Soli Deo Gloria

Luther’s “Bondage of the Will” – A Display of the Forces on Luther’s Side, Part 2

Martin Luther’s “De Servo Arbitrio/On the Bondage of the Will” in “Luther and Erasmus: Free Will and Salvation” in The Library of Christian Classics, Ichthus Edition

Translated and Edited by Philip S. Watson in collaboration with B. Drewery

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: The Westminster Press, 1969

Pages 309-327

This reading covers the following sections:

Part VI. A Display of the Forces on Luther’s Side
(d)
 “Congruous” and “Condign” Merit
(e) The Righteousness of Works and of Faith; and a Summary of St. Paul’s Testimony Against Free Choice
(f) St. John: Free Choice Is of “the World,” “the Flesh”; Grace Is of Christ, by Faith. The Two Are Opposites