Bonhoeffer’s Analysis of American Religion?

The Church is Drowning in Cheap Grace Bonhoeffer was actually aiming at the German Church leading into the rise of World War II but he might have been writing about America. I am starting on my third copy of Bonhoeffer’s, The Cost of Discipleship, having worn out two copies already. It is embarrassing to see how much … More Bonhoeffer’s Analysis of American Religion?

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Bonhoeffer’s Cheap Grace: The Battle Still Needs to be Fought

Wednesday is for Prayer “Cheap grace is the deadly enemy of our Church. We are fighting today for costly grace. Cheap grace means grace sold on the market like cheapjacks’ wares. The sacraments, the forgiveness of sins, and the consolations of religion are thrown away at cut prices.  . . . The essence of grace, … More Bonhoeffer’s Cheap Grace: The Battle Still Needs to be Fought

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Bonhoeffer Wrecks Me on Nearly Every Page

Weekend Musings Bonhoeffer is endlessly challenging. This is my fourth reading of his book, The Cost of Discipleship and again my spirit reels from his analysis and perspective on what he calls “cheap grace.”  “Cheap grace means grace as a doctrine, a principle, a system. It means forgiveness of sins proclaimed as a general truth, the … More Bonhoeffer Wrecks Me on Nearly Every Page

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