Obedience is Only Learned One Way – Bonhoeffer

Sunday Afternoon Musings “You can only learn what obedience is by obeying. It’s no use asking questions; for it is only through obedience that you come to learn the truth.”   —Bonhoeffer, The Cost of Discipleship, 86. Bonhoeffer wrote these words in 1936 during the run up to the Second World War. Just as profound … More Obedience is Only Learned One Way – Bonhoeffer

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The Verse Every Christian Should be Haunted By

Monday is for Discussion “Why do you call Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ and do not do what I say?” —Jesus (Luke 6:46, NASB) This week I have developed a new respect for Wayne Watson’s music and theology. He captures the struggle and the reliance on grace well. Every Waking Moment The first thought every morning I … More The Verse Every Christian Should be Haunted By

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The Practical Atheism of Disobedience

Another gem from the offerings of Kairos Journal This comes from a previous generation (many previous generations ago) and requires a slow reading. Think on Charnock’s words. He is wise and he writes to make us wise and holy–two things that God desires and we need. Practical Atheism—Stephen Charnock (1628 – 1680) Educated at Emmanuel … More The Practical Atheism of Disobedience

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