After Darkness, Light | Let it Shine

1 Nov

luther

“The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned.” Isaiah 9:2

“When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”” John 8:12

On October 31, 1517 Martin Luther nailed the 95 Theses to the door of All Saints’ Church in Wittenberg, Germany rediscovering and reaffirming the Gospel — sparking the Reformation — illuminating God’s Word.“I would never have thought that such a storm would rise from Rome over one simple scrap of paper…” — Martin LutherIn the early 16th Century the church in Rome started a slick campaign to raise money for improvements to St. Peter’s Basilica. Messengers were allowed to sell “indulgentia” or indulgences that they were told would purchase souls from purgatory; freeing them so they could move on to heaven.During this time period…

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