October 31, 1517 became a day of great controversy when Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses on the church door of Wittenberg. He was accusing the Roman Catholic church of “heresy upon heresy”. Heresy according to the Roman Catholic church is defned as the willful and persistent rejection of any article of faith by a baptized member of the church. The publication of the 95 Theses brought great pressure upon Luther to study the Bible. After studying the publication, Luther thought that the church had lost the sight of several central truths. To Luther, the most important of the theses was the one refering to creating peace with God.

Do you believe that Martin Luther was right in creating the 95 Theses and using it to cause the Protestant Reformation? Think about what has become of Protestantism today, with all the denominations, do you still believe Martin Luther made the right choice?

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