Our Hearts Are Hardwired for Works-Righteousness

Martin Luther said that our hearts are hardwired for “works-righteousness” – that is, the idea that what we do determines how God feels about us.  Unless we are actively preaching the gospel to ourselves daily, we fall back into “works righteousness.”

– Greear, J.D.; Gospel: Recovering the Power that Made Christianity Revolutionary; B&H Publishing Group; Nashville, TN; Copyright 2011; Kindle Edition; page 48

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