With the birth of the Protestant Reformation came the idea of various denominations. This was not the original goal of Luther. However, with time, as people were allowed to study the Bible for themselves, new interpretations came about that lead to people having different convictions about their faith. 215 more words
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Dr. Christopher Graham, Assistant Professor of Theology at Criswell College, about why Christmas is historically and theologically significant for Christians.
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Now at this time while the disciples were increasing in number, a complaint arose on the part of the Hellenistic Jews against the native Hebrews, because their widows were being overlooked in the daily serving of food.
To the surprise of many, the reformers of the late Medieval period had little interest in mission and evangelism. As we look back on this upheaval in the religious world, it was primarily an internal struggle with little outreach to the rest of the world among the protestants. 555 more words
For those familiar with the liturgical calendar, there are four Sundays in the season of Advent. A common practice in churches and homes during the season of Advent is the progressive lighting of four candles – three purple and one pink. 1,745 more words