I should have no compassion on these witches; I should burn them all.
Therefore the blind Jews are truly stupid fools...
The quest for glory can never be satisfied, it must be extinguished.
God scorns and mocks the devil, in setting under his very nose a poor, weak, human creature, mere dust and ashes, yet endowed with the firstfruits of the Spirit, against whom the devil can do nothing.
We are beginning to regain a knowledge of Creation, a knowledge forfeited by the fall of Adam. By God's mercy we can begin to recognize His Wonderful works and wonders also in flowers when we ponder his might and goodness. Therefore we laud, magnify and thank Him.
Whenever the word is rightly preached, and attentively heard, it never fails to bring forth fruit.
Whilst a man is persuaded that he has it in his power to contribute anything, be it ever so little, to his salvation, he remains in carnal self-confidence; he is not a self-despairer, and therefore is not duly humbled before God, he believes he may lend a helping hand in his salvation, but on the co
It is not imitation that makes sons. It is sonship that make imitators.
The devil won't stay where there is music.
How rich a God our God is! He gives enough, but we don't notice it. He gave the whole world to Adam, but this was nothing in Adam's eyes; he was concerned about one tree and had to ask why God had forbidden him to eat it.
A Christian is a perfectly free lord of all, subject to none. A Christian is a perfectly dutiful servant of all, subject of all, subject to all.
Great God, what do I see and hear!The end of things created!The judge of mankind doth appearOn clouds of glory seated!The trumpet sounds; the graves restore,The dead which they contained before;Prepare, my soul, to meet Him!
Thus every matter, if it is to be done well, calls for the attention of the whole person.
The prosperity of a country depends, not on the abundance of its revenues, nor on the strength of its fortifications, nor on the beauty of its public buildings; but it consists in the number of its cultivated citizens, in its men of education, enlightenment and character.
There is no wisdom save in truth.
Each day of the holidays comes bringing its own gifts. Open your heart,Untie the ribbons,and enjoy the contents!Were earth a thousand times as fairBeset with gold and jewels rareShe yet were far too poor to beA narrow cradle,Lord, for Thee.
Night and day I pondered until I saw the connection between the justice of God and the statement that 'the just shall live by his faith.' Then I grasped that the justice of God is that righteousness by which through grace and sheer mercy God justifies us through faith. Thereupon I felt myself to be
Our faith is an astounding thing-astounding that I should believe him to be the Son of God who is suspended on the cross, whom I have never seen, with whom I have never become acquainted.
Those who love music are gentle and honest in their tempers. I always loved music, and would not, for a great matter, be without the little skill which I possess in the art.
At Poltersberg, there is a lake similarly cursed. If you throw a stone into it, a dreadful storm immediately arises, and the whole neighboring district quakes to its centre. 'Tis the devils kept prisoner there.
This letter [to the Romans] is truly the most important piece in the New Testament. It is purest Gospel. It is well worth a Christian's while not only to memorize it word for word but also to occupy himself with it daily, as though it were the daily bread of the soul. It is impossible to read or to
I feel much freer now that I am certain the pope is the Antichrist. Martin Lu
Music is a fair and glorious gift of God. I am strongly persuaded that after theology, there is no art which can be placed on the level with music.
Music is the 5th gospel.
Christians are rare people on earth.
Blood alone moves the wheels of history. Martin Lu
Justice is a temporary thing that must at last come to an end; but the conscience is eternal and will never die.
He who loves not wine, women and song remains a fool his whole life long.
Sacred scripture tells us that Joshua commanded the sun to stand still, and not the earth.
Prayer is not overcoming God's reluctance. It is laying hold of His willingness.