Thirdly. Without search and trial no man attains this faith and right persuasion. 1 Thes. v. , Try all things.
In vain have English parliaments permitted English bibles in the poorest English houses, and the simplest man or woman to search the scriptures, if yet against their souls persuasion from the scripture, they should be forced, as if they lived in Spain or Rome itself without the sight of a bible, to believe as the church believes.
-Roger Williams, The Bloudy Tenent of Persecution, 1643