Luther on the Communion of the Saints


I vaguely remember reading a quote from Martin Luther regarding prayer to saints. Roughly remembered, it said something like, “To them the saints are like the ancient Greek gods. Pray to this one to help the harvest. Pray to that one for rain. Pray to another when there is a fire.”

Basically he was saying that when praying to a saint changes from a devotion to a superstition it becomes idolatry.

Does anyone know where I might find the full quote?

Thanks in advance.


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