Celebrating the goodness of God in the Protestant Reformation

I can’t help but share this Reformation-Day-themed post

Pilgrim’s Progress revisited - Christiana on the narrow way

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Light after darkness

October 31, 1517

Some Christians belittle the Protestant Reformers as men and as Christians, and even slander them. Others proclaim that “the Protest” is over and rejoice about this. Perhaps some of us don’t have an understanding of history, but whether or not that is true, it is as if many of us see nothing of value in the hard work and sacrifice and Biblical wisdom of our brothers and sisters of former days.

Shouldn’t we be grateful for the Reformers and the Reformation? Isn’t the Reformation one of the greatest blessings the Lord has given us, and one of the greatest works of His Spirit? Today we are looking for and hoping for a wonderful move of the Spirit before Jesus returns, but while this is a good and glorious desire, we should never forget or dismiss what He has done already.  

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Three years from today, on 31 October 2017, if God is willing, we will celebrate…

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