I more fear what is within me than what comes from without.

-Martin Luther
Martin Luther

Sin is essentially a departure from God.

Martin Luther
He [Christ] died for me. He made His righteousness mine and made my sin His own; and if He made my sin His own, then I do not have it, and I am free.
Martin Luther

The Deceiver can magnify a little sin for the purpose of causing one to worry, torture, and kill oneself with it. This is why a Christian should learn not to let anyone easily create an evil conscience in him. Rather let him say, "This error and this failing pass away with my other imperfections and sins, which I must include in the article of faith: I believe in the forgiveness of sins.

Martin Luther
Whoever wishes to be a Christian, let him pluck out the eyes of his reason.
Martin Luther

What harm would it do, if a man told a good strong lie for the sake of the good...

Martin Luther
Pure Christian love is not derived from the merit of the object.
Martin Luther

The conscience is eternal and never dies. Peace if possible, but truth at any rate.

Martin Luther
Let whatsoever will or can befall me, I will surely cleave by my sweet Savior Christ Jesus, for in Him am I baptized; I can neither do nor know anything but only what He has taught me.
Martin Luther

A wicked tyrant is better than a wicked war.

Martin Luther
The Bible is the cradle wherein Christ is laid. Martin Luthe