Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to
the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them.
—Romans 16.17.

SACRED MEDITATIONS

BY

JOHANN GERHARD


TRANSLATED FROM THE LATIN

BY

C.W. HEISLER, A.M.


The Lutheran Publication Society.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1896.

Excerpted Meditations:

Meditation 12: True Faith - Its Nature and Properties

Meditation 23: The Dignity of the Church

Meditation 27: The Wiles of the Devil

Meditation 44: Consolation in the Death of Friends