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Luther Lesson 5 - How to Find Peace with God?

“There is, according to Luther, something much more drastically wrong with man than any particular list of offenses, which can be enumerated, confessed, and forgiven. The very nature of man is corrupt. The penitential system fails because it is directed to particular lapses. Luther had come to perceive that the... Read More

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Luther Lesson 4 Luther Jolted by Visit to Rome

“Luther was teaching both in the academical hall and in the church when he was interrupted in his labours. In 1510, or according to others in 1511, or 1512, he was sent to Rome. Seven convents of his order were at variance on certain points with the vicar-general. The acuteness of Luther’s mind, his powerful... Read More

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Luther Lesson 3 Preacher of the Gospel at Wittenberg

In the year 1502, Frederick the Elector founded a new university at Wittenberg. He declared in the charter confirming the privileges of this school that he and his people would look to it as to an oracle. In the providence of God, Augustine was to be the patron of the university and Martin Luther began to lecture... Read More

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Luther Lesson 2 - Misery in the Monastery

“One of the privileges of the monastic life was that it emancipated the sinner from all distractions and freed him to save his soul by practising the counsels of perfection– not simply charity, sobriety, and love; but chastity, poverty, obedience, fastings, vigils, and mortifications of the flesh. Whatever good... Read More

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Why Become a Monk? Luther Lesson 1

It is a wonderfully strange thing that the man who was driven to the monastery by the fear of God, became the liberator of multitudes of monks to truly worship God. "In July 1505  the young Martin Luther was trudging along a country road  near the village of Stotternheim, when he was caught in a thunderstorm.  A... Read More

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Bible Answer Man Duped into Wrong Orthodoxy

Bible Answer Man Duped into Wrong OrthodoxyBy Rev. Ian Goligher I was personally shocked and alarmed when, on the day after Palm Sunday, I heard Hank Hanegraaff pronounce on his radio program that he had been “chrismated” into the Greek Orthodox Church. Better known by his programs on an array of radio stations in... Read More

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Responsibilities of Communicants at the Lord's Supper

  The Free Presbyterian Church in Cloverdale Adult Sunday SchoolCommunion—Responsibilities of Communicants________________________________________________________________No matter how clear and definite a person’s profession of faith in Christ, the administration of the Lord’s Supper is not the act of an... Read More

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The Real Presence of Christ

Communion—The Lord’s Supper May 2017________________________________________________________________________________Scripture Reading: Luke 22:7-23 “Jesus took bread, and blessed it, and brake it, and gave to the disciples, and said, Take, eat; this is my body.” Matthew 26:26 “This is my body which is given for... Read More

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Blood & Water While on the Cross

[Radio Broadcast Friday, April 14, 2017] The crucifixion of the Lord Jesus went according to the Roman routine. They always guarded the criminal against any interference from spectators. Their work was not done until they delivered a corpse to whoever cared to bury it. We know that Jesus' mother was there to... Read More

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The Cross-work Is Finished

[Radio Broadcast Friday, April 14, 2017] The crucifixion of the Lord Jesus went according to the Roman routine. They always guarded the criminal against any interference from spectators. Their work was not done until the delivered a corpse to whoever cared to bury it.  We know that Jesus' mother was there to... Read More