Friday, October 23, 2015

Reformation Day Links

"What Is Reformation Day All About?"
On Friday, much of the culture will be focused on candy and things that go bump in the night. Protestants, however, have something far more significant to celebrate on October 31. Friday is Reformation day, which...
Reformation ideas from the  Old Lutheran: The Center of Lutheran Pride! (But not too proud.) 

Martin! God Loves You! A great children's DVD about Martin Luther from Vision Video:

The Lasting Religious Impact ofthe German Reformation
 by Christina Kelley

Have you ever read an English translation of Martin Luther's 95 Theses?  How many of them do you agree with?
95 Theses:  Out of love for the truth and the desire to bring it to light, the following propositions will be discussed at Wittenberg, under the presidency of the Reverend Father Martin Luther, Master of Arts and of Sacred Theology, and Lecturer in Ordinary on the same at that place. Wherefore he requests that those who are unable to be present and debate orally with us, may do so by letter.In the Name our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. 
1. When our Lord and Master Jesus Christ said, "Repent" ( Matthew 4:17 ), he willed the entire life of believers to be one of repentance.
2. This word cannot be understood as referring to the sacrament of penance, that is, confession and satisfaction, as administered by the clergy.
3. Yet it does not mean solely inner repentance; such inner repentance is worthless unless it produces various outward mortification of the flesh.
4. The penalty of sin remains as long as the...

 YouTube Resources:
Reformation Polka  A fun little ditti about Martin Luther and the Reformation

Martin Luther (1953) Niall MacGinnis Full Historical Biography Film  This is an old black and white movie but one of my favorites.

Martin Luther - PBS Documentary - Part 1 of 2

Martin Luther: Heretic