It is the spiritual conflict, the war waged by spiritual wickedness in high places, the threat posed by principalities and powers which helps us understand and appreciate the past, the present and the times in which we live.
“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. “
In the sixteenth century, religious tourism generated large sums of money for the Papacy and for the city of Rome. In the Renaissance Period, the Church invested heavily in impressive works of art, which continue to be admired today, all of which helped to boost the city’s status as the spiritual centre and a magnetContinue reading “MARTIN LUTHER’S ROMAN HOLIDAY; Reformation 500 Blogs Part 5”
Challenging the drive for Church integration on Luther’s 500th Anniversary. Should the Reformation be a cause for mourning or celebration?
Paul probably wrote the letter from Corinth surrounded by his Son in the Faith, some blood relations, a couple of slaves and the Financial Director of the city council, all one in Christ! Brotherly Greetings Romans 16:21-24 Timotheus my workfellow, and Lucius, and Jason, and Sosipater, my kinsmen, salute you. I Tertius, who wrote thisContinue reading “PAUL’S COMPANIONS IN THE GOSPEL; Romans Part 79”
Putting Pen To Paper Romans 1:1-7 Having considered the value of this epistle and the importance of its central subject, Justification by Faith, in the introductory study we shall now ponder the opening words of the Apostle. The most difficult work of letter writing is the act of putting pen to paper. How will IContinue reading “PUTTING PEN TO PAPER; ROMANS PART 2”