534. How exquisite it is to have God’s Word on all things, for we can place complete confidence in Him, even though His guidance is not often sought. Those who do not have God’s Word fall into despair and abandon hope because they do not have a heavenly mission. They are driven solely by the empty vanity of their hearts. Therefore prase Psalm 119:121 of the Word of God and say: “Cursed are those who stray from his commands.” In other words, without the Word of God, there are no blessings, for “all the plants my heavenly Father did not plant will be torn out,” Matthew 15:13. (p. 318).
In this week’s installment from Off the Record with Martin Luther, Luther marvels at the gift that God’s Word is to us:
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