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7 Important Truths to Remember on the 500-Year Reformation Anniversary

Christian Living Church History Reformers

500 years ago, a young German monk embarked on a spiritual journey that would ultimately culminate in the shattering of the authority of the Roman Catholic Church. Today, evangelicals celebrate the stance Martin Luther took against the organized church of his day and appreciate a return to gospel simplicity. But the Reformation was not, and is not, about a single person in history. Here, then, are 7 important truths we should remember when celebrating the 500-year anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. 1. Church history did not start 500 years ago. Evangelicals are good at naming Protestant Reformers of the sixteenth...

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