Book Title: Deudsch Catechismus : gemehret mit einer newen Vorrhede und Vermanunge zu der Beicht.

Author: Luther, Martin, 1483-1546

Image Title: Sabbath

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Description: From a balcony, a preacher, presumably Martin Luther, instructs a congregation on the commandment enjoining Israel to keep the Sabbath holy. In the background of the image, a man collects sticks, an allusion to the story in the book of Numbers of the Israelite man executed in the Sinai wilderness for doing such work on the Sabbath.

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