Do the Baptists read the bible at Church? John Smyth, the founder of the Baptist, banned the bible from church?

John Smyth, the founder of the Baptist, was against any form of reading the bible at church. "Smyth insisted that true worship was from the heart and that any form of reading from a book in worship was an invention of sinful man. This rejection of liturgy remains strong among many Baptists still today.... show more John Smyth, the founder of the Baptist, was against any form of reading the bible at church.

"Smyth insisted that true worship was from the heart and that any form of reading from a book in worship was an invention of sinful man. This rejection of liturgy remains strong among many Baptists still today. Prayer, singing and preaching had to be completely spontaneous. He went so far with this mentality that he would not allow the reading of the Bible during worship on the grounds that a translation was "...the worke of a mans witt...& therefore not to be brought into the worship of God to be read."

I think it's clear that the Baptist started out at least as some kind of demonic sect.
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