Posts Tagged ‘Philipp Melanchthon’

Faith is nothing else than trust in the divine mercy promised in Christ.

– Philipp Melanchthon, (exact source unknown)


In essentials, unity; in differences, liberty; in all things, charity. [1]

– Philipp Melanchthon, (exact source unknown)


Trouble and perplexity drive me to prayer and prayer drives away perplexity and trouble.

– Philipp Melanchthon, (exact source unknown)


Philipp Melanchthon, on this date,9/9/1519, was made a Bachelor of the Bible.  He was also Lecturer on theology – both of these at Wittenberg University.  His paper argument was “On the Supremacy of the Scriptures.”  Melanchthon was born 2/16/1497 at Bretten, Germany and died at Wittenberg 4/19/1560.  Melanchthon is said to be the Hellenized form of Schwarzerd.

[1] Please let me know if this IS NOT Melanchthon’s quote.  Thanks.

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