It is impossible for one man both to labor day and night to get a living, and at the same time give himself to the study of sacred learning as the preaching office requires.

-Martin Luther
Martin Luther

Music is the art of the prophets and the gift of God. Martin Lu

Martin Luther
The less I pray, the harder it gets; the more I pray, the better it goes.
Martin Luther

If the peasants are in open rebellion, then they are outside the law of God. Therefore let all who are able slash, strike down, and kill (those who rebel) openly and secretly, remembering that there can be nothing more venomous, harmful, or devilish than a rebel. It is exactly like killing a mad dog.

Martin Luther
The whole being of any Christian is faith and love. Faith brings the person to God, love brings the person to people.
Martin Luther

When I was a child there were many witches, and they bewitched both cattle and men, especially children.

Martin Luther
This is the reason why our Theology is certain: because it seizes us from ourselves and places us outside ourselves.
Martin Luther

The gospel cannot be truly preached without offense and tumult.

Martin Luther
My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.
Martin Luther

You see then, that Diatribe truly possesses a free choice in her handling of Scriptures, so that words of one and the same type are for her obliged to prove endeavor in one place and freedom in another, exactly as she pleases.

Martin Luther
Through faith we are restored to paradise and created anew. We have no need of works in order to be righteous; however, in order to avoid idleness and so that the body might be cared for an disciplined, works are done freely to please God.