|The 95 Theses|
But of even more importance that any of these very important issues was the fact that Martin Luther began to espouse and preach justification by faith. Not by indulgences. Not by confession to a priest. Not by anything other than faith in the saving grace of Jesus Christ, the Redeemer of man could a person be justified in the sight of God and have forgiveness for his or her sins.
"Now that no one is justified by the Law before God is evident; for, "THE RIGHTEOUS MAN SHALL LIVE BY FAITH." Galatians 3:11- "Now the just shall live by faith..." Hebrews 10:38