Formed one of the earliest Baptist churches, Defender of the principle of religious liberty.
“Wee hold that the tithes are either Jewish or popish”
“Mr. Bern. pag. 156. of the Sep. Schisme avoucheth that to deny tithes, & a set mayntenance to Ministers is contrary to the Lords wisdom, who vnder the law appointeth tithes a set maintenance & ther is nothing against it in the gospel: I answer with the Apostle, the old testament and the ordinances thereof are abolished”
“The Works of John Smyth” 1915 by W.T. Whitley