In this week’s podcast we cover the fascinating story of how Luther, an Augustinian monk, came to know grace through faith in Christ. We begin with Luther’s encounter with the Bible in his monastery’s library. We then turn to Luther’s pilgrimage to Rome to see how the corruption and extravagance he witnessed there greatly disillusioned him. Finally, we take a look at his fear and hatred of the words, “the righteousness of God” and how this angst gradually turned to sweet delight when he realized that God justifies freely and not by works.

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