For whom the devil cannot overcome with poverty, want, need and misery, he attacks with riches, favor, honor, pleasure, power and the like, and contends on both sides against us; yea, he ‘walketh about,’ says St. Peter in 1 Pt. 5:8….

John Nicholas Lenker, ed., Sermons of Martin Luther, 8 vols., Baker Book House, Grand Rapids, 1983, II, p. 145. First Sunday in Lent 1 Peter 5:8.

Continue Reading on