Sola Scriptura: What It Isn’t (Muller)

The Reformation teaching of sola Scriptura (Scripture alone) does not mean that the Christian alone reads the Bible alone and interprets it alone.  Sola Scriptura does not at all mean we should be lone rangers when studying, interpreting, and applying God’s Word.  According to sola Scriptura private devotions aren't bad, but private interpretation is. And historically speaking… Continue reading Sola Scriptura: What It Isn’t (Muller)

Sola Scriptura: What It Isn’t

The Reformation teaching of Sola Scriptura (Scripture alone) does not mean that the Christian alone reads the Bible alone and interprets it alone.  Sola Scriptura does not at all mean we should be Lone Rangers when studying God’s Word. And historically speaking, we probably shouldn't use Luther on trial at Worms as an illustration of… Continue reading Sola Scriptura: What It Isn’t

A Reformation Parody

According to Roland Bainton (Here I Stand), before Luther went to Worms for the famous trial (April 1521), one tract was floating around as a parody of the Apostle's Creed.  It gives us a flavor of the "air" surrounding Luther in the early years of the Reformation.  Here is the text of it.  Imagine thousands… Continue reading A Reformation Parody