Dietrich Bonhoeffer Blog Posts

Keep Your Mouth Shut

Today in my reading of the Bible I was forced to do a reality check, when I read: “If you keep your mouth shut, you will stay out of trouble” (Proverbs 21:23). Sometimes, it is the simple things that make the biggest impact! But the more I though...
by Padre's Ponderings on Mar 20, 2016

why i believe again

by AN Wilson   By nature a doubting Thomas, I should have distrusted the symptoms when I underwent a “conversion experience” 20 years ago. Something was happening which was out of character – the inner glow of complete certaint...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Apr 16, 2014

“cs lewis and catholic converts”

by Joseph Pierce   Left: CS Lewis. Top Left, Clockwise: Leonard Cheshire, Bobby Jindal, Ronda Chervin, Fr. Dwight Longenecker, Michael Coren, Thomas Howard, Peter Kreeft   On November 22, 1963, at 2:30 pm central time, John F. Kennedy was...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Nov 19, 2013

THOT 4 2 Day — 09.07.13

Read your Bible in 1 year: 09.07 2 Samuel 1 1 Corinthians 12 Ezekiel 10 John 11 “Cheap grace is the grace we bestow on ourselves. Cheap grace is the preaching of forgiveness without requiring repentance, baptism without church discipline, Communion...
by Laboring In The Lord on Sep 7, 2013

Sunday Quotes 09.01.13

Read your Bible in 1 year: 09.01 1 Samuel 25 1 Corinthians 6 Ezekiel 4 John 5 “No man should desire to be happy who is not at the same time holy. He should spend his efforts in seeking to know and do the will of God, leaving to Christ the matte...
by Laboring In The Lord on Sep 1, 2013

THOT 4 2 Day — 05.30.13

Read your Bible in 1 year: 05.30 Deuteronomy 3 Psalms 85 Isaiah 31 Revelation 1 “Cheap grace is the grace we bestow on ourselves. Cheap grace is the preaching of forgiveness without requiring repentance, baptism without church discipline, Communion...
by Laboring In The Lord on May 30, 2013

THOT 4 2 Day — 05.29.13

Read your Bible in 1 year: 05.29 Deuteronomy 2 Psalms 83-84 Isaiah 30 Jude 1 “If Christ has been given us, if we are called to his discipleship we are given all things, literally _all_ things. He will see to it that they are added unto us. If we fo...
by Laboring In The Lord on May 29, 2013

THOT 4 2 Day — 05.25.13

Read your Bible in 1 year: 05.25 Numbers 34 Psalms 78:40-72 Isaiah 26 1 John 4 “Being a Christian is less about cautiously avoiding sin than about courageously and actively doing God’s will.” — Dietrich Bonhoeffer <:))))><<...
by Laboring In The Lord on May 25, 2013

THOT 4 2 Day — 05.14.13

Read your Bible in 1 year: 05.14 Numbers 23 Psalms 64-65 Isaiah 13 1 Peter 1 “They (Christians) wander on earth and live in heaven, and although they are weak, they protect the world; they taste peace in the midst of turmoil; they are poor, and...
by Laboring In The Lord on May 14, 2013

THOT 4 2 Day — 05.13.13

Read your Bible in 1 year: 05.13 Numbers 22 Psalms 62-63 Isaiah 11-12 James 5 “Until now the world had always granted them (Christians) a lodging-place by allowing them to work for their own food and clothing. But a world that has become one hu...
by Laboring In The Lord on May 13, 2013

THOT 4 2 Day — 05.07.13

Read your Bible in 1 year: 05.07 Numbers 15 Psalms 51 Isaiah 5 Hebrews 12 “The member of the Body of Christ has been delivered from the world and called out of it. He must give the world a visible proof of his calling, not only sharing in the C...
by Laboring In The Lord on May 7, 2013

THOT 4 2 Day — 05.02.13

Read your Bible in 1 year: 05.02 Numbers 9 Psalms 45 Song Of Solomon 7 Hebrews 7 “The daily growth  of the Church (in Acts 2) is a proof of the power of the Lord who dwells is it. The first disciples learnt the truth of the saying that where t...
by Laboring In The Lord on May 2, 2013

A quote on creating community…

I recently finished reading the book The Irresistible Revolution by Shaine Claiborne, and wanted to share this brief excerpt that relates to my last post on “doing” vs “being” community. You’ll note that it shares a simi...
by Enough Light on Apr 29, 2013

THOT 4 2 Day — 04.06.13

Read your Bible in 1 year: 04.06 Leviticus 9 Psalms 10 Proverbs 24 1 Thessalonians 3 “The object of Jesus’ command (to follow him) is always the same–to evoke whole-hearted faith, to make us love God and our neighbour with all our heart and...
by Laboring In The Lord on Apr 6, 2013

THOT 4 2 Day — 04.03.13

Read your Bible in 1 year: 04.03 Leviticus 6 Psalms 5-6 Proverbs 21 Colossians 4 “To know Christ means to know him by his word as the Lord and Saviour of my life. But that knowledge includes a recognition of his plain word directed to me.”...
by Laboring In The Lord on Apr 3, 2013

THOT 4 2 Day — 04.01.13

Read your Bible in 1 year: 04.01 Leviticus 4 Psalms 1-2 Proverbs 19 Colossians 2 “Christianity without the living Christ is inevitably Christianity without discipleship, and Christianity without discipleship is always Christianity without Chris...
by Laboring In The Lord on Apr 1, 2013

I Cry To You Oh God

O God, early in the morning I cry to you. Help me to pray and gather my thoughts to you, I cannot do it alone. In me it is dark, but with you there is light; I am lonely, but you do not desert me; My courage fails me, but with you there is help; [...
by Laboring In The Lord on Apr 1, 2013

THOT 4 2 Day — 03.29.13

Read your Bible in 1 year: 03.29 Exodus 40 John 19 Proverbs 16 Philippians 3 “If Christ is the living Lord of my life, my encounter with him discloses his word for me, and indeed I have no other means of knowing him, but through his plain word...
by Laboring In The Lord on Mar 29, 2013

THOT 4 2 Day — 03.28.13

Read your Bible in 1 year: 03.28 Exodus 39 John 18 Proverbs 1 Philippians 2 “Only Christ himself can call us to follow him. But discipleship never consists in this or that specific action: it is always a decision, either for or against Jesus Ch...
by Laboring In The Lord on Mar 28, 2013

THOT 4 2 Day — 03.18.13

Read your Bible in 1 year: 03.18 Exodus 29 John 8 Proverbs 5 Galatians 4 “Do not try to make the Bible relevant. Its relevance is axiomatic. Do not defend God’s word, but testify to it. Trust to the Word. It is a ship loaded to the very limits of...
by Laboring In The Lord on Mar 18, 2013
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