To Ponder:

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Short pithy gems from Martin Luther!

  1. Prayer is climbing up into the heart of God!
  2. God does not need your good works–but your neighbor does!
  3. I have held many things in my hands, and I have lost them all; but whatever I have placed in God’s hands–that I still possess.
  4. Many have passed for saints on earth–whose souls are now in hell.
  5. The most damnable and pernicious* heresy that has ever plagued the mind of man, was the idea that somehow he could make himself good enough to deserve to live with an all-holy God!
  6. When Satan tells me I am a sinner–he comforts me immeasurably, since Christ died for sinners.

*having a harmful effect, especially in a gradual or subtle way

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