Martin Luther

Martin Luther was a German priest and professor of theology who initiated the Protestant Reformation. Here is a collection of resources about his life and theology.

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  • Luther and the Reformation with Dr. R.C. Sproul

    Centuries after his death, Martin Luther is celebrated as an intellectual giant, a brave opponent of corruption, a shaper of culture, indeed, as one of the most significant figures in Western history. Many people, however, are unaware of the events …Read More

  • Martin Luther (Part 1) by R.C. Sproul

    Our Lord has not left His church without leaders to point us back to the great truths of God revealed in Scripture. Seven of these men are held in especially high esteem because of their witness at critical points in church history. Dr. R.C. Sproul explores the lives of these men, showing us how they model integrity to a ...

  • Martin Luther (Part 2) by R.C. Sproul

    Our Lord has not left His church without leaders to point us back to the great truths of God revealed in Scripture. Seven of these men are held in especially high esteem because of their witness at critical points in church history. Dr. R.C. Sproul explores the lives of these men, showing us how they model integrity to a ...

  • A Survey of Church History, Part 3 A.D. 1500-1600 with Dr. W. Robert Godfrey

    We live in a world that has been profoundly shaped by events that occurred in the sixteenth century. In addition to landmark developments in economics, government, and culture, this crucial century witnessed a powerful renewal of biblical Christianity. Amid opposition …Read More

  • Here I Stand by R.C. Sproul

    When is compromise never an option? At what point do you take your final stand? Dr. Sproul takes us to when Luther faced a crisis moment when his convictions were challenged by leaders of the church, and reminds us of that momentous occasion when he declared, "Here I Stand."

  • The Insanity of Luther

    Romans 1:16-17

    Once we begin to understand something of the gravity of our sin and the purity of God’s character, it can be easy for our knowledge of our depravity to paralyze us. This need not be the case, for the good ...Read More

  • Martin Luther’s Death and Legacy by Stephen Nichols

    Martin Luther died on February 18, 1546. One month before, he wrote to a friend complaining of the infirmities of his age, “I, old, weary, lazy, worn-out, cold, chilly, and, over and above, one-eyed man.” He then sighs, “Half-dead as I am, I might be left in peace.” Luther, however, …

  • Fortress for Truth: Martin Luther by Steven Lawson

    Martin Luther was a giant of history. Some believe he was the most significant European figure of the second millennium. He was the pioneer Reformer, the one God first used to spark a transformation of Christianity and the Western world. He was the undisputed leader of the German Reformation. In …

  • Martin Luther’s Last Words by Steven Lawson

    On January 23, 1546, Martin Luther traveled to Eisleben, his hometown, to arbitrate a family dispute between two brothers, the counts of Mansfield. Through his mediation, the two reconciled. However, Luther, sixty-two years old and weary of the many demands on his life, fell ill. Knowing the end was near, …