Reformation Day 500 and counting!

Today marks the 500th year anniversary of the widely accepted start of The Reformation. Roman Catholic Monk Martin Luther had found John Hus's Gospel-drenched sermons, and had been studying the Bible for himself, when his conscience convicted him that the Roman Catholic structure of indulgences and other aberrant doctrines were unacceptable compared to what was …

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This is why we still need The Reformation

Over the past twenty or thirty years, a great ecumenical push has occurred where many so-called "evangelical" pastors and leaders have partnered with the Vatican, the Pope, Bishops, or local priests in spiritual endeavors. These men and women have called the Pope a brother, have blurred the doctrinal lines between us, and have betrayed the …

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The Reformation shows us why we need expository preaching

With the 500th year anniversary of the Reformation coming upon us October 31, many people are looking to history and learning Martin Luther and his the men that came before him. Martin Luther is generally acknowledged to have been a main spark to the Protestant Reformation. Protestant comes from the word protest, which Luther's 95 …

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Reformation history; Jenny Geddes and her stool

the women should keep silent in the churches. For they are not permitted to speak, but should be in submission, as the Law also says. (1 Corinthians 14:34). Paul was exhorting about orderly worship here. The women, who as Hebrews were not invited to participate in worship with the men or to be educated, were …

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Forerunner to the Reformation: John Wycliffe

Martin Luther, 1483-1546 It is Reformation year 500. Five hundred years ago this October 31st, Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of the All Saints' Church in Wittenberg, Electorate of Saxony within the Holy Roman Empire. Luther wrote, Out of love for the truth and from desire to elucidate it, the Reverend …

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Pope Francis believes that the Reformation is over, he’s almost ready to sign public document stating so

THIS is the Christ we love and THIS is the Christ that is preached. Please take two minutes to listen. It's the backdrop and context for this essay. It's important. https://player.vimeo.com/video/158579537?color=a2752e&title=0&byline=0&portrait=0 Shepherds' Conference Summit on Christology from Grace Community Church on Vimeo. Since the beginning, satan sends his representatives to pollute and destroy. He began …

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