Luther’s Guidance on Preaching

“The Word of God should be rightly divided, and with care, for people are of two kinds. On the one hand are the contrite, who need consolation. On the other hand are the rigid ones, to whom apply the law, threats, examples of wrath, the fire of Elijah, the waters of the flood, and the destruction of Jerusalem; these must be attacked at once and must be made to feel terror.” — Martin Luther

Category two are the most numerous…