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August 28, 2017

For those who have started a collection of Luther commemorative stamps / First Day Issues, some fabulous designs continue to appear on the market. Ebay is one source among many.

Featured on this post are some superb examples of 500th anniversary stamps from Mali and Hun...

August 27, 2017

The biblical teaching of justification by faith alone was one of the distinguishing marks of the Protestant Reformation. It is a non-negotiable 'red line' for all who value true theology.

As Dr. Thomas L. Schreiner points out in an excellent article, famous commentator...

August 26, 2017

The Universitätsplatz (University Square) in Heidelberg is over the foundation walls of the former Augustinian monastery. To commemorate Luther’s visit to the monastery and debate (Disputation) in 1518, a memorial plaque was installed at Universitätsplatz in 1983....

August 25, 2017

The saying goes that, "Records are made to be broken."

One of the puzzles in the Reformation Rooms involves trying to beat the 1-minute egg timer to arrange the available letters into the sentence, "The just shall live by faith" Gal. 3:11.

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August 24, 2017

Fond of books, like his father, Martin Luther made daily visits to the library of the university of Erfurt and spent hours amid its treasures and revelled in the riches around him.

One day, at the age of 20, when he opening books one after another, he came to a volume...

August 20, 2017

Among his voluminous works, Luther penned at least 36 hymns. His "A Mighty Fortress is our God" is easily the most popular and is often described as the "battle hymn of the Reformation."

Based on Scripture

The words are a loose paraphrase of Psalm 46 and celebrate t...

August 19, 2017

An idyllic little town south-east of Leipzig on the river Mulde in Saxony, Grimma had a special significance for Luther: Katharina von Bora, who later became his wife, lived in a convent here for 14 years.

Martin Luther visited the city several times and achi...

August 17, 2017

The second illustration in this series dates back to Luther's schooldays at Eisenach.

in 1497, Martin Luther was 14 years old and attending school in the city of Eisenach. 

Eisenach was approximately 100 miles from home. In those days, students from out of town had to pa...

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