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Meditation #7 from Luther

Thesis 62: The true treasure of the church is the holy gospel of the glory and the grace of God. Advertisements

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Meditation #6 from Luther

Commenting on Gen 26.9 in “Lectures on Genesis 26-30,” Luther’s Works, 5:42-47: But it pleases me to take from this passage the opportunity to discuss doubt, God, and the will of God; for I hear that here and there among the nobles … Continue reading

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Meditation #5 from Luther

From a section entitled “The Assurance of Faith” in “The Bondage of the Will,” Luther’s Works, 33:288-89. For my own part, I frankly confess that even if it were possible, I should not wish to have free choice given to me, or … Continue reading

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Meditation #4 from Luther

Commenting on Psalm 51.8 in “Selected Psalms I,” Luther’s Works, 12:371-72: I enjoy saying this in many words so that you might know that the forgiveness of sins becomes actual not through works but through hearing. They sing and pray this psalm … Continue reading

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Meditation #3 from Luther

Commenting on Genesis 22.16 in “Lectures on Genesis 21-25,” Luther’s Works, 4:144-45: When the heart has doubts . . . it is also driven in a short moment to blasphemy and despair. For this reason St. Paul so often urges us to … Continue reading

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