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What was the Restoration Movement all about?

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I understand that part of it was to fellowship in an environment that was free of denominational creeds, but I'm pretty vague on what inspired it and how this movement is progressing today.

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The cornerstone for the Stone movement was Christian freedom.This ideal of freedom led them to reject all the historical creeds, traditions and theological systems that had developed over time and to focus instead on a primitive Christianity based on the Bible

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Restoration_Movement

 

 

Their five fold plan of salvation (count with the fingers on one hand):

1. Hear the gospel.

2. Believe the gospel.

3. Repent

4. Confess Christ.

5. Be water baptized for the forgiveness of sins.

 

Some add "live a faithful life" to the list.

 

Some churches are strict while others are much more accepting of others.

 

 

 

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The cornerstone for the Stone movement was Christian freedom.This ideal of freedom led them to reject all the historical creeds, traditions and theological systems that had developed over time and to focus instead on a primitive Christianity based on the Bible

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Restoration_Movement

Their five fold plan of salvation (count with the fingers on one hand):

1. Hear the gospel.

2. Believe the gospel.

3. Repent

4. Confess Christ.

5. Be water baptized for the forgiveness of sins.

Some add "live a faithful life" to the list.

Some churches are strict while others are much more accepting of others.

How interesting! I wonder if the liberal and conservative branches of this movement dialogue, if they're not in fellowship. In rejecting all the historical creeds, do they create new creeds, or try to be " creedless?" I'm having a hard time wrapping my head around how that would work..

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I think they go by "no creed but the Bible." It sounds nice but when put in practice even they disagree in certain areas - thus creeds or statements of faith or something similar is produced thus negating what they first asserted.

 

Some can get so technical that they even debate if the Lord's Supper should be one cup or many. Some even believe the other side is going to hell based on their answer.

 

I say that because they hold to #5 in my previous post that they have a false gospel.

 

 

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