Angels are our true and trusty servants, performing offices and works that one poor miserable mendicant would be ashamed to do for another.
People give ear to an upstart astrologer [Copernicus]...this fool wishes to reverse the entire science of astronomy
If Church history teaches us anything, it is that we cannot afford to be a vacillating Church. We minister to a people who are in great need of hearing truth, we dare not make any attempt to soft pedal that glorious truth.
People gave ear to an upstart astrologer who strove to show that the earth revolves, not the heavens or the firmament, the sun and the moon....This fool wishes to reverse the entire science of astronomy; but sacred scripture tells us [Joshua 10:13]that Joshua commanded the sun to stand still, and no
For God does not want to save us by our own but by an extraneous righteousness, one that does not originate in ourselves but comes to us from beyond ourselves, which does not arise on earth but comes from heaven.
Pray like it all depends on God, then when you are done, go work like it all depends on you.
As long as there is poverty in this world, no man can be totally rich even if he has a billion dollars.
It is with all these qualities that we must stand before God and intervene on behalf of those who do not have them, as though clothed with someone else's garmentBut even before men we must, with the same love, render them service against their detractors and those who are violent toward them; for th
Bewilderment is the true comprehension. Not to know where you are going is the true knowledge.
I have so much to do that I shall spend the first three hours in prayer.
God is not hostile to sinners, but only to unbelievers.
God freely forgives us on account of Christnot on account of our works, contrition, confession, or satisfactions.
To have peace and love in a marriage is a gift that is next to the knowledge of the gospel.
All creatures are merely veils under which God hides Himself and deals with us.
Is it not wonderful news to believe that salvation lies outside ourselves?
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 th
If I could believe that God was not angry with me, I would stand on my head for joy.
Human reason is like a drunken man on horseback; set it up on one side, and it tumbles over on the other
If I had to refute all the other articles of the Jewish faith, I should be obliged to write against them as much and for as long a time as they have used for inventing their lies- that is, longer than two thousand years.
Look to it that you do not try to do all of it, do not try to do too much, lest your spirit grow weary. Besides, a good prayer mustn't be too long. Do not draw it out. Prayer ought to be frequent and fervent.
What will you do in the mundane days of faithfulness?
For they who think they make an end of temptation by yeilding to it, only set themselves on fire the more.
Without armaments peace cannot be kept; wars are waged not only to repel injustice but also to establish a firm peace.
Show me where a man spends his time & money, and I'll show you his god.
The fruit does not make the tree good or bad but the tree itself is what determines the nature of the fruit. In the same way, a person first must be good or bad before doing a good or bad work.
Be thou comforted, little dog, Thou too in Resurrection shall have a little golden tail. Martin Luthe
I cannot forbid a person to marry several wives, for it does not contradict Scripture.
The great event on Calvary . . . is an eternal reminder to a power drunk generation that love is the most durable power in the world, and that it is at bottom the heartbeat of the moral cosmos. Only through achieving this love can you expect to matriculate into the university of eternal life.
Reason is the enemy of faith.
God is not a God of sadness, death, etc., but the devil is. Christ is a God of joy, and so the Scriptures often say that we should rejoice ... A Christian should and must be a cheerful person.