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Luther's Works

Publications by Luther 1521

Sermon on the Worthy Reception of the Sacrament

Gruber 147

Gruber 147

Gruber 147 Eyn Sermon ver der wirdigen empfahung des heyligenn waren Leychnamss Christi. Anno Domini MDXXI. Wittenberg: Johann Rhau-Grunenbeg, 1521. Aland 407; Benzing 873; WA 7.689-697. Luther's Works, 42.167-177. March 28, Maundy Thursday. Sermon von der würdigen Empfahung des hl. wahren Leichnams Christi. Click to enlarge thumbnail.

Luther believed that the abuse of the sacrament was rooted in the reception of the sacrament out of obedience to the command of the church and out of the desire to achieve certain personal ends. The sacrament should be for those who recognize their personal need and are inwardly driven to receive it.


 

Eyn Sermon ver der wirdigen

Eyn Sermon ver der wirdigen

Eyn Sermon ver der wirdigen empfahung des heyligenn waren Leychnamss Christi. Anno Domini MDXXI. Wittenberg: Johann Rhau-Grunenbeg, 1521. Aland 407; Benzing 873; WA 7.689-697. Maywood BR 332.S4 (36089). March 28. Sermon von der würdigen Empfahung des hl. waren Leichnams Christi. Click to enlarge thumbnail. Note that the title page is different from Gruber 147.

 


 

Martini Lutheri Omnivm Articvlorvm per...Leonis decimi Bullam impie & frigide damnatorum, assertio. Maywood BR 332.T620 (55547) 1521 Mense Martio.


 


The Gruber Collection was assembled by L. Franklin Gruber, President of Chicago Lutheran Theological Seminary, Maywood, Illinois.

Annotation prepared by Ralph W Klein