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Believed in the final salvation of all and some in the damnation all but themselves. Some held that once a. man had the gift of Spirit he could not sin, whatever the form of his act. He was of all obligations : in particularj perhaps, of the obligation to tithe or his debts. But most held merely that such a man would not sin. Many recognized as brethren only such as had been ptized ; others were indifferent whether this had happened or Some regarded Sunday as an ordinance of Antichrist ; others it as a feast day.

But, after Frankenhausen, Melchior Ho:ffman and Hans Hut proclaimed over wide areas that before long the Lord would give the 1 From the Netherlands Anabaptism spread to England, but most of the Anabaptists of England in the sixteenth century were not English. t all. 1 See the excellent summary by Prof. Pollard in the Cambridge Modern Hillary, II, Chap. 6. 45 for a general rising against the ungodly and miraculous aid the establishment of the reign of the saints. Then the word comes Matthys, in Amsterdam, that the time has come : the signal is through Matthys.

L It was, practically, just this conception of the Church which separated the Anabaptists most completely from Lutherans, Zwinglians or Calvinists. The ' eglise externe ' of the Anabaptists could not conceivably be a State Church in any sense whatever. No human government could take part in its censtruction or interfere with it otherwise than harmfully. The civil magistrate, invariably himself 1 The conception closely resembles, but is not quite the same English ' Brownists '. s, that of the THE ANABAPTIST PROTEST 39 .

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