Baptist group holding to Arminian doctrine and practicing open communion

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • freewill baptist — noun Usage: usually capitalized F&B : a member of one of three Baptist groups including an original group and dissenting Bullockites and United American Freewill Baptists that hold Arminian doctrines and observe open communion and except among… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Freewill Baptists — Baptist Bap tist (b[a^]p t[i^]st), n. [L. baptista, Gr. baptisth s.] [1913 Webster] 1. One who administers baptism; specifically applied to John, the forerunner of Christ. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. One of a denomination of Christians who deny the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Baptist — Bap tist (b[a^]p t[i^]st), n. [L. baptista, Gr. baptisth s.] [1913 Webster] 1. One who administers baptism; specifically applied to John, the forerunner of Christ. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. One of a denomination of Christians who deny the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • freewill — free will free will, freewill free will , a. Of or pertaining to free will; voluntary; spontaneous; as, a freewill offering. [1913 Webster] {Freewill Baptists}. See under {Baptist}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Freewill Baptists — free will free will, freewill free will , a. Of or pertaining to free will; voluntary; spontaneous; as, a freewill offering. [1913 Webster] {Freewill Baptists}. See under {Baptist}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Baptist — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. immersionist, baptizer, Anabaptist, Dunker*. Baptist church bodies include: the Southern Baptist Convention, American Baptist Churches, National Baptist Convention; Baptist groups or types include: Regular, Six principle,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Free Will Baptist — Freewill Baptist or Free Will Baptist, a member of a sect of Arminian Baptists …   Useful english dictionary

  • Free Will Baptist Church — (or Free Will Baptists) is a group of churches that share a common history, name, and an acceptance of the Arminian theology of free grace, free salvation, and free will, based on the idea of general atonement. Free Will Baptists share similar… …   Wikipedia

  • free baptist — noun Usage: capitalized F&B : a freewill Baptist of the original group founded in No. Carolina in 1729 …   Useful english dictionary

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