1) "... the proper role of the Law" – What is Luther's "proper role of the Law"? Its role is proper when it is properly distinguished... which Walther expounded in his book The Proper Distinction Between Law and Gospel.
2) "Nasty names" – Luther did not mind being called these by the sectarians. But how many "religious" people today call Luther an "anti-semite"? ...or other names? But Luther would not care, for he always countered the factious spirits with "Hear ye Him!" (Matt. 17:5).
Note: the original 1880 book is now officially on Google Books --> here.
Underlining follows Walther's emphasis in original.
Hypertext links have been copiously added for reference to original sources and on several subjects.
Highlighting is mine.
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Dear God! How Luther speaks to our modern world, a world that has lost its way and now we think we can judge Luther. But the reality is that Luther judges us! In the next Part 10, I want to bring a graphic from the old (German) Missouri that shows Walther's heart as he brought Martin Luther to our modern world...