Luther's Letters to Women (Google eBook)

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Chapman & Hall, 1865 - Theologians - 168 pages
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Page 70 - The queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it : for she came from the uttermost parts of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon : and, behold, a greater than Solomon is here.
Page 58 - Yea, for thy sake are we killed all the day long; we are counted as sheep for the slaughter.
Page 61 - So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality ; then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory. 0 death, where is thy sting ? 0 grave, where is thy victory ? The sting of death is sin ; and the strength of sin is the Law. But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.
Page 139 - Verily, verily, I say unto you, That ye shall weep and lament, but the world shall rejoice; and ye shall be sorrowful, but your sorrow shall be turned into joy.
Page 129 - Now it was not written for his sake alone, that it was imputed to him, but for us also, to whom it shall be imputed, if we believe on him that raised up Jesus our Lord from the dead, who was delivered for our offences, and was raised again for our justification, Rom.
Page 30 - No, not when thou hast smitten us into the place of dragons, and covered us with the shadow of death. 21 If we have forgotten the name of our God, and holden up our hands to any strange god, shall not God search it out ? for he knoweth the very secrets of the heart. 22 For thy sake also are we killed all the day long, and are counted as sheep appointed to be slain.
Page 63 - Be of good cheer, I have overcome the world." " And this He said, not as holding before us any contest proper only to a God, but as showing our own flesh in its capacity to overcome suffering, and death, and corruption, in order that, as sin entered into the world by flesh, and death came to reign by sin over all men, the sin in the flesh might also...
Page 53 - Cast all your care upon him; for he careth for you. And Paul (1 Cor. x.) saith, God is true, he will not suffer you to be tempted above your might. And, Psalm lv., Cast thy care upon the Lord.
Page 156 - ... is on that journey of friendliness and benevolence from which he is never to return to his dear household, the old spirit of wild fun and tender affection survives. He writes to his " heart-loved housewife, Catherine Lutherinn, Doctoress Zulsdorferess, Sow Marketress, and whatever more she may be, grace and peace in Christ, and my old poor love in the first place.
Page 58 - Let not therefore this illness affect you too grievously, but receive it thankfully as a gracious visitation from God ; and remember how light your afflictions are (should they even terminate in death) compared with the sufferings of his own dear Son, our Lord Jesus Christ, who, unlike ourselves, did not suffer for any transgression of his own, but for us and for our sins. " Secondly, you know, my dear mother, who is the grand Object of our faith, and the sole Author of our salvation ; on whom alone...

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