By Johann Spangenberg
Confronting death--as God's judgment on sin and as God's doorway to everlasting life--and suffering as a "Christian Knight" opposed to the satan, the realm, and human wishes: those themes gave Johann Spangenberg, a detailed pal and committed adherent of Martin Luther, the root for probably the most renowned items of devotional literature within the early years of the German Reformation. during this pamphlet released within the early 1540s, readers stumble upon an software designed to domesticate the piety of the Wittenberg Reformation one of the universal humans, a piety that ready for loss of life (and hence for day-by-day life!) via day-by-day repentance, casting away sin, casting oneself upon Jesus Christ and his loss of life and resurrection, after which sharing his love with the neighbor. utilizing a wealth of biblical illustrations and ideas, Spangenberg's short treatise teaches his readers the best way to use Scripture and the way to stay enlivened through its message. comprises the German textual content and English Translation of Ein new Trost Bu[e]chlin fur die Krancken vnd/Vom Christlichen Ritter through Johannes Spangenberg (1484-1550).
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