13 October 2010

New Lutheran Quote of the Day

When we try to overthrow God, it is not God who comes to grief. -- Dr. Norman Nagel, Selected Sermons, p. 326.


David Cochrane said...

The good Dr can sure turn a phrase and say a book!

Thank you Pr Weedon for posting these sayings of his!

pax domini †

GC said...

but in a way God does come to grief! Doesn't every father grieve over a lost son -- especially one who wishes him dead? cf. Luke 15

Jeremy Loesch said...

Right on Dr. Nagel.

George and Colleen, I read Dr. Nagel's quote as being a sad smile. King of a "Don't you know better?"