18 February 2008

Old Lutheran Quote of the Day

All our shelter and protection rest in prayer alone. - Blessed Martin Luther, The Larger Catechism, III:30


orrologion said...

Pelagian! OK, well, semi-pelagian.

William Weedon said...


orrologion said...

He's trusting in his own prayer alone for all his shelter and protection rather than in Christ. Well, perhaps he is saying that prayer alone offers us not spiritual shelter and protection, but the more mundane kind saving us from the elements. Just a joke. :)