Martin Luther become a monk for the catholic church after promising God. He later became a very successful priest , theology professor and later initiated the protestant reformation in Germany, which spread through Europe.
in the 16th century, by order of pope Leo, the catholic church was selling indulgences to raise money to rebuild the basilica of St. Peter martin Luther believed this was wrong
selling indulgences is wrong!
come buy indulgences to rid of your sins to the lord,
Martin Luther nailed what is known today as the '95 thesis' to the door of wittenberg's Church. This addressed Martin's belief that selling indulgences is wrong
come to hear the wrong about indulgences
the catholic church should not have authority over us.
God is the only one who has the power to forgive our sins.
How dare he go against the church
during the "diet of worms" Luther was given the choice of revoking his claim or risk excommunication and possibly heresy. although he faced the option of death Martin stood by his claims.
"I cannot and will not recant anything - to against conscience is neither right nor wrong.