Who was Martin Luther? Certainly he must be remembered as that preeminent Protestant Reformer who recovered the true Gospel and rescued the Christian Church from its slavery to the “traditions of men.” He began his religious career as a well-meaning, but misguided Augustinian monk. God had endowed him with a remarkably curious mind that searched […]
Time Line of Key Events in the Life of Dr. Martin Luther (1483-1546)
It is appropriate for Christians to remember the significant heroes of the past. This is especially true for Protestants, since there have been so many great champions from the Reformation (1517-1658) who made a major impact upon the present day church—men such as: Theodore Beza, Martin Bucer, Heinrich Bullinger, John Calvin, Thomas Cranmer, Oliver Cromwell, […]
Following the great spiritual conflict at the imperial diet at Worms between Martin Luther and his accusers (1521), the Roman Catholic Church issued a Papal Bull for Luther’s excommunication. Not only was Luther’s soul threatened, but also his physical life. . .