500 YEARS OF REFORMATION 1517 – 2017 Motto: Sola Scriptura (Scripture alone), Sola Fide (faith alone), Sola Gratia (grace alone), Solus Christus (Christ alone), Soli Deo Gloria (to the Glory of God alone)
Series HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION with Pastor Kurt Piesslinger, M.A.
Introduction – THE BIG FIVE: The Heirdom Of The Reformators
John Huss in Bohemia, John Wycliff in England, Martin Luther in Germany, John Calvin in the French part of Switzerland and Ulrich Zwingli in the German part of Switzerland are the big figures of the Reformation. Their influence is still alive. They have made an impression on the world because of their devotion to Christ.
Matthew 22,37 – Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. (KJV)
Speaker: Pastor Kurt Piesslinger In his childhood he lived on a farm in 1000m at the foot of a mountain of 3000m in the Alps in Austria; Teacher for History and Geography; He studied Theology in Austria and Great Britain Pastor of the Seventh-Day-Adventist Church in Austria; he loves studying the Bible and History. He is looking forward to the time of Jesus return, when we will be delivered into the universe. He is married, two daughters, who are professional musicians.
Artist: Maximilian Jantscher is a counselor in psychological matters, a therapist in pieces of art (paintings). His aim in life: “What a person really wants is not to be happy, but having a reason for happiness.” (Viktor Frankl) “I want to tell stories with my paintings. The eye may speak to the heart and to the brain.” (Maximilian Jantscher) The artist was born in 1966, he is married and has four children. Since 2000 he is busy in painting and studies with masters of art. He gives thanks to God for his ability of drawing pictures, which satisfy the eye.