Pilgrim said:
Once again, you have succeeded in amazing me that you claim to be a Lutheran but deny one of the very fundamental doctrines which Luther himself not only taught but personally reveled in and upon which he was assured of his own salvation. rolleyes2

The Bible clearly teaches: God's Indisputable Sovereignty.

In His grace,

Pilgrim, the problem could be is that the Lutheran church has changed its views since Luther has died in 1546. jawdrop
Melanchthon a student of Erasmus did not fully agree with Luther's view on predestination.