5528. It is the greatest honor known to us, that Christ was willing to lower himself so deeply among us and our sins and conceal from us his majesty for so long. At first he cried in the cradle, was nourished with a little milk. Then he was forced into exile. Came back, helped his father.He must have often fetched bread and milk for his mother. And certainly she said to him many times, “Where have you been? Why can’t you stay here at home?” To be unaffected by such weak and ordinary things, that is great wisdom. (p. 434)
In this week’s installment from Off the Record with Martin Luther, Luther marvels at the incarnation:
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