The Lutheran Movement of the Sixteenth Century: An Interpretation

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Lutheran publication society, 1919 - Reformation - 368 pages
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Page 355 - When the Most High divided to the nations their inheritance, when he separated the sons of Adam, He set the bounds of the people, according to the number of the children of Israel.
Page 240 - and soul and body be preserved blameless until the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. Faithful is he that calleth you, who also will do it.' And then the following part of a prayer
Page 118 - England became the people of a book, and that book was the Bible. It was as yet the one English book which was familiar to every Englishman; it was read at churches and read at home, and everywhere its words, as they fell on ears which custom had not deadened to their force and beauty, kindled a startling enthusiasm.
Page 329 - intelligence which, even when misdirected, have justly entitled them to be called a great people. But this apparent exception, when examined, will be found to confirm the rule, for in no country that is called Roman Catholic has the Roman Catholic Church, during several generations, possessed so little authority as in France.
Page 49 - If a man consider the original of this great ecclesiastical dominion, he will easily perceive that the papacy is no other than the ghost of the deceased Roman Empire, sitting crowned upon the grave thereof.
Page 364 - The fate of a nation was riding that night, And the spark struck out by that steed in his flight Kindled the land into flame with its heat.
Page 223 - is this Word of God and how shall it be used, since there are so many words of God? I answer, the Apostle explains that in Romans 1. The Word is the Gospel of God concerning His Son, Who was made flesh, suffered, rose from the dead and was glorified through the Spirit Who sanctifies.
Page 106 - It sustains the double thesis, "A Christian man is the most free lord of all and subject to none; a Christian man is the most dutiful servant of all and subject to all.
Page 242 - That he might himself be just and the justifier of him that hath faith in Jesus;" "we reckon, therefore, that a man is justified by faith apart from the works of the law,
Page 147 - of our most lovable and precious men. Great, not as a hewn obelisk; but as an Alpine mountain, so simple, honest, spontaneous, not setting up to be great at all; there for quite another purpose than being great.

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