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Category: Reformation

“Always be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you.” (1 Peter 3:15) In the early New Testament church, identifying yourself as a “Christian” (Acts 11:26) was all you needed to say to let others know what you believed. “I am a follower of […] Read More

“We Are Beggars. This is True.”

Written by Bruce Naumann | February, 2020
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DEVOTION – DEATH OF LUTHER February 18, 2020 will mark 474 years since the death of Dr. Martin Luther in 1546. His tireless efforts and bravery, born from a heart set free by the Gospel of full and free forgiveness in Christ, were God’s instruments to shine this same Gospel on countless hearts and lives, […] Read More

Life of Luther — The Final Years

Written by Norman Greve | November, 2018
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The ROAD TO REFORMATION In observation of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, we have presented a brief survey of the life of Martin Luther. The series concludes with this installment. Luther’s life was very busy, and he was often in the center of much activity. In the final years, his life fell into […] Read More

Found in Translation —1534—

Written by Joseph Lau | September, 2018
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The ROAD TO REFORMATION In observation of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, we are presenting a brief survey of the life of Martin Luther. The series continues with major events in the life of the Reformer that took place after 1517. Have you ever been frustrated when listening to a customer service representative, […] Read More

—1530— Luther and the Augsburg Confession

Written by Norman Greve | August, 2018
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The ROAD TO REFORMATION In observation of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, we are presenting a brief survey of the life of Martin Luther. The series continues with major events in the life of the Reformer that took place after 1517. The birthday of the Lutheran Church is often placed on June 25, […] Read More

Two Catechisms, and One Important Meeting —1529—

Written by Timothy Daub | July, 2018
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The ROAD TO REFORMATION In observation of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, we are presenting a brief survey of the life of Martin Luther. The series continues with major events in the life of the Reformer that took place after 1517. When a toddler writes on things, it is destructive. But when Martin […] Read More

—1527— A Challenging Year

Written by Joseph Lau | June, 2018
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The ROAD TO REFORMATION In observation of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, we are presenting a brief survey of the life of Martin Luther. The series continues with major events in the life of the Reformer that took place after 1517. Historical events do not take place in a vacuum. Famous people are […] Read More

Luther Reforms the Liturgy —1526—

Written by Norman Greve | May, 2018
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The ROAD TO REFORMATION In observation of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, we are presenting a brief survey of the life of Martin Luther. The series continues with major events in the life of the Reformer that took place after 1517. Luther was a fearless reformer who plunged ahead heedless of personal cost […] Read More

Luther’s Struggle with Erasmus—1525—

Written by Timothy Daub | April, 2018
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The ROAD TO REFORMATION In observation of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, we are presenting a brief survey of the life of Martin Luther. The series continues with major events in the life of the Reformer that took place after 1517. In the Reformation’s early days, many recognized the hypocrisy of the papacy, […] Read More

Life of Luther—1525 Marriage is Honorable Among All

Written by Joseph Lau | March, 2018
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The ROAD TO REFORMATION In observation of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, we are presenting a brief survey of the life of Martin Luther. The series continues with major events in the life of the Reformer that took place after 1517. For many hundreds of years, the Roman Catholic Church had exalted celibacy […] Read More