Biographical Christian Sketches





He was buried, appropriately in front of the pulpit in Castle Church of Wittenberg on February. 22, 1546. The pulpit was the center of his life’s work. He was a preacher of the Word of God. A man who sought the glory of God alone.

We conclude with a prayer from the Lutheran Book and Hymnal for Reformation Day:

“Almighty God, who through the preaching of Thy servants, the Blessed Reformers, has caused the light of the gospel to shine forth: Grant we beseech Thee, that knowing its saving power, we may faithfully guard and defend it against all enemies, and joyfully proclaim it, so the salvation of souls and the glory of Thy Holy Name: through Thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with Thee and the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end. Amen.”

Luther the Man and His Relevance for Today
Narrated by Mr. George Wylie

George Wishart 1513-1546
Thomas Cranmer 1489-1556
Andrew Melville 1544-1622
Alexander Henderson 1583-1646
Alexander Peden 1626-1686
Oliver Cromwell 1599-1658
W. C. Burns 1815-68
George Whitefield 1714-1770
J C Ryle 1816-1900

Rev. John Coates minister of KWRPC.
Mr Coates, in the will of the Lord, plans to add more sketches.

“For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men,” Titus 2:11
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