The Radical Gospel: Listening to the Reformation Witnesses
500 Years ago, in 1517, Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany. This event sparked ‘The Reformation’.
The Uniting Church has very significant reformation roots. ‘Again and again’, we need to know or be reminded of the grace which justifies Christ’s people through faith,
of the centrality of the person and work of Christ the justifier, and of the need for a constant appeal to Holy Scripture (Basis of Union 10).
To that end, the Assembly of Confessing Congregations presented a 1-day Interactive Conference on 29th May 2017. Papers included the following and they will be made available on-line and published in the ACC Magazine as available)
The Righteousness of Faith 1 Rev. Deane Meatheringham
What does The Scots Confession say? Rev. David Kowalick
What does The Heidelberg Catechism say? Rev. Andrew Klynsmith
The Righteousness of Faith 2 Rev. Deane Meatheringham
The Uniting Church continues to learn of the teaching of the Holy Scriptures in the obedience and freedom of faith, and in the power of the promised gift of the Holy Spirit, from the witness of the Reformers as expressed in various ways in:
• The Scots Confession of Faith
• The Heidelberg Catechism
• The Westminster Confession of Faith
• The Savoy Declaration and
• John Wesley in his Forty-Four Sermons (1793)
PDF Copies of these Documents are freely available via internet links.