Luther's view is the view of the Church Fathers. Transubstatiation did not come about until after Thomas Aquinas tried to shoe horn in Aristotle into the Lord's Supper. Old Catholics have Luther's same view on the Lord's Supper showing that there is an ancient line of thought. We merely don't try to identify the mystery. How dare us Lutherans try to not uncover what God has not revealed, merely placing faith in what He has revealed.
Yes, Grace is resistible. It always has been. Lutherans use hermeneutics as well. Ours is called Dogmatic Exegesis. By demonstrating a magisterial view of Scripture, you guys are no different that Catholics in the long run.
Scriptures above logic. God is not bound by petty human logic.
The Augsburg Confessions and Apology go at great pains to show that we are in constant agreement with the Church Fathers. You guys don't even bother and invent history to satisfy your anti-Catholic feelings.
I would also site 1 John in the Greek, Christ is continually coming. God made flesh. Flesh is an important thing to John. How does God come continually in the Flesh? One wonders, and oh those who deny the Flesh are anti-Christs. Those who deny that Christ has come and is continually coming. So, to John, those who deny communion are anti-Christs. Look it up yourself.
The Reformed Tradition has literally been bled dry of the Gospel.
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May the LORD make His face shed light upon you and be gracious unto you
May the LORD lift up His face unto you and give you peace
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