good craftsmanship


The Protestant reformer Martin Luther put it well:

The maid who sweeps her kitchen is doing the will of God just as much as the monk who prays-note because she may sing a Christian hymn as she sweeps but because God loves clean floors. The Christian shoemaker does his Christian duty not by putting little crosses on the shoes, but by making good shoes, because God is interested in good craftsmanship.

Mark Buchanan, The Rest of God, p.23

 

 

 

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