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It’s 1520. Martin Luther has been declared a heretic by Pope Leo X, and his books are being burned. How much longer before Luther himself is thrown into the fire? Enter the dramatic story at the dawn of the Reformation. Each episode is released 500 years to the day after the events described, allowing you to walk in Luther’s footsteps from his heresy charges to his famous stand for God’s Word. Hear, in Luther’s own words, what Protestants are protesting and why it still matters today.

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    • Oct 15, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
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    • 9m AVG DURATION
    • 34 EPISODES
    • 1 SEASONS

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    October 16, 1520: The Wild Boar [Rebroadcast]

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 8:02


    In the eyes of Pope Leo X, Martin Luther is a boar running wild in his vineyard, and this pest must be hunted down. Today, Leo turns to Luther's patron, Frederick, to help him take the rebel captive. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/


    October 10, 1520: Damnable Heretic [Rebroadcast]

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 12:17


    It's been three years since Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses to the Castle Church door in Wittenberg. Now the pope's envoy is knocking on Luther's door, and the message is dire. As season 2 of the podcast begins today, travel back to 1520 to witness why Luther was called to recant his teachings and what was at stake if he refused. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/


    Coming Soon: Season 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 1:37


    Walk again with Martin Luther to hear how God used the conviction of a lone German monk to spark reformation in the church and change the world forever. Every Friday, listen to the high points from the original series or experience Luther's gripping story for the first time. Season 2 launches October 8. Subscribe today and share the podcast with people of all ages so they can hear--in Luther's own words--what Protestants are protesting and why it still matters today. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/


    May 5, 1521: The End of Luther

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2021 9:16

    As Martin Luther makes his escape from Worms, he knows there may be nowhere left for him to go. Suddenly, armed horsemen surround the wagon, and Luther is taken captive. Today, our journey with the German Reformer, 500 years to the day, comes to an end. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/

    April 26, 1521: Judgment Day

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2021 10:49


    Martin Luther has taken his stand at the Diet of Worms, and the council has made its deliberations. What will be done to the man who refused to compromise God's Word? Today, Luther's destiny is made clear. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/


    April 18, 1521: Here I Stand

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2021 12:06


    The day has come at last. Martin Luther stands trial at the Diet of Worms. How will he respond when he is called to recant his teaching and reject God's Word? Five hundred years ago today, the German monk makes history. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/


    April 16, 1521: Bundschuh

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 16, 2021 7:34


    Nine days after leaving Erfurt, Martin Luther arrives in the city of Worms. Today, the cries of revolt rise, reminding Luther that he will soon be standing before the most powerful individual in all Europe--alone. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/


    April 7, 1521: The Road to Erfurt

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2021 11:30

    As Martin Luther arrives at Erfurt, the thought comes to him: his journey to Worms had really begun here, in Erfurt, 16 years ago. Today, Luther preaches to more than 2,000 listeners, reminding them of the truth of the gospel. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/

    April 2, 1521: Departure

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 2, 2021 8:59


    It's April 2, and the herald has arrived to escort Luther from Wittenberg to the Diet at Worms. Today, Martin Luther begins the 250-mile journey, leaving the relative safety of Saxony far behind. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/


    March 26, 1521: No Such Thing as Fortune

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 26, 2021 8:01


    Hundreds of miles from Wittenberg, a boy named John Calvin schools his schoolmaster on the nature of God's providence. Meanwhile, Martin Luther is teaching his own students today when an awaited messenger approaches. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/


    March 17, 1521: The Portrait

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2021 8:15


    What will happen to Martin Luther's students if their professor leaves for Worms and does not return alive? Who will care for his congregation? Today, a close friend creates a portrait of Luther. Will it be his last? A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/


    March 10, 1521: The Goose and the Swan

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2021 10:02


    A message from the city of Worms has just arrived in Wittenberg. If the rumor is true, then what Martin Luther has most hoped--and most feared--is finally happening. Today, Luther prepares to be summoned to stand before the emperor--and likely his executioner. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/


    March 3, 1521: Meanwhile, in Zurich

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2021 10:50

    A survivor of war and the plague, Ulrich Zwingli stands in defiance against a pope who cares more about the state of his wealth than the state of men's souls. Today, Zwingli stands with Luther in protest from 400 miles away. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/

    February 19, 1521: Splendid Sins

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 19, 2021 9:45


    One of Martin Luther's most trusted friends is buckling under pressure from the pope. Today, Staupitz urges Luther to be cautious in his teaching on God's grace, and Luther exhorts his father confessor to be bold for Christ. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/


    February 13, 1521: Luther against the World

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 13, 2021 7:30


    Enemies of Martin Luther are appearing in more places than Germany and Rome. With empires arrayed against him, how can the monk continue his protest for the truth? Today, Luther faces the cost of standing against the world. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/


    February 3, 1521: The Gate to Paradise

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2021 9:50


    As his students gather around him, Martin Luther answers their questions and plays along with their goading. But when the professor starts to tell of his miraculous conversion, the room is marked by an awed silence. Listen along today--500 years later. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/


    January 27, 1521: Under the Open Sky

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2021 8:35


    Frederick, the elector of Saxony, is enduring pressure from Pope Leo X to banish Martin Luther from his lands. But Frederick's sympathies toward Luther leave him agonized. Today, he finds himself in the same room as the pope's allies. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/


    January 21, 1521: Black Earth and First Mass

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2021 10:41


    When Martin Luther had officiated his first Mass, he was seized with terror at the holiness of God, like a condemned man ascending the pyre for his own burning. Today, Luther relives that memory in a conversation with his colleague, Philip Melanchthon. All the while, another "pyre" is being prepared for Luther in Worms. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/


    January 12, 1521: The Promise of Hell

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2021 8:55


    If it weren't for Martin Luther's father confessor, Luther might not have survived his years in the Augustinian monastery. Today, Luther thinks back to his long hours in the confessional and how the Lord led him to the true gospel of grace. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/


    January 3, 1521: Excommunication

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2021 9:44


    Indignant with Martin Luther's defiance, Pope Leo X is preparing to exercise the full force of his authority to bring his enemy to nothing. Today, enter the pope's luxuriant chambers as he dictates an official decree. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/


    December 26, 1520: Revoked

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 26, 2020 8:59


    When Martin Luther received an invitation to defend his case before Emperor Charles V, he knew his defense of the gospel might result in his demise. On this day 500 years ago, Luther reads a second imperial letter that has arrived -- and his heart sinks. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/


    December 16, 1520: No Saint Can Help Us

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2020 11:14


    Through his undaunted preaching, Martin Luther is training even the humblest townspeople of Wittenberg to stand courageously against the pope's false teaching. But today, Leo X has something in store for Luther that will change his life forever. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/


    December 10, 1520: Time's Up

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2020 10:03


    Martin Luther has put up a good fight against Pope Leo X. But if the monk does not renounce his teachings now, there can be no turning back. Today, join Luther on the day of reckoning in the snowy streets of Wittenberg. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/


    December 2, 1520: A Deceiver and a Wolf

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2020 7:31


    With just over a week left to recant, Martin Luther preaches an Advent sermon in Wittenberg. He is not too timid to decry the false teachings of the Roman Catholic Church from the pulpit as he boldly proclaims the truth. Today, travel back 500 years and sit under Luther's fearless preaching. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/


    November 28, 1520: The Articles of Antichrist

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2020 12:32

    If Martin Luther is right about the Bible's message of salvation, then the Roman Catholic Church must reform itself--radically. Today, the monk's books are being burned in the streets, but this only drives Luther to write more boldly in defense of the gospel. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/

    November 24, 1520: Dinner with Luther

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2020 9:10


    Students are flocking to the university in Wittenberg to learn under Martin Luther, and he takes delight in freeing them from the Roman Catholic superstitions that once held him captive. Today, sit with Luther and one of his pupils at the dinner table for an animated discussion. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/


    November 17, 1520: The Re-Sacrifice of Christ

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2020 9:18


    In teaching that Christ is re-sacrificed in holy communion and that receiving the Mass is a good work, the Roman Catholic Church is keeping souls captive to a false gospel. On this day 500 years ago, Martin Luther's criticism of this doctrine is being printed far and wide. Will his words be his undoing? A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/


    November 10, 1520: The Lost Boy

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2020 9:46


    On his 37th birthday, Martin Luther's thoughts turn to his troubled past. For most of his life, he was driven by fear, striving to earn God's favor and escape the torments of hell. But today, Luther has true peace with God through faith alone in Christ alone - the very peace that Pope Leo X seeks to steal away. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/


    November 4, 1520: Am I Alone Wise?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2020 9:15

    Is the whole church in error, except for Martin Luther? Standing alone on the authority of Scripture, Luther asks Christian dukes and princes to take their stand with him against the pope. Today, go back to November 4, 1520, to hear how Emperor Charles V responds to Luther's appeal. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/

    October 31, 1520: All Hallows' Eve

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2020 10:53


    On the third anniversary of his 95 Theses, Martin Luther is more resolute than ever in his opposition to the corrupt sale of indulgences. Christ, not the pope, holds the keys to a secure salvation. But is Luther willing to burn for this belief? Today, travel back to All Hallows' Eve, 1520. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/


    October 23, 1520: Luther vs. Eck

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2020 10:59


    Two weeks have passed since Martin Luther was called to renounce his teachings. Remembering his debate with Germany's leading theologian, Luther knows that backing down now would mean surrendering the truth of Scripture. Today, Luther writes his response, and he doesn't mince words. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/


    October 16, 1520: The Wild Boar

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2020 8:00


    In the eyes of Pope Leo X, Martin Luther is a boar running wild in his vineyard, and this pest needs to be hunted down. Today, Leo turns to Luther's patron, Frederick, to help him take the rebel captive. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/


    October 10, 1520: Damnable Heretic

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2020 11:42


    It's been three years since Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses to the Castle Church door at Wittenberg. Now the pope's envoy is knocking on Luther's door, and the message is dire. Today, travel back to October 10, 1520, to witness why Luther was called to recant his teachings and what was at stake if he refused. A donor-supported outreach of Ligonier Ministries. Donate: https://gift.ligonier.org/1438/luther-in-real-time If this podcast has been a blessing to you, try these other podcasts from Ligonier: Renewing Your Mind: https://renewingyourmind.org/ 5 Minutes in Church History: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/ Ask Ligonier: https://ask.ligonier.org/podcast Open Book: https://openbookpodcast.com/ Simply Put: https://simplyputpodcast.com/ The Westminster Shorter Catechism with Sinclair Ferguson: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/westminster-shorter-catechism/


    Luther: In Real Time

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2020 1:38


    "Condemned. Reprobated. Rejected." A monk by the name of Martin Luther has been declared a heretic by the most powerful man on earth. Luther is left with a choice: will he recant his teachings or stand alone for the truth? Each episode of this new podcast is released 500 years to the day after the events described, allowing you to walk in Luther's footsteps from his heresy charges to his famous stand for God's Word. The dramatic journey begins on October 10. Subscribe now to ensure that you receive each episode exactly 500 years after every twist and turn.


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