With all the downgrading of doctrine in the Christian World, we need to know why we hold to certain beliefs and how it impacts our lives.
Athanasius was born in AD 298 in Egypt and became the bishop of Alexandria on June 8, 328 at the age of 30. The people of Egypt viewed him as their bishop until he died on May 2, 373 at the age of 75.1 I say he was “viewed” by the people as their bishop during […]
“Most serene emperor, illustrious princes, gracious lords. I obediently appeared at the time appointed yesterday evening, in conformity with the order given me yesterday, and by God’s mercies I conjure your majesty and your August highnesses to listen graciously to the defense of a cause which I am assured is just and true. If, through […]
Disputation of Doctor Martin Luther on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences by Dr. Martin Luther (1517)
Out of love and concern for the truth, and with the object of eliciting it, the following heads will be the subject of a public discussion at Wittenberg under the presidency of the reverend father, Martin Luther, Augustinian, Master of Arts and Sacred Theology, and duly appointed Lecturer on these subjects in that place. He […]
In South Africa we are experiencing more and more claims of extra biblical revelations from all sources, including visions of or visitations to heaven or hell, dreams, and prophecy. This is an alarming tendency, as one of the primary claims of the Reformation was a return back to Scripture as the only source of authority […]