A Treatise On Good Works

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Kessinger Publishing, Jun 1, 2004 - Religion - 88 pages
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The first and highest, the most precious of all good works is faith in Christ, as He says, John vi. When the Jews asked Him: "What shall we do that we may work the works of God?" He answered: "This is the work of God, that ye believe on Him Whom He hath sent." When we hear or preach this word, we hasten over it and deem it a very little thing and easy to do, whereas we ought here to pause a long time and to ponder it well. For in this work all good works must be done and receive from it the inflow of their goodness, like a loan. This we must put bluntly, that men may understand it.

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Luther uses the Ten Commandments as his basis for discussing the good works that believers should perform. He turns the negative statements of the commandments into positive statements of actions that preserve faith. Read full review

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Luther revolutionized his country's faith in the purity of God's Word. His teaching sspiritually transformed Europe and the world.

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