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Luther's own words on the subject are quoted in: The Third Sermon, March 11, 1522, Tuesday after Invocavit In his sermon on 'How Christians should regard Moses' Luther makes it clear that he does not agree with making images nor with worshipping them but he draws the line at destroying other people's images. Luther draws the line because he says : ...


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In the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints the Eucharist is generally called "the Sacrament." Though priesthood authority is required to administer it, there is no concept of transubstantiation or cosubstantiation. The act of taking the bread and water is a token of rememberance of Christ and a renewal of baptismal and other covenants necessary ...


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It would be highly unusual for a major theologian of that (or any) erra (and certainly for any of the Protestant reformers) to not have at least some familiarity with the source languages of the texts they studied and taught from. Also, Latin is pretty much a given for any scholar of that time whether at a seminary or in any other field. A little background ...


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Did Martin Luther and Zwingli not consider each other brothers in Christ? Definitely not. Zwingli did offer a hand of brotherhood to Luther, but Luther refused it, telling Zwingli and the Swiss church "We cannot acknowledge you as brethren". Roderick C. Meredith's history of the Reformation was recently serialized in Tomorrow's World magazine. One ...


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Unsurprisingly, the answer differs based on which Lutheran you ask. For example, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, which is by far the largest Lutheran denomination in the United States practices open communion by which any baptized Christian is welcome to celebrate the Eucharist with them. In fact, for the last twenty years, the ELCA has had a ...


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This talk by LDS Apostle David A. Bednar entitled 'Always Retain a Remission of Your Sins' is a great compilation of LDS scripture showing how the sacrament ties into the essential saving ordinances of being baptized and receiving the Holy Ghost, and the continual need for repentance. It states that there's nothing metaphysical happening with the physical ...


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There were several reasons that Zwingli would oppose the use of instruments and singing in worship. One was that Zwingli was against was the RCC's view that tradition was higher than Scripture. Zwingli was a Reformer and was just as much a proponent of sola scriptura as Calvin and Luther would have been. However, Zwingli would take it a step further than ...


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