private judgment, christian, doctrine, luther, theologians
Bible Study; Lecture; Sermon Prep
"O ye theologians, what are you doing? Think ye that it is a trifling matter when the sublime Majesty forbids you to teach things that do not proceed from the mouth of the Lord and are something else than God's Word? It is not a thresher or herdsman who is here speaking" (Luther XIX: 821). When men prefer those things that originate in their own minds to those that proceed out of the mouth of the Lord, they are doing an evil thing. We shall discuss this matter under four heads.
Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion
Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)
Jeremiah 22:29; Psalm 19:7; Isaiah 8:20; Genesis 3:1; 1 Timothy 6:3; 2 Corinthians 10:5; 1 Corinthians 11:3;
Laity; Ministers; Scholars
"The Right and Wrong of Private Judgment,"
Concordia Theological Monthly: Vol. 15, Article 37.
Available at: https://scholar.csl.edu/ctm/vol15/iss1/37