The cross of Christ runs through the whole of Scripture.
Prayer is the sweat of the soul.
The Bible is alive, it speaks to me; it has feet, it runs after me; it has hands, it lays hold on me.
How I Pray Counsel on approaching the Almighty
How to Study Theology
This article provides some advice to those who are called to study theology and then to fulfill the calling of being preachers of the Word. Topics in this article are the practices of prayer, meditation, and testing.
Philippians 3:17-21 – Enemies of the Cross of Christ
This article is a sermon from Martin Luther on Philippians 3:17-21.
Thy Word Is Still Truth – Sola Scriptura: The Reformers' Rediscovery of the Written Word of God
This volume is an anthology of writings representing a high view of Scripture and reflecting the historic Reformed theological and confessional tradition. It offers a selection of texts on the doctrine of Scripture.
The Works of Faith and Assurance
If we are justified by faith, why must we still do good works or works of righteousness? The article attempts to answer this question from the point of view of 2 Peter 2:5-10 and also includes aspects of the believer's attitude in a context of suffering.
Faith is a living and unshakable confidence, a belief in God so assured that a man would die a thousand deaths for its sake.
Many things I have tried to grasp, and have lost. That which I have placed in God’s hands I still have.
I am more afraid of the Pope “Self” than of the Pope in Rome with all his cardinals.
All the words of God are weighted, counted and measured.
Every word in the Bible points to Christ.
The Bible is not antique or modern. It is eternal.
I put the Scriptures above all the sayings of the fathers, angels, men and devils. Here I take my stand.
A Christian man is a perfectly free lord of all, subject to none. A Christian man is a perfectly dutiful servant, subject to all.
Faith is the hand of the soul which lays hold of the cross.
The only comfort against raging Satan is that we have God’s Word to save the souls of believers.
When the devil harasses us, then we know ourselves to be in good shape!
Help, O God, dear Lord and Savior, that we stay pious sinners and not become sainted blasphemers.
The Holy Scriptures did not grow on earth.
Martin Luther's Account of His Own Conversion
This article is Martin Luther's account of his conversion after his study of Romans 1.
Nothing but faith can comprehend the truth
Believing and reading Scripture means that we hear the word from Christ’s mouth
The true Christian church is the work of the Word communicated by every available means
Wounds cannot be healed until they are revealed and sins cannot be forgiven until they are confessed
The recognition of sin is the beginning of salvation
Rightly to feel sin is the torture of all tortures
Faith is a living, restless thing. It cannot be inoperative
Christian life consists in faith and charity
I know not the way he leads me, but well do l know my Guide. What have I to fear?
Too may Christians envy the sinners their pleasure and the saints their joy because they don’t have either one
Faith is a living, daring confidence in God’s grace. It is so sure and certain that a man could stake his life on it a thousand times
God does not love us because we are valuable, but we are valuable because God loves us
I am justified and acceptable to God even though there are in me sin, unrighteousness, and fear of death.