Thursday, October 30, 2008

Good works

The first and highest, the most precious of all good works is faith in Christ, as He says, John vi. When the Jews asked Him: "What shall we do that we may work the works of God?" He answered: "This is the work of God, that ye believe on Him Whom He hath sent." When we hear or preach this word, we hasten over it and deem it a very little thing and easy to do, whereas we ought here to pause a long time and to ponder it well. For in this work all good works must be done and receive from it the inflow of their goodness, like a loan. This we must put bluntly, that men may understand it.

- 'A Treatise on Good Works' by Martin Luther

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

More Gospel

In repentance and rest is your salvation. In quietness and trust is your strength.

- Isaiah 30:15

Thursday, October 16, 2008

God will fix all your mistakes if you put your faith in Christ.

- The Gospel