The Reformation was not about having some kind of anti-pope rage, stating a revolution or creating an excuse for theological bickering. It was about the Gospel.
I believe that the reason why the word of the Lord endures forever is because it is the primary means of grace.
Ashton Clark shares his thoughts on the upcoming G3 Conference 2018.
Luther had finally realized that the Catholic Church had been feeding him a lie that he had no way of refuting until now. That lie was that we can work our way to God.
While people like Martin Luther and John Calvin were important people, we must never forget that it was God’s own will that brought us out of darkness into light.
Today, October 31st, 2017, marks the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation!
If we use anything outside of the Scriptural bounds set forth for worship, we’ll have to continue to do so in order to keep the congregation. In other words, they won’t stand for worship within the biblical parameters set forth by God.
That is why the Reformation was full of committed pastors and theologians who proclaimed that the salvation of the elect was soli Deo gloria: to the glory of God alone.
Through Christ alone, we are given eternal life and will never perish. We who are truly a part of the elect are unable to be snatched out of Jesus’s hand, nor the Father’s hand.