Life Together (Bonhoeffer’s Meditations on Community)

Excerpts Quotes and Comments Commenting on the early disciples arguing over which one of them was greatest in the Kingdom of God. “We know who it is that sows this thought in the Christian community. But perhaps we do not bear in mind enough that no Christian community ever comes together without this thought immediately … More Life Together (Bonhoeffer’s Meditations on Community)

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Bonhoeffer on Beginning and Ending the Day

Wonderful discussion tonight led by our worship pastor over Bonhoeffer’s Life Together. I was reminded again of this particular quote/suggestion. Our teacher for the evening asked a good question? “How can we give God the first and last word of the day?” The question got me thinking as I drove home from the discussion. So, … More Bonhoeffer on Beginning and Ending the Day

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The Nation’s Need

2 Thessalonians 3:13 As for you, brothers, do not grow weary in doing good. Hebrews 12:3 Consider him who endured from sinners such hostility against himself, so that you may not grow weary or fainthearted. Let’s follow Cotton Mathers example, no matter how long it takes. Let’s give ourselves to prayer for the revival of the nation. He can do … More The Nation’s Need

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The Six “I am” Statements of Psalm 119

There are endless fascinations to be found in Psalm 119. It is an acrostic psalm. It is the longest psalm. Nearly every verse mentions the word of God. Study the word “affliction” some time. After that you might try looking at the word “meditate” (see also “desire”, “delight” and other words associated with cherishing the … More The Six “I am” Statements of Psalm 119

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