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Martin Luther was trained as a lawyer but due to a vow made to God he entered a monastery. As a monk he tried to live a righteous life, sometimes spending as much as six hours out of a day in confession of sins. In spite of this he still struggled with the impossibility of being made righteous. Here is the account, in his words, of his conversion experience. 

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In a world where believers are strangers and pilgrims the thought of heaven and home is a great hope and comfort. This world is not our home and there is something much better ahead for God’s people. As the old song says, “if heaven’s not my future home, Lord what will I ever do, my treasures are laid somewhere beyond the blue.” It is not just the place and all the joys associated but it is the person of the Lord Jesus that makes the destination compelling.

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