A word from Luther

The Blessed Martin was never one to mince words:

For whoever comes out of the waters of baptism can boast that he is already consecrated priest, bishop, and pope…  (from An Open Letter to the Christian Nobility, WA 6:408.11-12)

Amen to that.  But then Luther continues: “though it is not seemly that everyone should exercise the office.”  Really, Martin?  I’m not so sure.


One Response to “A word from Luther”

  1. Will Says:

    Great cite!!

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