Tag Archive: Luther

Jul 27

A Mighty Fortress Is Our God

A Mighty Fortress Is Our God A Mighty Fortress Is Our GodI grew up in a Lutheran home and we often sang the hymn “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God” at church. This “battle hymn of the Reformation” was written by Martin Luther in the late 1520s, about ten years after he posted his Ninety-Five …

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Mar 19

Sometimes disagreements are real, deep and personal

Martin Luther was a very troubled monk. He tried to find peace through the ascetic disciplines of monastic life and the sacramental system of the Roman Church. Years later he said, “If ever a monk were to get to heaven by this monkery it would be I… I should have killed myself with vigils, prayers, …

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