Protestantism rightly understood is a principle. It is a principle which works out from the heart, which has influenced the doctrines of Churches, and which has transformed the course of nations.
“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. “
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 callContinue reading “THE BINGO OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY; Reformation 500 Blogs Part 6 “
Should I Attend or Not? This is a question that arises from time to time. Someone we know through work, social connections or family links passes away, and that individual is a Roman Catholic. Should I attend the funeral mass? Would it seem rude if I didn’t attend? What would be the best approach outContinue reading “THE PROTESTANT AT THE MASS; Reformation 500 Blogs Part 4”
A series of articles celebrating most influential event in Western European History; occurring 500 years ago on 31st October 1517.
Never before had a Priest used his own body as the offering. Paul clearly writes, however, that Christ “offered himself”.
John; The Gospel of the Son of God Key Texts: Theme – 1:1; Purpose – John 20:31 The Author There is evidence from Church History that John was the author of the fourth Gospel. The clearest is the testimony of Ireneas who wrote in the second half of the 2nd Century. His witness is important becauseContinue reading “A BOOK WE CAN TRUST PART 11”
Romans 1:16-17 Having declared his ambition to visit Rome and preach the Gospel Paul pauses to expound the essence of his message. Also in these verses Paul moves away from his personal greetings and into the substance of his letter. He sets before the people the theme of the epistle. Therefore Dr Martyn Lloyd Jones inContinue reading “THE GOSPEL OF CHRIST; Romans Part 4”