Tuesday, December 22, 2015

From a Christmas Day sermon by Martin Luther

He who confidently believes Christ has accomplished these things (i.e., His substitiutionary life and death, and His resurrection from the dead, for that person) immediately, in the twinkling of an eye, possesses salvation.

All his sins and the reality of death and hell are removed. Nothing more than such faith is necessary to salvation.
--Luther's Second Church Postil for Christmas Day (Titus 3:4-8)

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

From one scruper to another...

You should not believe your conscience and your feelings more than the word which the Lord who receives sinners preaches to you.

--Martin Luther