6739. The Holy Trinity and the human origin of Christ are the most difficult articles of faith to accept. Although human reason can understand many things, that a child could be born of a virgin because God is all-powerful, it will not go so far as to accept that three persons can be in one eternal Godly form with equal powers and strengths, and so on, and that God Himself became man. That is just too much (p. 470).
In this week’s installment from Off the Record with Martin Luther, Luther explains which doctrines are the most difficult to accept:
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