02 March 2011

Old Lutheran Quote of the Day

To pray and not to believe is to mock God.  But faith rests alone on this:  that God for the sake of Christ, His Son and our Lord, hears, shields, rescues, and saves.  -- Blessed Martin Luther, Sermon upon Quinquagesima, House Postils I:3111.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

shields, rescues and saves -- from what?