Luther's Correspondence and Other Contemporary Letters, Volume 1

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Lutheran Publication Society, 1913 - German letters
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Page 246 - If any man's work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a reward. If any man's work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss; but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.
Page 266 - Ye have heard that it was said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth: but I say unto you, Resist not him that is evil; but , whosoever smiteth thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also. And if any man would go to law with thee, and take away thy coat, let him have thy cloke also.
Page 202 - Sancta ergo et salubris est cogitatio, pro defunctis exorare , ut a peccatis solvantur.
Page 447 - Luther offereth, if the emperor will go to Rome to reform the Church, to bring him 100,000 men, whereunto the emperor, as a virtuous prince, will not hearken. The said Luther hath many great clerks that hold with him save in some points, which the said Luther hath put forth more than he can or will justify, to the intent that on the residue he might be heard and a council called for reformation, whereof the Pope will not hear, but standeth to his sentence.
Page 24 - Now I am at Wittenberg, by God's command or permission. If you wish to know my condition, I am well, thank God, except that my studies are very severe, especially philosophy, which from the first I would willingly have changed for theology ; I mean that theology which searches out the meat of the nut, and the kernel of the grain and the marrow of the bones.
Page 245 - Agree with thine adversary quickly, whiles thou art in the way with him; lest at any time the adversary deliver thee to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and thou be cast into prison. Verily I say unto thee, Thou shalt by no means come out thence, till thou hast paid the uttermost farthing.
Page 170 - Anti-Christ himself or his apostle, so terribly is Christ, that is the truth, corrupted and crucified by him in the decretals.
Page 521 - King was well contented: here at length showing unto me that it was very joyous to have these tidings from the Pope's Holiness at such time as he had taken upon him the defence of Christ's Church with his pen, before the receipt of the said tidings...
Page 34 - Thou, Lord Jesus, art my righteousness, but I am thy sin; thou hast assumed what was mine, and given me what was thine; thou hast assumed what thou wast not, and given to me what I was not.
Page 34 - Christ and him crucified, learn to sing to him, and, despairing of thyself, to say to him. ' Lord Jesus, thou art my righteousness, but I am thy sin. Thou hast taken me upon thyself, and given to me what is thine ; thou hast taken on thee what thou wast not, and hast given to me what I was not.

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