New Religion Appears: Roman Catholicism

Then, a new religion showed up: Roman Catholicism. They did many evil things that contradicted the Bible:

Like in the Bible, God sent a man to warn them to repent. Martin Luther was a Catholic priest. He protested selling indulgences for money. Reading the Word of God, he also re-discovered that we're saved by faith in Christ alone. He tried to reform the Catholic Church. Pope Leo X condemned and excommunicated him.

Luther and others formed Protestantism to return to the Word of God as sole authority on life. They said we're saved by faith in Christ. They also started putting the Word of God into the hands of common people. Protestants taught them theology, too. The Catholic Church tried to stop all of this but God made the real Gospel spread like a wildfire.

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