Gospel & Gratitude

These last postings have been a sample of Luther’s thinking on Genesis 1-3. His pastoral heart and keen eye for grace in Scripture is compelling to me as I read him. I really appreciate these last three quotes from him on the gospel in Genesis. Luther was spot on to see God’s grace woven throughout the entire narrative of Genesis 1-3. I think he was right in saying that the the fountain of God’s redemptive promises find their source in Genesis 3:15. The promise of the Serpent Crusher is the heart of all gospel promise. By focusing his reader’s attention on these things he helps us to read the Old Testament with gospel lenses.

In his “Preface to the Old Testament” Luther concludes his discussion on the Old Testament by saying: “Let this suffice for the present as a brief suggestion for seeking Christ and the gospel in the Old…

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