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Conversion was their personal experience with god. In order to vote, become a member of a church, or hold office, one had to have had a conversion experience

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For the Puritans, conversion meant the experience of a profound spiritual transformation in which an individual's heart and mind were turned towards God. It involved a deep sense of conviction of sin, repentance, and a personal encounter with God's grace leading to a new life of faith and obedience. Conversion was seen as essential for salvation and membership in the church.

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