An explanation of Martin Luther’s shield

Luther's roseMartin Luther designed his famous “Luther Seal” or “Luther Rose” at a time when heraldry was the custom. Shields painted with flashy colors and symbols were a common sight. The royal dynasty, mighty city, proud merchant guild, worthy family and bold knight all made use of a “coat of arms.”

Experience taught Martin Luther that his life was a battle between God and the devil. They were both fighting for his heart. Martin said he would paint his shield like this: ……..   Luther Seal pdf

About Living Hope Church

Living Hope is a WELS Lutheran Church located in west Omaha in the Millard area. We believe we are well-served by a merciful and mighty God in his Word & Sacraments. We serve him by serving our neighbors and community, and provide child care and preschool through Our Precious Lambs.
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