Preface to the Letter of St. Paul to the Romans from German Bible-Martin Luther

  Preface to the Letter of  St. Paul to the Romans From te German Bible by Translated by Bro. Andrew Thornton, OSB “Vorrede auff die Epistel S. Paul: an die Romer” in _D. Martin Luther: Die gantze Heilige Schrifft Deudsch 1545 aufs new zurericht, ed. Hans Volz and Heinz Blanke. Munich: Roger & Bernhard. 1972, […]

The ten commandments-Martin Luther

  The Ten Commandments. The First  Commandment. Thou shalt have no other gods before Me. That is: Thou shalt have [and worship] Me alone as thy God. What is the force of this, and how is it to be understood? What does it mean to have a god? or, what is God? Answer: A god […]

Proposals for Reform part 3-Martin Luther

  An Open Letter to The Christian Nobility of the German Nation Concerning the Reform of the Christian Estate, 1520 by Martin Luther (1520) Proposals for Reform Part III Introduction and Translation by C. M. Jacobs Works of Martin Luther: With Introductions and Notes (Philadelphia: A. J. Holman Company, 1915) Proposals for Reform Part III 25. […]

Proposals for reform part 2-Martin Luther

  An Open Letter to The Christian Nobility of the German Nation Concerning the Reform of the Christian Estate, 1520 by Martin Luther (1520) Proposals for Reform Part II Introduction and Translation by C. M. Jacobs Works of Martin Luther: With Introductions and Notes (Philadelphia: A. J. Holman Company, 1915) Proposals for Reform Part II 15. […]

Proposals for Reform part 1-Martin Luther

  An Open Letter to The Christian Nobility of the German Nation Concerning the Reform of the Christian Estate, 1520 by Martin Luther (1520) Proposals for Reform Part I Introduction and Translation by C. M. Jacobs Works of Martin Luther: With Introductions and Notes (Philadelphia: A. J. Holman Company, 1915) Proposals for Reform Part I Now, […]

Doctrines of Men-Martin Luther

  THAT DOCTRINES OF MEN ARE TO BE REJECTED TOGETHER WITH A REPLY TO TEXTS QUOTED IN DEFENCE OF THE DOCTRINES OF MEN (VON MENSCHENLEHREN ZU MEIDEN) – INTRODUCTION “Silver and gold have I none: but such as I have give I thee.” Somewhat in the spirit of these words Luther had planned to dedicate […]

The Creed-Martin Luther

  Second  part of the larger Catechism OF THE CREED. Thus far we have heard the first part of Christian doctrine, in which we have seen all that God wishes us to do or to leave undone. Now, there properly follows the Creed, which sets forth to us everything that we must expect and receive […]

Luther’s small catechism with explanation-Martin Luther

  LUTHER’S SMALL CATECHISM WITH EXPLANATION Luther’s Small Catechism Section 1 The Ten Commandments The Creed The Lord’s Prayer The Sacrament of Holy Baptism Confession The Sacrament of the Altar Section 2 Daily Prayers Section 3 Table of Duties Section 4 Contents Christian Questions with Their Answers SECTION 1 The Ten Commandments AS THE HEAD […]

Short preface of Dr Martin Luther-Martin Luther

  SHORT PREFACE OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER. This sermon is designed and undertaken that it might be an instruction for children and the simple- minded. Hence of old it was called in Greek catechism, i.e., instruction for children, what every Christian must needs know, so that he who does not know this could not be […]

How Christians should regard Moses-Martin Luther

  How Christians Should Regard Moses Sermon by Martin Luther (1) August 27, 1525 Dear friends, you have often heard that there has never been a public sermon from heaven except twice. Apart from them God has spoken many times through and with men on earth, as in the case of the holy patriarchs Adam, […]

An open letter on translating-Martin Luther

  An Open Letter on Translating1530 By Dr. Martin Luther, Translated from “Ein sendbrief D. M. Luthers. Von Dolmetzschen und Fürbit der heiligenn” in Dr. Martin Luthers Werke, (Weimar: Hermann Boehlaus Nachfolger, 1909), Band 30, Teil II, pp. 632-646. Revised and annotated by Michael D. Marlowe, June 2003. CONTENT PAGE God’s grace and mercy. The wise Solomon […]

Preface to the complete edition of Latin Works- Martin Luther

  Preface to the Complete Edition of Luther’s Latin Works (1545) by Dr. Martin Luther Translated by Bro. Andrew Thornton, OSB from the “Vorrede zu Band I der Opera Latina der Wittenberger Ausgabe. 1545” vol. 4 of _Luthers Werke in Auswahl_, ed. Otto Clemen, 6th ed., (Berlin: de Gruyter. 1967). pp. 421-428. C������ P��� Translator’s […]

Of Baptism-Martin Luther

  Part Fourth. OF BAPTISM. We have now finished the three chief parts of the common Christian doctrine. Besides these we have yet to speak of our two Sacraments instituted by Christ, of which also every Christian ought to have at least an ordinary, brief instruction, because without them there can be no Christian; although, […]

Disputation on the Divinity-Martin Luther

  Disputation On the Divinity and Humanity of Christ  February 27, 1540 Dr.Martin Luther translated from the Latin text WA 39/2,.92-121 by Christopher B. Brown The Theses Theological Disputation 1       This is the catholic faith, that we confess one Lord Jesus Christ, true God and man. 2       From this truth of the double substance and the unity of the person follows the […]

The Babylonian captivity of the church-Martin Luther

  Index Page Martin Luther The Babylonian Captivity of the Church A prelude 1520 Jesus INDULGENCES THE SACRAMENT OF THE ALTAR THE SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM THE SACRAMENT OF PENANCE CONFIRMATION MARRIAGE ORDINATION THE SACRAMENT OF EXTREME UNCTION Martin Luther, Augustinian, to his friend, Herman Tulich, Greeting 1.1 Like it or not, I am compelled to […]

Abuses to be discussed in councils-Martin Luther

  An Open Letter to The Christian Nobility of the German Nation Concerning the Reform of the Christian Estate, 1520 by Martin Luther (1520) Abuses to Be Discussed in Councils Introduction and Translation by C. M. Jacobs Works of Martin Luther: With Introductions and Notes (Philadelphia: A. J. Holman Company, 1915) II Abuses to Be Discussed […]

The Lord Supper-Martin Luther

  Fifth Part                                                  1 OF THE SACRAMENT OF THE ALTAR. In the same manner as we have heard regarding Holy Baptism, we must speak also concerning the other Sacrament, namely, these three points: What is it? What are its benefits? and, Who is to receive it? And all these are established by the words by […]