The Shepherds did not reason nor debate with themselves who should keep the wolf from the sheep in the mean time, but did as they were commanded and committed their sheep to him whose pleasure they obeyed.
"Cranach was suggesting that the teachings of Dr Luther were more in keeping with Christ and early Christianity that that which was in vogue in Rome. While the Pope claimed Apostolic Succession, Cranach was perceptively illustrating that the truths which Luther rediscovered, were the true Apostolic Gospel. "
Suffering pain and tragedy? Asking questions - Why? This message is for YOU. WHat a blessing!! More than history. Applied theology. Christ All Sufficient.
Critique of Luther’s famous work “Of The Babylonian Captivity of the Church” : “Never before in one thousand years had anyone dared to claim that it was legitimate for the true Church to operate outside Papal authority.”
If Christ is still hanging on the cross, then he cannot be a risen, active savior accessible to those for whom he died and on whose behalf he mediates in heaven. via The Crucifix and the Cross: A Protestant Lesson in Symbols — Roger Prather
Discover how modern technology in the form of the Gutenberg Printing Press, made Luther the most widely published author in history, accelerating the popularity of the Reformation.
The Ninety-Five Theses 2017 is the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation because 31st October 1517 marked the true commencement of this movement. On the final day of October 1517, the Augustinian Monk, who was also Doctor of Theology, in the University of Wittenberg, went to the door of the Castle Church where he was... Continue Reading →
Comparing a religious exercise with a gambling game may seem odd at one end of the spectrum, while at the other extreme such a description may appear grossly offensive, because of its blasphemous and sacrilegious nature. By employing this terminology, however, historian Ronald Bainton finds the spark that ignited the revolution that we today call... Continue Reading →