07 January 2012

Old Lutheran Quote of the Day

Lot's daughter had clever and good intentions, yet it was still sin and shame.  Therefore, dear heart, learn to conduct your life not by good intentions but by God's directions and commands. -- Blessed Valerius Herberger, *The Great Works of God* III/IV, p. 54.


Rebekah said...

This reminds me of Father Rolf Preus' discussion of Sarah in his really good paper:


Rebekah said...

Link attempt 2?

William Weedon said...

Thanks, Rebekah. All good Lutheran teachers steal their good ideas from FORMER good Lutheran teachers... :)