Cover of On the Freedom of a Christian (1520)

Continuing our celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, we come to a work that is incredibly relevant for our time.  “On the Freedom of a Christian” or “Concerning Christian Liberty” hits on a topic at the heart of the American ethos.  The last of his three great treatises of 1520, Martin Luther poses the following riddle for consideration: “The Christian is the most free lord of all, and subject to none.  The Christian is the most dutiful servant of all, and subject to everyone”.  How can we be both perfectly free and perfectly bound?  Can person really have this sort of liberty and service?  Does freedom and helping your neighbor have to be at odds with one another?  What is true freedom anyways, and what for that matter is true slavery?

Join us on Wednesday June 10th, 2020 at 7pm as we tackle this paradox head on with Luther in his great work “On the Freedom of the Christian”.  The book is free for download from Everyone’s Luther, and we also have physical copies available for free.  Come join us and learn of the true freedom we have in the Gospel, that Christ has freed us from all sin, from death, and from the devil; and in the freedom we are able to live the life of love and service to our neighbor.

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