Soli Deo Gloria

Luther’s “Bondage of the Will” – Defense of Arguments Against Free Choice, Part 1

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 219-239

This reading covers the following sections:

Part IV. Defense of Arguments Against Free Choice
(a)
 Erasmus’ Use of Tropes in Interpreting Scripture
(b) Exodus 4:21 – The Hardening of Pharaoh’s Heart
(c) How God’s Omnipotence Can Be Said to Work Evil