Martin Luther: Saint or Sinner

By Emily Adams

Martin Luther as a Sinner

Martin Luther was viewed as a sinner by some people and especially people who strongly believed in the church. Martins Luther was an antagonist towards the church and some people thought he was up to no good. The church lost a lot of followers because Luther made them question Catholicism. Martin Luther did not believe that indulgences were right and that the church should stop selling them. This made people sad because then they could not ensure that their loved ones would make it to Heaven.

Martin Luther as a Saint

Although some people viewed Martin Luther as a sinner, some also thought he was a saint. Martin Luther gave people the choice of what they wanted as a religion and made them free to join him. Some people were also thinking the same ideas as Luther, but he was the one to step up and make his voice heard. Martin Luther was excommunicated from the church but he showed people that he was still living even though he was excommunicated. Martin Luther also said that God gave out salvation to men who worked hard and had faith.

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