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This message focuses on the moral and religious state of the Roman Catholic Church just prior to the Protestant Reformation. In God's Providence, one of the causes of the Reformation was the stubborn refusal of the Roman Catholic Church to even make minor reforms and changes in spite of the growing discontent of many.
The question is addressed in detail, 'Was the great relgious revolt of the sixteenth century really necessary?' Pastor Jeff argues in the affirmative. The church had moved beyond the need for minor changes and a full-blown "reform" was the only reasonable and godly response possible.
Great Sermon! This sermon and the series that it is a part of are an excellent start to learning church history. I truly believe that once you start learning church history you won't be able to stop, I couldn't, and learning from the past has helped me to better understand the present.
Great Sermon! Learning about the history of the church has been a great blessing to me. I would encourage everyone to learn about the past and to learn from the past. The series of sermons done by this pastor on church history are excellent.
Pastor Jeff came to Christ at age 20 while serving in the U.S. Navy. He earned his undergraduate degree in Management from the University of Redlands and his graduate degree in Theological Studies from Westminster Seminary California. He also earned a certificate of completion...