|Author:||Luther, Martin, 1483-1546.|
|Title:||A word in season:: being the commentary of Dr. Martin Luther, on three selected Psalms: viz. the CXXIVth, CXXVth, and CXXIXth. With his commentary on some part of the fourth and fifth chapters of the First Epistle of St. Peter. Being of special use for the present times.|
|Publication info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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A word in season:: being the commentary of Dr. Martin Luther, on three selected Psalms: viz. the CXXIVth, CXXVth, and CXXIXth. With his commentary on some part of the fourth and fifth chapters of the First Epistle of St. Peter. Being of special use for the present times.
Luther, Martin, 1483-1546.
London: Printed by George Larkin at the lower end of Broad-street, next to London-Wall, 1685.
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TO THE READER.
THE COMMENTARY OF Dr. MARTIN LƲTHER, Upon the CXXIV PSALM.
Vers. 1. If the Lord had not been on our side, &c.
Verse 2. If the Lord had not been on our side, when men rose up against us.
Verse 3. They had then swallowed us up quick, when their wrath was kindled against us.
Verse 4. Then the Waters had drowned us, and the stream had gone over our soul.
Verse 5. Then had the swelling waters gone over our soul.
Verse 6. Praised be the Lord, which hath not given us as a Prey unto their Teeth.
Verse 7. Our Soul is escaped even as a bird out of the snare of the Fouler: The snare is broken, and we are delivered.
Verse 8. Our help is in the Name of the Lord who hath made both Heaven and Earth.
THE COMMENTARY OF Dr. MARTIN LƲTHER, Upon the CXXV PSALM.
Verse 1. They that trust in the Lord, shall be as Mount Sion, which cannot be removed, but remaineth for ever.
Verse 2. As the Mountains are about Jerusalem, so is the Lord about his People, from henceforth and for ever.
Verse 3. For the rod of the Wicked shall not rest on the lot of the Righteous, least the Righteous put forth their hand unto Wickedness.
Verse 4. Do well O Lord unto them that be good and true of heart.
Verse 5. But those that turn aside by their crooked ways, the Lord shall lead with the workers of Iniquity: but peace shall be upon Israel.
The Commentary of Dr. Martin Luther, upon the CXXIX Psalm.
Verse 1. They have oftentimes afflicted me from my youth, may Israel now say: Verse 2. They have oftentimes afflicted me from my youth, but they could not prevail against me.
Verse 3. The Plowers plowed upon my back, and they made long furrows.
Verse 4. The Righteous Lord hath cut the cords of the wicked.
Verse 5. Let them that hate Sion be confounded and turned back.
Verse 6. Let them be as the grass on the tops of the houses, which withereth afore it cometh forth.
Verse 7. Whereof the Mower filleth not his hand, neither the Gleaner his Lap.
Verse 8. Neither they which go by say, We bless you in the name of the Lord.
THE Duty of a Good Shepherd: BY Dr. MARTIN LƲTHER: Being his COMMENTARY Upon 1 Pet. 4.11. and 1 Pet. 5.1, 2, 3, 4.
Vers. 1. And also a Partaker of the Glory that shall be Revealed.
V. 2. Feed the flock of God, which dependeth upon you, caring for it, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy Lucre, but of a ready Mind.
Vers. 2. But of a ready mind.
Vers. 3. Not as though yo were Lords over Gods heritage.
Vers. 3. But that ye may be ensamples to the Flock. Vers. 4. And when the chief Shepheard shall appear, ye shall receive an incorruptible Crown of Glory.