It is good and right also to consider the impact of a group of praying students, heirs of Wittenberg themselves, on the modern missions movement of global gospel proclamation.
Though a relatively short work, Queen Katherine Parr's The Lamentation of a Sinner is a deeply personal and overwhelmingly theological confession of her unworthiness for the grace of God.
The Reformation was costly for many. For John Frith, a committment to one Reformation doctrine cost him everything.
We must be mindful to walk in humility, being open to learning what God has taught others, knowing that we are not the only saints who have traversed the path we are on.
Bunhill Fields has never attracted the crowds of St. Paul’s, but the kingdom influence of those buried in that field lives far beyond the crowds through the churches that carry forth the same Gospel they preached and shared.
On first looking into Spurgeon’s sermons, I have found joy and awe in the work of Spurgeon, the man, but also in the work of Spurgeon’s God.
As Christians, we are called to share our faith, but we are also called to keep it.
As we approach the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, we should be reminded that the Gospel is not something we merely study or talk about.
Luther was God’s wrecking ball. He was God’s appointed servant for such a time as the Protestant Reformation.
In short, Baptists have had much to contribute to the church catholic when they have sought to build local churches and defend the freedom of religion with the Gospel and for the Gospel.
When I look at the history of the Church, I am reminded that God often works wonders through deeply broken people, and through some of the darkest atrocities imaginable. My faith is not in Christians, but in Christ — a holy, good, and just God.
Testimonies arising from scores of churches all over the Golden State represent the Kingdom fruit of the gospel sown over the last 170 years.
Christ is particularly called the wisdom of God because he took the form of a servant and was made in human likeness.
The Lord has preserved the integrity of the Gospel over many years.