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The founder of Methodism, John Wesley, said, “Would to God that all party names and unscriptural phrases and forms which have divided the Christian world were forgot… that the very name Methodist might never be mentioned more, but be buried in eternal oblivion.”

Beloved Baptist preacher Charles Spurgeon said, “I look forward to the day when there will not be a Baptist living. I hope they will soon be gone. I hope the Baptist name will soon perish, but let Christ’s name last forever.”

Henry Ward Beecher: “Let me speak in the language of the heavens and call you Christians.”

Albert Barnes: “These divisions should be merged into the holy name Christian.”

If White Men Were BlackMartin Luther: “I pray you leave my name alone. Do not call yourselves Lutherans, but Christians.”

Peter the Apostle: “Yet, if any man suffers as a Christina, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God in this name.” (I Peter 4:16)

Paul, the Apostle: “Now, this I say, that every one of you says, I am of Paul; and I of Apollos; and I of Cephas; and I of Christ. Is Christ divided? Was Paul crucified for you? Or were you baptized in the name of Paul?” (I Corinthians 1:12-13)

Luke: “And the disciples were called “Christians” first in Antioch,” (Acts 11:26)