“For in the gospel a righteousness from God is revealed, a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: ‘The righteous will live by faith.’”
Romans 1:17 (NIV)
Many people miss the importance of the Reformation, seeing it as the subject of a lifeless history lesson or a confusing doctrinal quarrel over the right words. But its recovery of vital biblical truths – not least on justification by faith – speaks powerfully to us today. And the Reformers’ example inspires us to live for Christ in a hostile world.
These lectures, celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, serve as a timely reminder of its great truths, and of some of the key figures used by God to revive and reform his church.
Through taking a closer look at some of its leading personalities, this series seeks to explore and better understand key themes of the Reformation.