Top 10 Quotes by Martin Luther

Martin Luther

I have lived to see the greatest plague on earth -- the condemning of God's word, a fearful thing, surpassing all other plagues in the world; for thereupon most surely follow all manner of punishments, eternal and corporal.

Martin Luther
Now if I believe in God's Son and remember that He became man, all creatures will appear a hundred times more beautiful to me than before. Then I will properly appreciate the sun, the moon, the stars, trees, apples, as I reflect that he is Lord over all things. ...God writes the Gospel, not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars.
Martin Luther

If then, Moses so distinctly announces that there is in us not only a faculty, but also a facility for keeping all commandments, why are we sweating so much? ... What need is there now of Christ or of Spirit? We have found a passage that asserts freedom of choice, but also distinctly teaches that the keeping of the commandments is easy.

Martin Luther
I would not give one moment of heaven for all the joy and riches of the world, even if it lasted for thousands and thousands of years.
Martin Luther

Faith ever says, "If Thou wilt," not "If Thou canst.

Martin Luther
Brief let me be. The fewer words the better prayer.
Martin Luther

It is not I that smite, stab, and slay, but God and my prince, for my hand and my body are now their servants.

Martin Luther
For where God built a church, there the Devil would also build a chapel.
Martin Luther

To preach Christ is to feed the soul, to justify it, to set it free, and to save it, if it believes the preaching.

Martin Luther
Many demons are in woods, in waters, in wildernesses, and in dark poolly places ready to hurt...people.