Saturday, February 8, 2014

Luther had it Right, Again

One of my favorite quotes from Luther is:

"The devil has no better way to conquer us than by leading us away from the Word and to the Spirit."
Table Talk 54.97

I ran across it in Stephen Westerholm's Perspectives Old and New On Paul [p.32 n.10]. (Westerholm's book is one you should read--particularly if you are unfamiliar with Luther and Calvin but you're into NT studies).

With regard to Luther's quote I have found it pastoral applicable more times than I care to count.

1 comment:

Charles Van Gorkom said...

Anything that leads us away from the Word of God is not leading us truly to the Holy Spirit of God.

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