Luther discovered truth only after serious thought. We can’t expect to discover it while scrolling away our time.
Rather than inviting the believer to stare into the blinding light of God’s presence, clothed in the righteousness of Christ, Roman Catholicism encourages him to rest content with a mediated access, dressed up in the hand-me-downs of the saints and apostles.
All the activities that contribute to the energetic hum of American life have been canceled in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus. What better time to read about an epic journey through church history?
The Reformation understanding of justification is that it is by grace through faith and by the imputation of Christ’s righteousness.
Lutheran theology is best understood from the writings of Luther himself, Philip Melanchthon, and a group of their students in The Book of Concord (1580).