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Baptism of the masses?

Baptism of the masses?

Postby 21centpilgrim » Fri Dec 05, 2014 2:23 pm

Does anyone know when large numbers of soldiers or pagans were just baptized and 'became' Christian?
I assume this would have been in the late 300s or early 400s and continued from time to time from there. I just don't have any source material or articles available on the subject.

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Re: Baptism of the masses?

Postby Paidion » Fri Dec 05, 2014 6:30 pm

It also happened in the first century:

So those who received his word were baptized, and there were added that day about three thousand souls. (Acts 2:41)
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Re: Baptism of the masses?

Postby willowtree » Sat Dec 06, 2014 3:26 pm

Our associate pastor has used as a sermon illustration the legend about the Knights being baptized but not including their swords. This may not be what you are looking for.

I located this website that may be closer to what you are looking for.

[url]http://bibletruthpublishers.com/the-sword-of-charlemagne-or-baptism/andrew-miller/europe-653-a-d-855-a-d-chapter-16/millers-church-history/la58098
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