6597. No one, whether he be an apostle or prophet, and much less myself or others like me can learn all there is to know about Christ in this life, nor know and understand who and what He was. For He is the true, eternal and all-powerful God who took on mortal form, showed the highest obedience, and humility, until His death. That is why He said: “I am gentle and humble in heart [Matthew 11:29].” Now I cannot begin to describe my state of mind when I am very happy or sad; how, then could I ever describe the high conept and ideology of Christ? (p. 460)
In this week’s installment from Off the Record with Martin Luther, Luther reminds us that we will never reach a complete and exhaustive understanding of Christ:
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