of 1517, commonly known as the Ninety-Five Theses, is considered the central document of the Protestant Reformation.Like Oath, our partners may also show you ads that they think match your interests.Learn more about how Oath collects and uses data and how our partners collect and use data.So, Martin Luther, on October 31, 1517 drew up a list of points for debate and he had 95 in total. I thought for Reformation Day this year we would talk about the Top 5 of the 95.So here it goes, the Top 5: In the first Thesis Luther says, “When our Lord and Master Jesus Christ said ‘repent’ He intended that the entire life of believers should be repentance.” Now after Luther wrote the 95 Theses, he also wrote a document called “Explanation of the 95 Theses,” and in that text he explains that this word “repent” in the Latin Vulgate was translated as , which means, translated, as “Go, and do penance.” The year before 1517, in 1516, Erasmus published the Greek text and Luther had a copy of that Greek text. So this return to Scripture had an immediate impact on the very first of Luther’s 95 Theses. Now we need a little background for this one as well.Thesis # 54 Injury is done to the Word of God when, in the same sermon, an equal or larger amount of time is devoted to indulgences than to the Word.Thesis # 62 The true treasure of the church is the most holy Gospel of the glory and grace of God.Peter with his own money rather than with the money of poor believers? We (Oath) and our partners need your consent to access your device, set cookies, and use your data, including your location, to understand your interests, provide relevant ads and measure their effectiveness. In the church calendar, November 1 was known as “All Saints’ Day.” That makes October 31 the eve of All Saints’ Day, or “All Hallowed Eve.” We know it by its short name, .These practices had troubled a monk and a standout professor there at Wittenberg—the aforementioned Martin Luther. This is the document that’s at the beginning of Protestantism; and this is the document that we celebrate Reformation Day week.