February 17th, 2009

hand of God

Quote of the Day

'I firmly believe people have hitherto been a great deal too much taken up about doctrine and far too little about practice. The word doctrine, as used in the Bible, means teaching of duty, not theory. I preached a sermon about this. We are far too anxious to be definite and to have finished, well-polished, sharp-edged systems - forgetting that the more perfect a theory about the infinite, the surer it is to be wrong, the more impossible it is to be right.'

--George MacDonald
From a letter to his father, quoted in George MacDonald and His Wife by Greville MacDonald

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