Topic: The Insanity of Luther
Speaker: R.C. Sproul
Scripture: Romans 1
Why did Pope Leo call for the Lord God to rise up and deal with a wild pig loose in His vineyard? (Ex Surge Domine)
Was Martin Luther wild / insane? What would provoke someone to think Luther was out of his mind?
How is Martin Luther’s life story pertinent to the topic of Holiness?
What is the gospel?
Watch again the video between 28:40 and 32:16.
Do you think most people understand the gospel as it is described here?
R.C. Sproul says that justification by faith alone is the article upon which the church stands or falls. Why?
What are the practical implications of belief that our righteousness is found in Christ and nowhere else?
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This is the fourth lecture in the Ligonier teaching series The Holiness of God.
The Ligonier website describes the series as follow,
“The Holiness of God examines the meaning of holiness and why people are both fascinated and terrified by a holy God. This series closely explores God’s character, leading to new insights on sin, justice, and grace. The result is a new awareness of our dependence upon God’s mercy and a discovery of the awesomeness of His majestic holiness. Dr. R.C. Sproul says, “The holiness of God affects every aspect of our lives — economics, politics, athletics, romance — everything with which we are involved.”
Discussion questions and video for the rest of the series can be found at the following links:
- The Importance of Holiness
- The Trauma of Holiness
- Holiness and Justice
- The Insanity of Luther
- The Meaning of Holiness
- The Holiness of Christ
Check out the Ligonier website for additional resources.