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By Johann Spangenberg

Confronting death--as God's judgment on sin and as God's doorway to everlasting life--and suffering as a "Christian Knight" opposed to the satan, the area, and human wishes: those themes gave Johann Spangenberg, an in depth buddy and dedicated adherent of Martin Luther, the foundation for the most renowned items of devotional literature within the early years of the German Reformation. during this pamphlet released within the early 1540s, readers stumble upon an device designed to domesticate the piety of the Wittenberg Reformation one of the universal humans, a piety that ready for dying (and hence for day-by-day life!) via day-by-day repentance, casting away sin, casting oneself upon Jesus Christ and his loss of life and resurrection, after which sharing his love with the neighbor. utilizing a wealth of biblical illustrations and concepts, Spangenberg's short treatise teaches his readers how you can use Scripture and the way to dwell enlivened by means of its message. comprises the German textual content and English Translation of Ein new Trost Bu[e]chlin fur die Krancken vnd/Vom Christlichen Ritter via Johannes Spangenberg (1484-1550).

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This is not a complete bibliography of his works. For such a bibliography, see Verzeichnis der im deutschen Sprachbereich erschienenen Drucke des XVI. Jahrhunderts. Ed. Bayerische Staatsbibliothek in München and Herzog August Bibliothek in Wolfenbüttel, 1. , Bd. 19. Stuttgart: Hiersemann, 1992: 392-433 (#S7749-S8098). Edited Sources Die Bekenntnisschriften der evangelisch-lutherischen Kirche. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1930, 1991. Bernhard von Clairvaux, Sämtliche Werke lateinisch/deutsch I.

Be very sure that you raise them in the fear of God, in faith, and in love, and have them learn the catechism. If they are able to learn well, keep them in school. Have them learn good skills and proper behavior, so that they may serve their fellow Christians with teaching, preaching, etc. If they cannot do that, let them learn an honest trade, [and see to it] that they are not lazy, and do not carouse and waste money out of someone else’s purse. Beyond that, [see to it] that they do not become criminals, thieves, and robbers.

Wo nicht / so las sie ehrliche handwercke lernen / das sie nicht mu[e]ssig gehen / vnd auff eines andern beutel / prassen vnd zeren / vnd dru[e]ber zu buben / dieben / vnd Reubern werden / sondern jderman dienen / beide / im Obern vnd vntern Stande. Sihe / da stirbstu mit freuden / vnd ererbest deinen kindern einen gnedigen barmhertzigen Gott / vnd ein vnsterblich ewig Erbteil / Denn aller welt gu[e]ter / Reichthumb / vnd gewalt [B1r] sind vergenglich / aber Ku[e]nste vnd Tugent / bleiben ewig.

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