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But not only that! What is worse: in an upright body there is a bent down soul. In the [erect] body a similarity to the human soul remains, but in the soul the similarity with God has changed to a similarity with beasts. …Truly you are created in the image and likeness of God; when you lost the likeness, you became like a beast, but you remain created in his image. Therefore, if in your sublime position you did not recognize that you are slime, you do not want to forget when stuck deeply in slime that you are the image of God.

I had no idea; I thought I was sound The First Adam dressed himself with clothing of pelts, the Second [Adam] is wrapped in swaddling clothes. This is not the decision of the world: either [Christ] is wrong or the world errs. That divine wisdom is wrong is an impossibility. Therefore, with right the wisdom of the flesh is the enemy of God, it leads to death (Rom 8:7) …. Brothers, Christ’s tears bring on in me both shame and agony. There was I playing outside in the square, while in the secrecy of the royal bedroom a death sentence was brought against me.

Consolation for the beast of burden Would you want us to console our beast of burden a little? We know, of course, that it does not know how to sing. It does not belong to those who can say: ‘Your justifications became the theme of my hymns in the place of my exile’ [Psalm 118:54]. However, there is one unique thing about it: The Lord is closest to it, when compared to others; not even those who walk close to him are as close as the animal on which he rides…. No one should therefore get upset or despise the one who wants to be Christ’s beast of burden….

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