Mondays with Marty

In this week’s installment from Off the Record with Martin Luther, Luther explains what a true pilgrimage looks like:

3588. In earlier times there were many pilgrimages to holy places, such as Rome, Jerusalem and Compostela, to atone for sins. But we can undertake a true pilgrimage, in faith–namely when we diligently read the Psalms, Prophets, Gospels, etc. That way we would not be strolling through holy cities, but through our thoughts and hearts, and visit the real praiseworthy land and paradise of eternal life. (p. 346)

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