Cruce Tectum

Cruce tectum, hidden under the cross, a blog for Epiphany Lutheran Church, Dorr, Michigan

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Wednesday, August 05, 2009

The Power and Sufficiency of God's Word

"God's Word needs not the embellishment of human arts. It is not a thing that must be preached with human aids 'to make it go,' but it is the eternal truth, a two-edged sword, powerful, living, and life-giving. It has the power to enlighten the sin-darkened mind of natural man, to break down all stubborn opposition of man's natural heart, causing it to see Jesus as the only Savior from sin."

-- Louis Wessel, Sermons and Addresses on Fundamentals (St. Louis: Concordia, 1918) p. 22.

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