Skip to comments.What Is Reformation Day All About?
Posted on 10/31/2015 9:47:42 AM PDT by OregonRancher
On October 31, much of the culture will be focused on candy and things that go bump in the night. Protestants, however, have something far more significant to celebrate on October 31. Itâs Reformation day, which commemorates what was perhaps the greatest move of Godâs Spirit since the days of the Apostles. But what is the significance of Reformation Day, and how should we consider the events it commemorates?
At the time, few would have suspected that the sound of a hammer striking the castle church door in Wittenberg, Germany, would soon be heard around the world and lead ultimately to the greatest transformation of Western society since the apostles first preached the Gospel throughout the Roman empire. Martin Lutherâs nailing of his ninety-five theses to the church door on October 31, 1517, provoked a debate that culminated finally in what we now call the Protestant Reformation.
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Happy Reformation Day to all Bible believing Christians.
sometimes I think Christopher Hitchens had a point.
How can it be celebrated if the date is not in Scripture? It’s not celebrated right?
I see the statement that this was a great day as very Eurocentric - and Christianity is global. Think of the days when the Georgian and Armenian kings became Christians? Wasn’t that a great day? Or when the Russian Grand Dukes did? Or when the Merovingian Franks or the Ethiopian kings did? What about the Assyrian Christians who preached and converted the Naiman mongols?
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