In Luther’s tract, The Freedom of a Christian, written in October 1520, Luther describes how the gospel nurtures the Christian. Then he provides one of his most succinct summaries of the gospel—in 184 words. The Christian Nurtured by the Gospel “Nothing else in heaven and on earth can make the soul alive, righteous, free, and
I’ve started working on book 14: Martin Luther’s Pastoral Counseling: Counseling Under the Cross. In my previous post, I shared snippets from chapter 5: Gospel-Centered Comfort for Suffering. Today, I’m offering a taste of chapter 7: Christ’s Medicine for Suffering. Counsel of the Word In 1523, two Augustinian friars, Henry Vos and John van den
The human comforter is a sorrow sharer who points people to the supreme
Comforter by incarnationally entering the sufferer’s earthly story.
It wasn’t in the medical doctors of the day where the mentally ill found compassionate care. It was in Luther. And how did Luther care like Christ?
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Faith is a living, daring confidence in God’s grace, so sure and certain that a man would stake his life on it a thousand times. Martin Luther