Fri, Jul 13, 2018
by Thomas Ice
In the 60s and 70s I used to hear some Baptist summarized their beliefs by saying that we believe in the Bible, the blood and the blessed hope. This was not all they believed in, but it stressed an emphasis. The Bible is the basis of their authority since it was inspired and without error. The blood, of course, referred to the blood of Christ, which is the basis for salvation. This emphasized the priority of the preaching of the gospel. The blessed hope is a reference to the pre-trib rapture, which is a motivating and forward-looking hope...