It was back on Halloween of 1517 that Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses onto the chapel door at Wittenberg University in Germany. As a scholar himself, teaching Bible and theology on the faculty, he was requesting that the Holy See provide a forum to debate his growing concerns over his Church’s sale of indulgences. His protest effectively marked the trigger that fired off what later became known as the Protestant Reformation.
With the 500th birthday of the Protestant Reformation fast approaching, we began a fall sermon series last Sunday to complement this history-altering event. Why not come this Sunday as we preach our second sermon in the series? I’ve entitled this week’s message, “Deep in the Heart of Luther,” a glimpse into his view regarding prayer.