"Luther recalls: “Staupitz used to comfort me with these words: ‘Why do you torture yourself with these speculations? Look at the wounds of Christ and at the blood that was shed for you. From these predestination will shine.’”
Election, Predestination, Salvation.
Big subjects, and quite a lot has been said about them lately.
Here's a link to an article I read this week, which is just superb on this, and spells out the alternative to the usual positions - enjoy.