The Reformation in Spain is a very humbling account of how God works through persecutions to build his church. Think about Francisco San Roman, Johannes Froben, Julian Hernandez and other [[Reformers]. Do you know these names? Read how God in his providence directed history to the glory of his name.
Looking at the Scottish Reformation, this article draws lessons for the church today, showing that following Christ comes at a cost, which was seen during the Reformation by way of fighting for the authority of Scripture, justification by faith, biblical morality, and the struggle for confessing the truth.
One of the unique aspects of the Reformation was the "exercise," the coming together of the ministers to study and intepret a biblical text. This was meant for the edification of one another. This article gives a historical origin of this practice and draws some lessons for the church and ministers today.