Martin Luther

Martin Luther on marriage

From Table-Talk (“Of Marriage and Celibacy”). ….. But neither God’s ordinance, nor the gracious presence of children, the fruit of matrimony, moves the ungodly world, which beholds only the temporal difficulties and troubles of matrimony, but sees not the great treasure that is hid therein. …. Let the contemners and…

Turn your eyes upon Jesus

I delivered the following remarks at my maternal grandmother’s funeral three years ago today. I made impromptu additions at the end of this text; I don’t have an exact record of those remarks but have inserted what I recall at the bottom of this post. What shall we say then?…