"Running To Win" with "Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer"
The Anabaptist Controversy, Part 3 of 4 (500th Anniversary Protestant Reformation)
Friday, April 28, 2017
Whether Catholic or Protestant, the church as the state has a sad history of persecuting those who hold differing views. The Anabaptists were persecuted even by the Reformers for rejecting infant baptism, a practice they felt wasn’t found in scripture.
The Anabaptist Controversy, Part 2 of 4 (500th Anniversary Protestant Reformation) - Thursday, April 27, 2017
During the 1500s many European believers gave their lives for their faith, as political forces used religious conformity to control the masses. Here is more about the Anabaptists, who were persecuted for rejecting infant baptism.
The Anabaptist Controversy, Part 1 of 4 (500th Anniversary Protestant Reformation) - Wednesday, April 26, 2017
As the Protestant Reformation developed, a group called the Anabaptists faced great opposition because of their beliefs regarding baptism. The battle was fierce, taking its toll in human lives. Let’s examine what it means to die for the truth of scripture.
The Sacraments, Part 3 of 3 (500th Anniversary Protestant Reformation) - Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Martin Luther stood for truth and reason in the face of tradition and corruption. His stand caused a fundamental change in the direction of the church worldwide. Luther could not reconcile the church practices of his day with the Bible.
The Sacraments, Part 2 of 3 (500th Anniversary Protestant Reformation) - Monday, April 24, 2017
A reborn Martin Luther faced a hostile crowd of church leaders who demanded that he recant his writings. Knowing he could be signing his death warrant, he said “no.” In the Germany of the 1500s, Martin Luther faced the supreme test of his faith.
The Sacraments, Part 1 of 3 (500th Anniversary Protestant Reformation) - Friday, April 21, 2017
Martin Luther unleashed a firestorm of controversy as his 95 theses attacked many corrupt practices in the church of his day. That controversy became a revolution, and a reformation. Let’s learn more about how far away from scripture the church had gotten.
Luther, Part 3 of 3 (500th Anniversary Protestant Reformation) - Thursday, April 20, 2017
Martin Luther fought an uphill battle to bring the Bible back as the prime rule of faith and life in the church of his day. His efforts brought about the Reformation. He boldly confronted the unbiblical idea of indulgences, by which money would release a soul from purgatory.
Luther, Part 2 of 3 (500th Anniversary Protestant Reformation) - Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Martin Luther was a monk torn in spirit, uncertain if God accepted him. His journey to find peace with God led him to the Bible, where he found the transforming way of faith. Let’s look at Martin Luther confronting a crisis of soul.
Luther, Part 1 of 3 (500th Anniversary Protestant Reformation) - Tuesday, April 18, 2017
One believer ran a race against the grain of his day. In an era of spiritual darkness it almost cost him his life. But his allegiance to the scriptures led to a breakthrough of faith that still reverberates today.
Back In Heaven Where He Belongs, Part 3 of 3 (Single Sermon) - Monday, April 17, 2017
In Israel, you can stand on the very mount from which Jesus Christ ascended to His father in heaven. Prophecies foretell his return to that same Mount of Olives to set up his kingdom. Let’s look at how Jesus is ruling in heaven even now.
Saturday, April 29th, 2017
the Second Week after Easter