Baptist Worship

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Baptists, like the Puritans, desired a pure scriptural worship. Early Baptist worship sought to maintain a radically biblical worship that the Spirit was free to direct. Later, however, in response to what they considered to be excesses in other movements, Baptists came to place more emphasis on worship according to biblical form and order.

As Baptists developed out of the Puritan movement in seventeenth century England, they were of two types: General Baptists and Particular Baptists. The...


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