• Anne Marbury was born in Alford,
Lincolnshire, England on July, 1591
• Her mother and father was Bridget Dryden
and Francis Marbury
• Francis Marbury was a deacon at Christ
• During those days the church
ministers were chosen for
government reasons instead of
• Anne’s father disagreed with this
method of running things and he
• He was punished but he stood
• Anne inherited his assertiveness and
it would play a life changing role in
• Anne grew up home-schooled and was very
• Her interest in theology grew and her opinions
and beliefs mirrored her fathers
• At the age of 21 she married Will Hutchinson
• They settled in Alford and she became a
mother and a housewife
• By that time many people
were concerned about the
corruption of the catholic
• Anne Hutchinson and her
family made the journey to
America (the colonies)
• They settled Massachusetts
• When they arrived they thought that they
could worship freely as they pleased but it was
• In Massachusetts it was Puritan based, and
there teachings were not the same beliefs as
• So, she decided to stand for what she believed
Anne Hutchinson’s Creed
That the Law and the preaching of it, is of no use at all to drivea man to Christ.
That a man is united to Christ and justified, without faith; yea,from eternity.
That faith is not a receiving of Christ, but a man's discerningthat he hath received him already.
That a man is united to Christ only by the work of the Spiritupon him, without any act of his.
That a man is never effectually Christ's, till he hath assurance.
This assurance is only from the witness of the Spirit.
This witness of the Spirit is merely immediate, without anyrespect to the word, or any concurrence with it.
When a man hath once this witness he never doubts more.
To question my assurance, though I fall into murder oradultery, proves that I never had true assurance.
Sanctification can be no evidence of a man's good estate.
No comfort can be had from any conditional promise.
Poverty in spirit (to which Christ pronounced blessedness,Matt. v. 3) is only this, to see I have no grace at all.
To see I have no grace in me, will give me comfort; but to takecomfort from sight of grace, is legal.
An hypocrite may have Adam's graces that he had ininnocence.
The graces of Saints and hypocrites differ not.
All graces are in Christ, as in the subject, and none in us, thatChrist believes, Christ loves, etc.
Christ is the new Creature.
God loves a man never the better for any holiness in him, andnever the less, be he never so unholy.
Sin in a child of God must never trouble him.
Trouble in conscience for sins of Commission, or for neglect ofduties, shows a man to be under a covenant of works.
All covenants to God expressed in works are legal works.
A Christian is not bound to the Law as a rule of hisconversation.
A Christian is not bound to pray except the Spirit moves him.
A minister that hath not this new light is not able to edifyothers: that have it.
The whole letter of the Scripture is a covenant of works.
No Christian must be pressed to duties of holiness.
No Christian must be exhorted to faith, love, and prayer, etc.,except we know he hath the Spirit.
A man may have all graces, and yet want Christ.
All a believer's activity is only to act sin.
• She lived in a time where
women weren’t allowed to
do much, so she created a
creed, a list of her religious
• The puritans in
her for the creed.
• She believed that people should have freedom
of thought, speech, and worship.
• She thought that there shouldn’t be slaves,
and they should be free.
• She disagreed with the lack of women’s rights.
• She started a home Bible
study group where people
came and asked questions
about the Bible.
• She started by inviting friends
and neighbors that were
• Later, more people started
coming, including men, until
there were 80 people. They
had to move to a local church.
• Anne studied the Bible in great depth on her
• She especially studied the story of Adam and
Eve because it was important to the puritans.
They believed it to be the doctrine of original
sin, and she had questions about it.
• Puritans didn’t agree with her religious beliefs,
so they arrested her.
• 1637, Anne stood alone on trial
against 49 educated and powerful
• She was tried for expressing
religious beliefs that were not the
same beliefs as the colonies' rulers
• She was quick witted and smart
but she was found guilty and she
fled to Rhode Island
• In Rhode Island she was able to
• Anne Hutchinson left a legacy that if we believe in
something strongly, then we should fight for it and
not give up
• Sir Henry Vane, who was part of Anne Hutchinson’s
bible study group, later became the governor of the
Massachusetts bay colony.
• She helped make it possible for us to have freedom of
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