3043B. The first chapter of Genesis contains the whole of Scripture in it. For that reason, the elders cautioned that no one under the age of thirty years should be permitted to read it. Because it has many mysteries within it which the unlearned cannot take as true; also, no one at that time had hardly paid attention to it, let alone understood it. (p. 339).
In this week’s installment from Off the Record with Martin Luther, Luther explains the importance of Genesis 1:
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