Martin Luther Quotes

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  • Whoever wishes to be a Christian, let him pluck out the eyes of his reason.

    Martin Luther, Jaroslav Pelikan, Helmut T. Lehmann (1955). “Works”
  • The article of justification is fragile. Not in itself, of course, but in us. I know how quickly a person can forfeit the joy of the Gospel.

    Martin Luther (1972). “A Commentary on St. Paul's Epistle to the Galatians”, p.33, CCEL
  • It is with all these qualities that we must stand before God and intervene on behalf of those who do not have them, as though clothed with someone else's garmentBut even before men we must, with the same love, render them service against their detractors and those who are violent toward them; for this is what Christ did for us.

  • Then they began to say: 'Yes, but how can we know what is God's Word, and what is right or wrong? We must learn this from the Pope and the councils.' Very well then, let them conclude and say what they please, yet I will reply, you cannot put your confidence in that nor thus satisfy your conscience, for you must determine this matter yourself, for your very life depends upon it. Therefore God must speak to your heart: This is God's Word; otherwise you are undecided.

  • We are nothing with all our gifts be they ever so great, except God assist us.

  • I have so much to do today that I must set apart more time than usual to pray.

  • The Deceiver can magnify a little sin for the purpose of causing one to worry, torture, and kill oneself with it. This is why a Christian should learn not to let anyone easily create an evil conscience in him. Rather let him say, "This error and this failing pass away with my other imperfections and sins, which I must include in the article of faith: I believe in the forgiveness of sins.

  • A large number of deaf, crippled and blind people are afflicted solely through the malice of the demon. And one must in no wise doubt that plagues, fevers and every sort of evil come from him.

    Wise   Religious   Humor  
  • In a delightful garden, sowing, planting or digging are not hardship but are done with a zeal and a certain pleasure.

    Martin Luther, Jaroslav Pelikan, Helmut T. Lehmann (1955). “Works”
  • The state of matrimony is the chief in the world after religion; but people shun it because of its inconveniences, like one who, running out of the rain, falls into the river.

    Martin Luther (1848). “The table talk or familiar discourse of Martin Luther, tr. by W. Hazlitt”, p.298
  • For where God built a church, there the Devil would also build a chapel.

    Colloquia Mensalia ch. 2 (1566) (translation by Henry Bell)
  • I have to hurry all day to get time to pray.

  • I'll trust in God's unchanging Word, till soul and body sever. For though all things pass away, His Word shall stand forever.

  • We ought not to criticize, explain, or judge the Scriptures by our mere reason, but diligently, with prayer, meditate thereon, and seek their meaning.

    Martin Luther, Alexander Chalmers (1857). “The Table Talk of Martin Luther”, p.2
  • I know not the way God leads me, but well do I know my Guide.

  • Angels are our true and trusty servants, performing offices and works that one poor miserable mendicant would be ashamed to do for another.

    Martin Luther, Alexander Chalmers (1857). “The Table Talk of Martin Luther”, p.246
  • The reproduction of mankind is a great marvel and mystery. Had God consulted me in the matter, I should have advised him to continue the generation of the species by fashioning them out of clay.

    Table Talk 'Of Marriage and Celibacy'
  • Where faith is not continually kept in motion and exercised, it weakens and decreases, so that it must indeed vanish; and yet we do not see nor feel this weakness ourselves, except in times of need and temptation, when unbelief rages too strongly; and yet for that very reason faith must have temptations in which it may battle and grow.

  • Rough, boisterous, stormy and altogether warlike, I am born to fight against innumerable monsters and devils.

    Quoted in Vincent Cronin The Flowering of the Renaissance (1969).
  • Every doer of the law and every moral worker is accursed, for he walketh in the presumption of his own righteousness.

    Martin Luther, Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Tischer, Samuel Simon Schmucker (1860). “A Commentary on St. Paul's Epistle to the Galatians”, p.349
  • And I'll tell you, I've seen the lightning flash. I've heard the thunder roll. I felt sin-breakers dashing, trying to conquer my soul. But I heard the voice of Jesus saying still to fight on. He promised never to leave me, never to leave me alone. No, never alone. He promised never to leave me, never to leave me alone.

    Jesus   Fighting  
    "Why Jesus Called A Man A Fool". Delivered at Mount Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church, Chicago, Illinois, August 27, 1967.
  • Animals are footprints of God.

  • All we who believe on Christ are kings and priests in Christ.

    Martin Luther (2014). “Concerning Christian Liberty”, p.27, Trajectory Inc
  • Where the battle rages, there the loyalty of the soldier is proved.

  • It is neither safe nor prudent to do anything against conscience.

  • We are not to look upon our sins as insignificant trifles. On the other hand, we are not to regard them as so terrible that we must despair. Learn to believe that Christ was given, not for picayune and imaginary transgressions, but for mountainous sins; not for one or two, but for all; not for sins that can be discarded, but for sins that are stubbornly ingrained.

    Martin Luther (2007). “Commentary on Galatians”, p.10,
  • The Devil has a great advantage against us inasmuch as he has a strong bastion and bulwark against us in our own flesh and blood.

  • The mystery of the humanity of Christ, that he sunk himself into our flesh, is beyond all human understanding.

    Martin Luther, Alexander Chalmers (1857). “The Table Talk of Martin Luther”, p.79
  • The less I pray, the harder it gets; the more I pray, the better it goes.

  • The organ in the worship service is a sign of Baal.

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