Category Archives: Dietrich Bonhoffer

Bonhoeffer: Discipleship under the living Jesus.

  Bonhoeffer excludes the idea that knowing about Christ, having an idea or even a well developed systematic theology about Christ and even a general idea about Grace and Forgiveness equals true Discipleship. Instead, for him Discipleship is where one … Continue reading

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The Hands of Injustice / Wiki leaks

  I think this quote of Bonhoeffer says it well in that there is nothing new under the sun in regards current worldly happenings and especially that which is coming to light through Wiki Leaks. When the mouths of the … Continue reading

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Living in Peace.

Bonhoeffer in his Testament to Freedom pg.286 Our hearts make sure that we only keep the company of friends, the righteous and the respectable. But Jesus was to be found right in the midst of his enemies. That is precisely … Continue reading

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Bonhoeffer: Wisdom

The Best Wisdom is recognising the cross of Jesus Christ as the insurable love of God for all people, for us as well as our enemies.   Testament of Freedom 285 Bonhoeffer wrote this in Germany during world war 2. While He saw Hitler … Continue reading

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Bonhoeffer; Prayer that overcomes.

Extract from daily devotional Jan 25… …A Christian community either lives by the intercessory prayers of its members for one another or the community will be destroyed. I can no longer condemn or hate other Christians for whom I pray, … Continue reading

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Bonhoeffer: Nature of Church!

I have been reading Bonhoeffer on the nature of the church. He talks about the role of the church in not trying to demand space within the world in and off its own accord. Rather the nature of the church … Continue reading

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer

I’m have just started to work through A Year with Dietrich Bonhoeffer. While I have had the book for a number of years and found it to be a tremendous source of encouragement during my time of homelessness in early 2009; I … Continue reading

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