Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The Bible, the gospel, Christ, the church, the faith – all are one great battle cry against fear in the lives of human beings – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Our life is hidden with Christ in God. We ourselves are already at home in the midst of our homelessness – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

From God to reality, not from reality to God, goes the path of theology – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The world dreams of progress, power & future, but the disciples meditate on the end, last judgement & the coming of the kingdom – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

It is not for the disciples to decide whether they will be the salt of the earth, for they are so whether they like it or not – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

To flee into invisibility is to deny the call – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The church of Jesus Christ that is actualized by the Holy Spirit is really the church here and now – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

We are to find God in what we know, not in what we don’t know – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Time is the most precious gift in our possession, for it is the most irrevocable – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Time lost is time when we have not lived a full human life, time unenriched by experience, endeavor, enjoyment, and suffering – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Costly grace is the gospel which must be sought again and again, the gift which must be asked for – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Mere waiting and looking on is not Christian behavior. Christians are called to compassion and to action – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Grace is costly because it calls us to follow, it costs a man his life, and it condemns sin – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Suffering willingly endured is stronger than evil, it spells death to evil – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

How wrong it is to use God as a stop-gap for the incompleteness of our knowledge – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

A Christianity that no longer took discipleship seriously remade the gospel into only the solace of cheap grace – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Cheap grace means justification of sin without the justification of the sinner – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

We must be ready to allow ourselves to be interrupted by God – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Absolute seriousness is never without a dash of humor – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Cheap grace is the deadly enemy of our church. We are fighting today for costly grace – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Only he who believes is obedient, and only he who is obedient believes – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Christianity without discipleship is always Christianity without Christ – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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