An Explanation of Luther's Small Catechism.

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It officially ended the religious struggle between the two groups and made the legal division of Christendom permanent within the Holy Roman Empire, allowing rulers to choose either Lutheranism or Roman Catholicism as the official confession of their state. This is in severe biblical and historical error (notice one example in the article Marcus, the Marcosians, & Mithraism: Developers of the Eucharist? ). A commission traveled from town to town, which, assembling the people by the tolling of the bells, explained to them the cause of their visit, and "exhorted them," says George Holyk, "in kind, sweet, and gentle words, to bring all their books."
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Luther's Prayers

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But let us not forget—and this is the main argument I am trying to put forward—that the spiritual forces are deep-rooted, that the spirit of Luther and a German God will dominate the German mind for many generations to come, that spiritual forces are stronger than political and economical. Catholicism and Protestantism are two completely different religions that shed no light on the other. In 1505, he became a brother of the order of Augustinian hermits in Erfurt and, in 1512, a professor of sacred theology in Wittenberg.
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Freedom from Hurtful Behavior

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No doubt these are beautiful things to behold. Martin Luther, John Calvin, and Ulrich Zwingli all believed that they were reforming a corrupt and heretical Catholic Church, and each of them took seriously the charges of schism and "innovation." Protestant Ascendancy the domination by the Anglo-Irish Protestant minority in Ireland, especially in the 18th and 19th centuries. We also know that congregations with lots of programs are more likely to be growing than those with little programming, and that large congregations are most likely to have lots of programs.
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Lutheran Cyclopedia: A Concise in Home Reference for the

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Protestantism emerged in Russia in the 16th century and spread in the 18th – 19th centuries, when the country was flooded with immigrants from Germany. If any one man was entitled to be styled the Father of the Polish Protestant Church it was John Alasco, and the organisation which he gave to the Reformed Church of his native land was not unlike that of England, of which he was a great admirer. In short, the difference can be seen ultimately by whether God allows His desire to save all to be resisted by an individual's will (in the Arminian doctrine) or if God's grace is irresistible and limited to only some (in Calvinism).
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Lutheranism 101: The Course

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At the same time, they criticized their fellow fundamentalists for their separatism and their rejection of the Social Gospel as it had been developed by Protestant activists of the previous century. A curate, newly returned from Wittemberg, where he had daily taken his place in the crowd of students of all nations who assembled around the chair of Luther, was the first in Prague to call for the punishment of the disciples of that very doctrine which he professed to have embraced.
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COUNTRY PREACHER: Stories of a Pastor's Rural Ministry in

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Many other dissident groups and individuals, collectively known as the Radical Reformation, also emerged during the turmoil of the 1520s and 1530s, building communities despite frequent persecution. The Lutheran spirit, with its stress on God’s mercy and its corresponding lack of emphasis on man’s goodness and moral freedom, dominates the evangelical form of Protestantism. Evangelicalism is often seen as a median divide between fundamentalists and liberals.
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The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern Theology, 1600-1800

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To 10] these evils was added such a persuasion concerning vows as, it is well known, in former times displeased even those monks who were more considerate. 11] They taught that vows were equal to Baptism; they taught that by this kind of life they merited forgiveness of sins and justification before God. 12] Yea, they added that the monastic life not only merited righteousness before God but even greater things, because it kept not only the precepts, but also the so-called "evangelical counsels." 13] Thus they made men believe that the profession of monasticism was far better than Baptism, and that the monastic life was more meritorious than that of magistrates, than the life of pastors, and such like, who serve their calling in accordance with God's commands, without any man-made services. 14] None of these things can be denied; for they appear in their own books. [Moreover, a person who has been thus ensnared and has entered a monastery learns little of Christ.] 15] What, then, came to pass in the monasteries?
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LOGIA: Scripture & Catholicity: Epiphany 2013

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The crisis of canon alpha with William of Ockham in the fourteenth aeon was occurring in affiliation with the beginning aborigine discontent. And three verses later we also see the verse, "Neither doth any man take the honor to himself, but he that is called by God, as Aaron was." He takes some particular points and analyses and discusses them in detail in order to prove, or disprove—whatever the case may be—a particular theory.
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THE LIFE AND WORKS OF MARTIN LUTHER [35-in-1]

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For reforming these evils they proposed that "Bishop Usher's reduction of episcopacy to the form of synodical government, received in the ancient Church, should be the ground-work of an accommodation." His first wife, a daughter of Lord Clarendon, having died, Louis XIV chose a second for him in the person of the Princess of Modena, a relation of the reigning Pope. This prognosticated an approaching emancipation of the young and ingenuous Teutonic intellect from its thraldom to the traditionalism of Italy.
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Black Christians: The Untold Lutheran Story

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But I won’t do that until you admit that “living tradition” is a dangerous game to play – a truly hell-bound game to be sure. Now we are essentially a protestant Jewish country. This man was Martin Luther, and he changed history's course when he nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the cathedral in Wittenberg, Germany on October 31, 1517. Bien que solidaires avec la cause, les grandes Eglises en sont absentes. Louie's Main Street Bible Grotto does not.
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