Web Wanderings: Reformation Day

5 Myths About the Reformation (Gavin Ortlund)

This time of year many Protestants celebrate the Reformation. For some, however, it feels odd to “celebrate” an event that divided the church. Didn’t Jesus pray for the church’s unity? Others have no difficulty celebrating the Reformation, seeing it as the starting point of all that they value in church history. What is the best way Protestants today should look back on the Reformation? Should we think of it more like a happy birth or an ugly divorce?

He Dared to Defy the Pope (John Piper)

Luther grasped this powerful fact: God preserves the experience of salvation and holiness from generation to generation by means of a book of revelation, not a bishop in Rome.

The Real Genius of the Reformation (Reid Karr)

The Protestant Reformation is His work, and His alone. Through it, He acted to reestablish the power and authority of His Word. This is the genius of the Reformation.

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Lyrics: VERSE 1 Your Word alone is solid ground, The mighty rock on which we build. In every line the truth is found And every page with glory filled.

VERSE 2 Through faith alone we come to You; We have no merit we can claim. Sure that Your promises are true; We place our hope in Jesus’ name.

CHORUS Gloria, gloria, glory to God alone Gloria, gloria, glory to God alone

VERSE 3 In Christ alone we’re justified; His righteousness is all our plea. Your law’s demands are satisfied; His perfect work has set us free.

VERSE 4 By grace alone we have been saved, All that we are has come from You. Hearts that were once by sin enslaved Now by Your pow’r have been made new.

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