A Moment in History: The Gospel Rediscovered

by ian

In the early 16th Century, German monk Martin Luther went on a quest to answer the following question: How could a sinner like himself obtain salvation? He grew up in the medieval Roman Catholic understanding of justification by works, and he came to realize the problem: there was no guarantee that mankind could ever be good enough to get to God. Eventually, in the year 1519, he found the answer to his question in Romans 1:16-17.