“He considered the incident a sign from God and vowed to become a monk if he survived the storm,” according to History. “The storm subsided, Luther emerged unscathed and, true to his promise, Luther turned his back on his study of the law days later on July 17, 1505. Instead, he entered an Augustinian monastery.”
But after joining the church he ended up holding disdain for God — that is, until he began diving deeper into the Bible for himself instead of simply abiding by church rules and regulations.
It was then that Edgar said that Luther realized that, “Jesus took our sins for us, he became sin for us … [and that] the righteousness of God was made accessible through him.”
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