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Here I Stand…

Published on October 29, 2017 By sirrahc

This Reformation Day (10/31/2017) marks the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s nailing his Ninety-five Theses to the door of Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany. This event is the traditional beginning of the Protestant Reformation, though rumblings of dissent within the Roman Catholic Church began long before. On the other hand, others would push the actual […]

Sola Scriptura: What It Is and Isn’t

Published on September 11, 2016 By sirrahc

“[T]he Bible alone is the written Word of God, and as such is the only infallible, definitive standard in matters of controversy in the church.”  — Robert M. Bowman, Jr., Orthodoxy and Heresy If you are a Christian (and maybe if you aren’t), you have probably heard of the term sola scriptura. It is one […]

Luther’s 95 Theses

Published on November 1, 2015 By sirrahc

“As soon as a coin in the coffer rings, the soul from purgatory springs.”  — couplet attributed to Johann Tetzel “Indulgences are positively harmful to the recipient because they impede salvation by diverting charity and inducing a false sense of security. Christians should be taught that he who gives to the poor is better than […]

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