45 episodes

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 German Reformer’s dramatic story with Luther: In Real Time. First released 500 years after the events described, this podcast allows you to walk in Martin Luther’s footsteps from his heresy charges to his famous stand for the authority of God’s Word at the Diet of Worms. Share this 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.

Luther: In Real Time Ligonier Ministries

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.9 • 113 Ratings

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 German Reformer’s dramatic story with Luther: In Real Time. First released 500 years after the events described, this podcast allows you to walk in Martin Luther’s footsteps from his heresy charges to his famous stand for the authority of God’s Word at the Diet of Worms. Share this 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.

    May 5, 1521: The End of Luther [Rebroadcast]

    May 5, 1521: The End of Luther [Rebroadcast]

    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 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/

    • 9 min
    April 26, 1521: Judgment Day [Rebroadcast]

    April 26, 1521: Judgment Day [Rebroadcast]

    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/

    • 11 min
    April 18, 1521: Here I Stand [Rebroadcast]

    April 18, 1521: Here I Stand [Rebroadcast]

    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? 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/

    • 12 min
    April 16, 1521: Bundschuh [Rebroadcast]

    April 16, 1521: Bundschuh [Rebroadcast]

    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/

    • 7 min
    April 7, 1521: The Road to Erfurt [Rebroadcast]

    April 7, 1521: The Road to Erfurt [Rebroadcast]

    As Martin Luther arrives at Erfurt, the thought comes to him: his journey to Worms had really begun here 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/

    • 11 min
    March 10, 1521: The Goose and the Swan [Rebroadcast]

    March 10, 1521: The Goose and the Swan [Rebroadcast]

    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/

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
113 Ratings

113 Ratings

Jim Fraser62 ,

Luther In Real Time

Magnificent and I am in ! And excited about listening and applying this podcast

Nizana22 ,

Excellent work..

I have no idea it was distributed by Ligonier ministry…i am a regular listener of renewing mind podcasts. I am so encouraged by listening this podcast. Thank you so much

people of the book ,

SO good!

This podcast has encouraged, convicted, and deepened my faith in Christ. Thank you, and praise the Lord for people like Martin Luther!

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