A few years ago marked the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation and Martin Luther’s public protest through his Ninety-Five Theses. The theological core of that protest was Luther’s discovery of divine grace received through faith. Armed with the gospel message of justification by faith and the priesthood of every believer, Luther and fellow reformers would transform much of the world around them. While much attention from the Reformation is focused on the doctrine of justification and the universal priesthood, less attention is paid to the consequence – the immediate ramification – of justification and universal priesthood: vocation. For if all are priests, none is holier. All forms of work and vocation are noble; no vocation is more “sacred” than another. The gap t

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