Mondays with Marty

In this week’s installment from Off the Record with Martin Luther, Luther exposes our sinful ingratitude and discontent:

3662. It is the devil among us, that no one has enough. Whatever God gives someone, he is not satisfied with it. The lot of the other always looks better to us; the rich crop always stands in the stranger’s fields; and the neighbor always has the more productive cows, and it is the same way in our sphere; no one is satisfied with his profession. Cattle would like to carry a saddle, and the riding horse would like to be hitched to a plow. The more we have, the more we would like to have.   (p. 135-36)

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