Saturday, October 31, 2009

Happy Halloween Reformation Day

Today is Halloween Reformation Day. 492 years ago today Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the doors of a church in Wittenburg Germany.

Sadly, the church in America is in need of Reformation just as much as the medieval church. Take for instance the first of Luther's 95 Theses: "When our Lord and Master, Jesus Christ, said "Repent", He called for the entire life of believers to be one of repentance." I think we may need another Reformation on this point alone! Many of today's preachers rarely, if ever, preach repentance.

Today I celebrate the Reformation - not Halloween! And may God once again grant a Reformation in the Church of today!

4 comments:

  1. Well, since we're celebrating the lives of famous anti-Semites, feel free to stop over for our Adolf Hitler party....

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  2. ...and Allen chimes in with his always helpful and encouraging comments... ;) It had been awhile - I almost wondered if you were still reading my blog.

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  3. LOL! Well, I stop by from time to time, and on this occasion I just couldn't resist. If there are two subjects I cannot resist the temptation to chime in on it's Martin Luther and Abraham Lincoln....

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