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A Treatise On Good Works

Auhtor: Dr Martin Luther

Language: english

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Review by A. Dent, December 2010


Rating: (*****)
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Treatise On Good Works':

... again emphasizes the growth of the material on May 13. he speaks of its completion at an early date, and on June 8. he could send Melanchthon a ...
... a pure heart and confidence toward God, he derives the good work of the Second Commandment, namely, to praise God, to acknowledge His grace, ...
... he proved by his own example that to take s stand in the center of the Gospel does not narrow the vision nor harden the heart, but rather ...
... works is imagined whereby a man may win favor and yet he goes about it with a heavy heart, and great disrelish he is, as it were, taken captive, ...
... Romans vii: We know that all things work together for good to the saints of God. Therefore, when some say that good works are forbidden ...
... I have said above, and it is true, that there is no difference in works where faith is and does the work, yet this is true only when they are ...
... works a man can do under this Commandment at all times and never be without the good works of this Commandment, if he will so that he truly need ...
... shall fall on the left hand and ten thousand on the right hand. So too we see in broad day, in all men's daily experience, that more ...
... blasphemy of the holy Name of God through which, if it shall last much longer, we will, as I fear, openly worship the devil as a god so completely ...
... Gospel, and especially St. Peter, were weak in faith, so that they also prayed Christ and said: Lord, increase our faith and He very frequently ...
... to know and to do good works? Let them undertake prayer alone, and rightly exercise themselves in faith, and they will find that it is true, ...
... and are honored because of their beautiful, splendid life in manifold good works. XVII. Spiritually understood, this Commandment has ...
... that our work cease and God alone work in us, is accomplished in two ways. First, through our own effort, secondly, through the effort or urging ...
... rest for it to cease from its works and be dead) but He has also comforted us in the Scriptures with many words and told us, Psalm xci, I will ...
... death and in the day of judgment, but will require of them the children whom He entrusted to them. This is shown by that word of Christ, Luke ...
... monastic houses, parishes and schools, and earnestly maintain worship in them, provide for the young people, boys and girls, in schools and ...
... complain of us and be offended. St. Peter also says: Servants, be subject to your masters, for the fear of God, not only to the good and gentle, ...
... earth with these they are more acceptable to God than if without these they did nothing but miracles. So says St. Paul, Romans xii: He that ruleth, ...
... strong faith is a great help, more noticeably so than in almost any other so that for this reason also Isaiah xi. says that faith is a girdle ...
... neighbor as he would have his neighbor do to him. This some men do for the sake of gain, some to avoid loss or shame, thereby seeking their own ...