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    Protestant Reformer

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    HERE WE STILL STAND THE FIVE SOLAS OF PROTESTANTISM The term Protestant has been maligned, misunderstood and too often misrepresented. It has wrongly been used by some in a political and social sense to label all non-Roman Catholics. Some evangelicals are reluctant to use the term and instead declare they are simply Christians. Others while claiming to be Protestants have embraced the very errors the Protestant Reformers opposed. The Free Presbyterian Church is unashamedly a Protestant Church. We do not agree with or condone everything Martin Luther and other reformers taught or did but we stand where the protestant Reformation stood on the vital question of how a sinner can be accepted before the Holy God. The reformers did not introduce a…

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    Through his Ten Colloquies, Desiderius Erasmus began to develop a way of thinking that Protestant reformers such as Martin Luther, Huldrych Zwingli, and John Calvin, would eventually mimic and adapt. Erasmus lived and wrote in a period of change, causing his writings to be accepted and built on. Arguably, the reformer who benefited the most from Erasmus’s writings is Martin Luther, the founder of Lutheranism. Other Protestant religions are based off of Luther’s original model, meaning that…

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    Martin Luther Beliefs

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    “The Holy Spirit, who is not acquired through breaking images or any other works, but only through the gospel and faith,” reflected the great Protestant reformer Martin Luther. Luther decided to learn more about God at a monastery when lightning almost struck him. Although the monastery was a great part of his life in helping him learn more about God and His word, the true life changing part of his life was when he was studying the scripture Romans 1:17. This change of beliefs led to issues due…

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    The Reformation Dichotomy

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    later be the premise for the whole “by faith alone we are saved”. Luther wasn’t against good deeds and respect for his fellow man, he was just against the Church’s teaching that good works makes one pious. Martin Luther felt that your relationship should be an intimate and personal one, it was on us the individual to believe and save ourselves. Luther also saw problems with the Church’s sacraments and believed that scripture signified something rather than it being something i.e., scripture…

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    Essay On The Reformers

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    ideas of the reformers, and why were they appealing to different social groups? During the early sixteenth-century, people from all across Europe began to have problems with the Catholic Church. Educated professors, common people, and even some religious officials were calling for a reform in the church. The people who led the reformation, known as the reformers had four different central ideas that were the basis of the reformation. The first central ideas of the reformers was “How is a…

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    In the 16th century, there was a large criticism when dealing with the church. The criticism was known as the Reformation. The cause and results of the Reformation were viewed from two different viewpoints, from England’s and from Germany’s. The two countries have similarities of the reformation as well as the differences. Reformers such as Martin Luther, who led the reformation in Germany and Henry VIII, led the reformation in England, each one of them dealing with their own strategy for their…

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    these issues included the clergy being less religious and incompetent of basic church teachings, the pope becoming too involved in politics, the massive wealth of the church, and their common method of raising money, selling indulgences. With the church’s influence begins to decline, this became a golden opportunity for scholars to call for a reform. A Dutch priest for one thing named Desiderius Erasmus opened the door for following reformers to cause a reform due to the fact…

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    The Protestant and Catholic Reformation was a 16th century schism in Catholic Europe. The Protestants and Catholics had different thoughts on how the church should run. Protestants thought that the Church in Europe needed to change and the religion should be based on belief rather than tradition. The Catholic Church tried to protect its traditions, but changed some things such as stopped the sale of indulgences (History.com Staff). Driven by a hatred of clerical corruption, Protestant reformers…

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    Martin Luther was responsible for the Protestant Reformation, which was when reformers pointed out problems with the church: corruption, simony, and sale of indulgences. During the Protestant Reformation new religions were created because reformers did not agree with Catholic Church. The Protestant Reformation had an effect in the Europeans’ society, economy, and the politics. Some effect influenced the European society but others led to diversity. The Protestant Reformation affected society in…

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    During the Reformation, Catholics and Protestants were opposed on several fundamental issues regarding the Christian faith. These disagreements led to one of the most sweeping changes to occur within Christianity since Constantine. The two sides differed significantly in their understanding and interpretation of the Scripture, and of the Christian life. The main points of contention were regarding the understanding of the concepts of Sola Gratia (grace alone), Sola Fide (faith alone), and Sola…

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