Luther on Bible Study

Martin Luther demonstrates how we must be dependent on God to understand His Word, and not rely on human reason; that we must bathe our study of the Scriptures in prayer:

“You should completely despair of your own sense and reason, for by these you will not attain the goal…Rather kneel down in your private little room and with sincere humility and earnestness pray God, through His dear Son, graciously to grant to you His Holy Spirit to enlighten and guide you and give you understanding.”

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