In his catechisms, Martin Luther spoke directly about the economic life of his time. Christian preachers are invited to do the same. Only when the commandments are preached in full force—in both their positive and negative admonitions—can we know what forgiveness really means.
Word & World
Haemig, Mary Jane. “Preaching the Seventh Commandment: ‘You Are Not to Steal.’” Word & World 30, no. 2 (Spring 2010): 200–207.
Haemig, Mary Jane, "Preaching the Seventh Commandment: "You are not to steal"" (2010). Faculty Publications. 95.