A Gem from Luther’s Heidelburg Disputation

THEOLOGICAL THESES

Distrusting completely our own wisdom, according to that counsel of the Holy Spirit, »Do not rely on your own insight« (Prov. 3:5), we humbly present to the judgment of all those who wish to be here these theological paradoxes, so that it may become clear whether they have been deduced well or poorly from St. Paul, the especially chosen vessel and instrument of Christ, and also from St. Augustine, his most trustworthy interpreter. – M. Luther

 
“The love of God does not find, but creates, that which is pleasing to it. The love of man comes into being through that which is pleasing to it.” – Disputation #28

Simply stated, If we determine our view of God from what we see around us we have, as described by our neighbors from the U.K., ” the wrong end of the stick!” Our view of the world should come from God’s timeless Word, not our view of Him from the world around us…

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