Martin Luther struggled to find forgiveness for his sins. He punished his body and did many good things. Nothing gave him peace until reading the Bible he realized that trusting Jesus is the only way to be right with God.
He never forgot that truth. It led him to question the church when it charged Christians money to release dead people from penalties for sins.
All it took was one little nail, one well-written scroll, and Luther’s sharp-tongue to turn everything upside down! He didn’t mean to spark the Reformation with his 95 Theses. Get Torchlighters: The Martin Luther Story to find out how Luther handled the threats of Pope Leo X and Emperor Charles V.