The first set of notes to accompany a new set of studies on Luther's favourite book – the epistle of Paul to the Galatians – are available by following this link: Audio Sermon for Galatians 1:1-5 Scroll down on this page to the PDF tab to download / view the relevant notes.
As early as the 15th and 16th centuries Leipzig was already of paramount importance for intellectual and economic life in the Electorate of Saxony. It is well documented that Martin Luther stayed in the town on 17 different occasions. His most significant stay is considered to be the occasion of his participation in the Leipzig Disputation, which took place in the summer of 1519 in the Pleißenburg Castle (since 1899 the New City Hall of today stands on the site of this castle
I have been following The Vatican Files for a few months. They are a series of blog posts written by Leonardo De Chirico, who since 2009 has been involved in a church planting project in Rome and is now pastor of the church Breccia di Roma. In this latest post, De Chirico analyses #15 in the 1999 Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification (JDDJ) which was signed by the Roman Catholic Church and the World Lutheran Federation. This point states, "By grace alone, in fait