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Courageously Doing God's Will

Being a Christian is less about cautiously avoiding sin than about courageously doing God’s will.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945)

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Wise Words from Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Wise words from Dietrich Bonhoeffer:

“Nothing can be more cruel than the leniency which abandons others to their sin. Nothing can be more compassionate than the severe reprimand which calls another Christian in one’s community back from the path of sin.”


THE LOVE OF GOD by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“The wars of Israel were the only ‘holy wars’ in history… there can be no more wars of faith. The only way to overcome our enemy is by loving him.” 173 more words


If Dietrich Bonhoeffer Were Your 'Doktorvater,' or, Seven Qualifications for Ministerial Students

In doctoral studies doktorvater is a term for the direct supervisor who oversees your research and writing. It is not surprising that aspiring seminarians seek out a program based on the possibility of working under such a supervisor. 777 more words


life together: start your day right

For Christians the beginning of the day should not be burdened and oppressed with besetting concerns for the day’s work. At the threshold of the new day stands the LORD who made it.

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Bonhoffer on Humanized Religion

Dietrich Bonhoeffer, on preaching based on human wisdom: “…a self-indulgent, self-satisfied religious celebration. This sort of idolatrous religion stirs up the flesh which is accustomed to being kept in check by the Word of God.”