35 Martin Luther Quotes On Prayer, Reformation, Marriage, Faith

Martin Luther, O.S.A. was a German professor of theology, composer, priest, monk, and a seminal figure in the Protestant Reformation. Luther was ordained to the priesthood in 1507. He came to reject several teachings and practices of the Roman Catholic Church; in particular, he disputed the view on indulgences. This Martin Luther quotes on faith, politics, love, bible will motivate you.

Best Martin Luther Quotes

  1. “Whoever drinks beer, he is quick to sleep; whoever sleeps long, does not sin; whoever does not sin, enters Heaven! Thus, let us drink beer!” ~ Martin Luther
  2. “From the beginning of my Reformation I have asked God to send me neither dreams, nor visions, nor angels, but to give me the right understanding of His Word, the Holy Scriptures; for as long as I have God’s Word, I know that I am walking in His way and that I shall not fall into any error or delusion.” ~ Martin Luther, Martin Luther quotes on reformation
  3. “God does not need your good works, but your neighbor does.” ~ Martin Luther

  4. “Unless I am convicted by Scripture and the plain reason I do not accept the authority of popes and councils, for they have contradicted each other-my conscience is captive to the Word of God. I cannot and will not recant anything, for to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. Here I stand, I cannot do otherwise. God help me. Amen.” ~ Martin Luther
  5. “We need to hear the Gospel every day because we forget it every day.” ~ Martin Luther
  6. “The whole being of any Christian is faith and love. Faith brings the person to God, love brings the person to people.” ~ Martin Luther, Martin Luther quotes on faith
  7. “Lord Jesus, You are my righteousness, I am your sin. You took on you what was mine; yet set on me what was yours. You became what you were not, that I might become what I was not.” ~ Martin Luther
  8. “Pray like it all depends on God, then when you are done, go work like it all depends on you.” ~ Martin Luther
  9. “God created the world out of nothing, and so long as we are nothing, He can make something out of us.” ~ Martin Luther

  10. “I have no use for cranks who despise music because it is a gift of God. Music drives away the Devil and makes people joyful; they forget thereby all wrath, unchastity, arrogance, and the like. Next after theology, I give to music the highest place and the greatest honor.” ~ Martin Luther
  11. “I have held many things in my hands, and I have lost them all; but whatever I have placed in God’s hands, that I still possess.” ~ Martin Luther
  12. “A happy fart never comes from a miserable ass.” ~ Martin Luther
  13. “A Christian is never in a state of completion but always in a process of becoming.” ~ Martin Luther
  14. “When Satan tells me I am a sinner he comforts me immeasurably since Christ died for sinners.” ~ Martin Luther
  15. “Pray, and let God worry.” ~ Martin Luther

  16. “Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.” ~ Martin Luther
  17. “God has surely promised His grace to the humbled: that is, to those who mourn over and despair of themselves. But a man cannot be thoroughly humbled till he realizes that his salvation is utterly beyond his own powers, counsels, efforts, will, and works, and depends absolutely on the will, counsel, pleasure, and work of Another — God alone.” ~ Martin Luther
  18. “The most damnable and pernicious heresy that has ever plagued the mind of man was the idea that somehow he could make himself good enough to deserve to live with an all-holy God.” ~ Martin Luther
  19. “No one can believe how powerful prayer is and what it can effect, except those who have learned it by experience. Whenever I have prayed earnestly, I have been heard and have obtained more than I prayed for. God sometimes delays, but He always comes.” ~ Martin Luther, Martin Luther quotes on prayer
  20. “A religion that gives nothing, costs nothing, and suffers nothing, is worth nothing.” ~ Martin Luther

  21. “The Bible is alive, it speaks to me; it has feet, it runs after me; it has hands, it lays hold of me.” ~ Martin Luther
  22. “We are not yet what we shall be, but we are growing toward it, the process is not yet finished.” ~ Martin Luther
  23. “To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.” ~ Martin Luther
  24. “The first thing I ask is that people should not make use of my name, and should not call themselves Lutherans but Christians. What is Luther? The teaching is not mine. Nor was I crucified for anyone…How did I, a poor stinking bag of maggots that I am, come to the point where people call the children of Christ by my evil name?” ~ Martin Luther
  25. “Every week I preach justification by faith to my people because every week they forget it.” ~ Martin Luther

  26. “The sin underneath all our sins is to trust the lie of the serpent that we cannot trust the love and grace of Christ and must take matters into our own hands” ~ Martin Luther
  27. “I am much afraid that the schools will prove the very gates of hell, unless they diligently labor in explaining the Holy Scriptures, and engraving them in the hearts of youth. I advise no one to place his child where the scriptures do not reign paramount. Every institution in which means are not unceasingly occupied with the Word of God must be corrupt.” ~ Martin Luther
  28. “The bible is a remarkable fountain: the more one draws and drinks of it, the more it stimulates thirst.” ~ Martin Luther
  29. “We must make a great difference between God’s Word and the word of man. A man’s word is a little sound, that flies into the air, and soon vanishes; but the Word of God is greater than heaven and earth, yea, greater than death and hell, for it forms part of the power of God, and endures everlastingly.” ~ Martin Luther
  30. “Show me where a man spends his time & money, and I’ll show you his god.” ~ Martin Luther

  31. “We are saved by faith alone, but the faith that saves is never alone.” ~ Martin Luther
  32. “Faith is a living, daring confidence in God’s grace, so sure and certain that a man would stake his life on it one thousand times. This confidence in God’s grace and knowledge of it makes men glad and bold and happy in dealing with God and with all creatures; and this is the work of the Holy Ghost in faith.” ~ Martin Luther
  33. “But know that to serve God is nothing else than to serve your neighbor and do good to him in love, be it a child, wife, servant, enemy, friend…If you do not find yourself among the needy and the poor, where the Gospel shows us, Christ, then you may know that your faith is not right and that you have not yet tasted of Christ’s benevolence and work for you.” ~ Martin Luther
  34. “I simply taught, preached, wrote God’s Word: otherwise I did nothing. The Word of God did it all.” ~ Martin Luther

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