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Ours is Greater

The authority of Christ when he taught wasn’t so great as ours is today. He himself said, ‘Greater works than these will you do’ (John 14:12). He is the grain of mustard seed, but we are the bushes (Matt. 13:31,32). Accordingly he said, ‘They were unwilling to bear me, although I taught in a corner, but you must bear me throughout all the world.’ To preach Christ is to offend the flesh, but to preach the flesh is to offend Christ.

—Martin Luther

Posted on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 by Pastor Jerry Owen