“One of the areas in which the Reformer has been repeatedly misrepresented has to do with the relationship of the Church with the Jewish people, frequent attempts being made to link him with modern anti-Semitism. Such attempts call for clarification by the Church of the Reformer’s actual position.
“[Luther] reflects his true heart attitude toward the Jews with this prayer: ‘O God, heavenly Father, turn and let thy wrath over them be brought to an end, for the sake of thy dear Son.
“America does not realize what an inheritance she has received from Luther and the Lutheran Reformation. The best way to understand Luther is to have Luther himself speak. His writings are so extensive that there is no trouble in finding something profitable for almost every occasion and condition in life. – Rev. John Sander
On This Page Luther At His Best In His Sermons Dedication Order a Printed Copy Download the eBook Publication Information Luther At His Best In His Sermons If Luther is mentioned positively at all, it’s usually in the context of The Bondage of the Will.
“I came to my convictions through much confusion and doubt and struggle… I had to search and sift and dig before I found satisfaction and peace of mind and heart… I love all Christians of whom I am persuaded that they are sincere and in earnest.
“For the reasons given above I have found my spiritual home and my workshop in The Lutheran Church. The better I know her, the more I love her.