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The Ninety-Five Theses

On this day in 1517, German theologian Martin Luther carefully recopied the scroll of his soon to be revealed Disputation on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences—a document that would be popularly called the Ninety-Five Theses. The next day he would post the scroll, consisting of a series of propositions that established a theological basis for opposing the sale of indulgences. Though written …

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A Martin Luther Eleventary

“Hier stehe ich; Here I stand; I can do no other. God help me. Amen!” “If I profess with the loudest voice and clearest exposition every part of the truth of God except precisely that little point which the world and the devil are at that moment attacking, then I am not confessing Christ, however boldly I may be professing Him. Where …

Luther’s “Defend Thy Christendom”

  Lord, keep us steadfast in Thy Word; Woo Thou all Doubters and murderous Turks Would wrest the Kingdom from Thy Son And set at naught all He hath done. Lord Jesus Christ, Thy power make known, For Thou art Lord of lords alone; Defend Thy Christendom that we May evermore sing praise to Thee. O Comforter of priceless worth. Send …