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#MustReads 11/03/17 - Reformation Edition

11.03.17 | Culture, Parenting, Theology, Church History | by Matt Shantz

    3 THINGS EVERY CHRISTIAN SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE REFORMATION // THE REFORMATION: A VISUAL TIMELINE // HOW NOT TO TEACH YOUR KIDS THE BIBLE // DOES THE REFORMATION STILL MATTER? // 8 SIGNS YOUR CHRISTIANITY IS TOO COMFORTABLE // WHAT WAS THE REFORMATION ALL ABOUT?

    3 THINGS EVERY CHRISTIAN SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE REFORMATION
    Here are three things every Christian should know about the Reformation.

    THE REFORMATION: A VISUAL TIMELINE

    HOW NOT TO TEACH YOUR KIDS THE BIBLE
    "As a parent, I realized I’d failed to teach my kids the incredible story of redemption by allowing secondary moral lessons to usurp the primary message of Scripture."

    DOES THE REFORMATION STILL MATTER?
    "We study the Reformation because of what we can learn. We learn of the treasure of the gospel. We learn how easy it can be for the church to lose sight of its value. We learn of the origin of most of the practices of church life that we simply take for granted. We learn what doctrines should mat­ter most. We learn how to proclaim those doctrines in the world in which we live...Above all, we learn from them that our faith and trust lie...in the God-man, Jesus Christ."

    8 SIGNS YOUR CHRISTIANITY IS TOO COMFORTABLE
    "Comfort-seeking is our default mode in a consumerist society, so we often find ourselves in “comfortable Christianity” without even knowing it. What are some indicators that our Christianity has become too cozy, more like a pleasant bottle of port than the uncomfortable, sharpening faith the New Testament envisions? 
    Here are eight signs that your Christianity might be too comfortable..."

    WHAT WAS THE REFORMATION ALL ABOUT?

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