Pen and write


Martin Luther once penned the quote, “If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write.” And change the world Martin did. But how? By first picking up a pen and writing …

We left Martin with a decision, a decision to remain quiet or to speak out. What do you think he did? In the words of Martin himself: “If he has faith, the believer cannot be restrained. He betrays himself. He breaks out. He confesses and teaches this gospel to the people at the risk of life itself.” And that’s exactly what Martin did.

He began by writing a letter to his bishop, Albert of Mainz, writing how ridiculous and sinful the sale of indulgences were. In the letter he enclosed a copy of his famous Ninety-Five Theses, actually called 95 Theses on the Power and…

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About Richard L Rice

Just an ordinary, balding, blind guy, making my way to Heaven by grace alone through faith alone in Jesus alone. Richard L Rice has been an ordained minister since 1986, and pastored 6 churches. A graduate of Multnomah School of the Bible (Portland, OR) and Abilene Bible Seminary (Abilene, KS), Richard is the author of numerous books, including commentaries on Matthew, Romans, the Minor Prophets, and the Pastoral Epistles of Paul. He is the pastor of a congregation in Portland, Oregon, and serves on the faculty of the Berean School of Ministry in Tala, Kenya. He lives near Portland, Oregon with his wife Kimberly and son Daniel. Further details about him can be found written on the pages of his blog.
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