Treatise On Good Works: Week 1 - Sessions 1 & 2
Luther's main goal was to commend a new, down-to-earth piety to all Christians. This piety was new, because at its center was a radically different meaning of good works that would transform how the believers practiced their faith.
Treatise On Good Works: Week 2 - Session 3
Join Rev. Rhoades in this Adult Bible Study on Martin Luther's clearest exposition on Christian life and the relationship between faith and good works. Luther taught that salvation does not depend on great acts of religious devotion, but rather that Christ saves them by grace through faith. No institution can truthfully define what it means for each individual to obey and serve God, and only through the grace of God can people live and act faithfully in their everyday affairs. These doctrines, foundational for Protestantism, have shaped both Christendom and culture at large. This essay is doubtlessly one of the most important texts of the last 500 years.
Treatise On Good Works: Week 3 - Session 4