Martin Luther

Martin Luther (1483-1546) was a German theologian, author, hymn writer and reformer. In 1517, he published his 95 Theses which denounced many of the teachings and practices advanced by the Roman Catholic Church. He also translated the Bible into German between the years 1521-1534. His complete works were published in fifty-five volumes. The essence of his teaching on the subject of salvation revolved around his belief that a sinner is justified freely by the redemption that is in Christ Jesus, and that this blessing is given by God on the basis of grace, rather than a reward earned by one’s good deeds.

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    The Life And Ministry Of Martin Luther

    It was about the middle of July, 1504-5, that a young man, a student at the University of Erfurt, invited his friends to his apartments to spend an evening in conversation and music. At the close, he told them that it would be the last time they would meet together for such pleasure, for on the morrow he would become a monk. This was the language of Martin Luther. His father had intended him for a lawyer, but the death of one of his companions, and being brought to death's door himself but a little while before, weighed so heavily upon his mind that he determined to enter upon a different course of life. He sent the gown and ring of his degree of M.A.,…

  • • The TriUne Jehovah,  Martin Luther

    A Mighty Fortress Is Our God

    Psalm 71:1-24: "In thee, O LORD, do I put my trust: let me never be put to confusion. Deliver me in thy righteousness, and cause me to escape: incline thine ear unto me, and save me. Be thou my strong habitation, whereunto I may continually resort: thou hast given commandment to save me; for thou art my rock and my fortress. Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the wicked, out of the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man. For thou art my hope, O Lord GOD: thou art my trust from my youth. By thee have I been holden up from the womb: thou art he that took me out of my mother's bowels: my praise shall be continually of…