10 Reasons to Memorize the Westminster Shorter Catechism
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10 Reasons to Memorize the Westminster Shorter Catechism

Christians often talk about the importance of memorizing Scripture to hide God’s Word in our hearts. As I grew in my faith and became Reformed in my understanding of Scripture, I also began to see many reasons to memorize the Westminster Shorter Catechism, which gives a foundation of doctrine from the Scriptures. What is the Westminster Shorter Catechism? The Westminster Shorter Catechism is a concise and systematic summary of Christian doctrine and beliefs. It was written between 1643 and 1648 as part of the larger Westminster Standards, which include the Westminster Confession of Faith and the Larger Catechism. The Shorter…

15 World-Changing Results of the Protestant Reformation
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15 World-Changing Results of the Protestant Reformation

One of the most important events of history occurred on October 31, 1517 when a priest named Martin Luther nailed 95 Theses (complaints) against the Catholic Church to a church door in Wittenberg, Germany. This was the beginning of the Protestant Reformation. Luther’s audacious act of questioning the Catholic Church opened the way for others to protest against and seek for reform of the Catholic Church, and eventually these Protestant Reformers broke away to form a new type of church. Especially in countries touched by the Protestant Reformation, this religious revolution yielded the results of changing the course of history…

15 Reasons to Celebrate Reformation Day: The Redeeming Value of Celebrating Reformation Day
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15 Reasons to Celebrate Reformation Day: The Redeeming Value of Celebrating Reformation Day

Many Christians miss a beautiful opportunity to celebrate our Christian heritage on October 31, which is also known as Reformation Day. It was on this day in 1517 that a priest named Martin Luther nailed 95 Theses (complaints) against the Catholic Church to a church door in Wittenberg, Germany. Luther’s bold act opened the way for others to protest against and seek for reform of the Catholic Church, and eventually these Protestant Reformers broke away to form a new type of church. Especially in countries touched by the Reformation, this religious revolution became the impetus for changing the course of…

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