67 The indulgences which the preachers cry as the greatest graces are known to

67 the indulgences which the preachers cry as the

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67. The indulgences which the preachers cry as the "greatest graces" are known to be truly such, in so far as they promote gain. 75. To think the papal pardons so great that they could absolve a man even if he had committed an impossible sin and violated the Mother of God -- this is madness. 76. We say, on the contrary, that the papal pardons are not able to remove the very least of venial sins, so far as its guilt is concerned. Document Discussion Questions – 1.What does Luther say is the true treasure of the church? 2.What does Luther say about buying pardons (indulgences)?3.Luther says that Christians should buy pardons is not a commandment but rather a matter of free will. Judging from all of these, what is Luther’s opinion on the position of the pope?
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