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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.

Luther: In Real Time Ligonier Ministries

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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.

    October 16, 1520: The Wild Boar

    October 16, 1520: The Wild Boar

    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/

    • 8 min
    October 10, 1520: Damnable Heretic

    October 10, 1520: Damnable Heretic

    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/

    • 11 min
    Luther: In Real Time

    Luther: In Real Time

    "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.

    • 1 min

Customer Reviews

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703 Ratings

1Reformed ,

Exciting!

Exciting and captivating! Brings the story of Luther to life!

Cc34 ,

Truly, truly excellent!

Well written, well performed, well edited, the background sounds are fantastic. It’s gripping, informative, a pleasure to listen to. I expected greatness coming from Ligonier, and my high expectations were exceeded. Well done indeed.

SpeedySlaver ,

Engaging!

Exciting and engaging new podcast! Really enjoying the history and insights.

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