The Anabaptist Movement

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The Anabaptist movement developed in the face of threatening persecution against the believers of rebaptism. In 1524, Gabel mentions in several of his letters that “persecution unto death was sure to be the lot of himself and associates if they continue in their dissent from the dominate state church party”. The message of the leading reformers were approved by the Anabaptist, but these reformers refuse to complete their assignments by purging out the Romans. “The Anabaptists held that a true reformation of the church will necessarily result in newness of life on the part of the constituency of the church, and in bringing forth the fruits of obedience and consistent Christian living in accordance with the teaching and demands of Scripture’.
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