The common thread from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries was the faithful, clear, passionate preaching of God’s Word combined with holding fast to the doctrine of justification by faith alone.
At the heart of Sola Scriptura, is the recognition that fallen humans are always looking to replace God’s authority with some other human/creaturely authority
We take no credit for ourselves. Our salvation, from beginning to end, is of God.
How is it that God rescues sinful, fallen people in this world? The gospel is the good news for Protestants, Catholics, and every man.
In the Reformation, the very gospel of Jesus Christ was at stake.
Whenever the gospel of Jesus Christ is preached, the Reformation has not failed.