Item description for Luther's Works, Volume 23 (Sermons on Gospel of St John Chapters 6-8) by Martin Luther & Martin H. Bertram...
Overview In his sermons on texts from John's Gospel the Reformer deals lucidly with what the evangelist says about Christ, the Savior of fallen mankind. Luther lays special stress on what the evangelist states about the Messiah as the one and only Way to salvation and about good works as the inevitable fruits of that faith. The Reformer's discourses are plain, clearcut, and logical. He calls John a master in the doctrine of justification. The forty-five sermons contained in this volume of the AMERICAN EDITION of LUTHER'S WORKS were delivered in Wittenberg while the pastor, Johannes Bugenhagen, was in Lubeck to do what he could to eliminate trouble and dissension. Luther's discourses are couched in simpled language. Their forcefulness springs to a large extent from the straightforward and homespun quality of the Reformer's way of speaking. These sermons, translated by Martin H. Bertram, are not constructed in accordance with hard and fast rules; they are discussions that come straight from the shoulder. Furthermore, they are as relevant today as they were when the Reformer delivered them from the pulpit in Wittenberg.
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Studio: Concordia Publishing House
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.16" Width: 6.42" Height: 1.53" Weight: 2.1 lbs.
Release Date May 24, 2014
Publisher Concordia Publishing House
Series Luthers Works - Concordia
Series Number 23
ISBN 0570064236 ISBN13 9780570064237
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More About Martin Luther & Martin H. Bertram
Martin Luther (1483-1546) was the Father of the Reformation. Most famous possibly for his 95 theses, he wrote many works which sparked debate and helped shape thinking - not only in his own time, but ours as well.
Martin Luther was born in 1483 and died in 1546.
Martin Luther has published or released items in the following series...
Anchor Library of Religion
Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought