Dietrich Bonhoeffer quote.  The book, Bonhoeffer, is one of the best not fiction books I have ever read. He was an amazing man with divine perception

Dietrich Bonhoeffer quote The book, Bonhoeffer, is one of the best not fiction book I have ever read. He was an amazing man with divine perception

In ordinary life we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer #gratitude #richlife #blessed

In ordinary life we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.

"Being a Christian is less about cautiously avoiding sin than about courageously and actively doing God's will." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

'Being a Christian is less about cautiously avoiding sin than about courageously and actively doing God's will." Dietrich Bonhoeffer quote Previous pinner says, "Trying to get this idea into my bones.

"People who love their dream of community will destroy community, but the people who love those around them will create community." ~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer #quote

"People who love their dream of community will destroy community, but the people who love those around them will create community.

MORNING PRAYER   O God, early in the morning I cry to you. Help me to pray And to concentrate my thoughts on you: I cannot do this alone. In me there is darkness, but with you there is light...    ~a morning prayer by Deitrich Bonheoffer

Bonhoeffer’s prayer

Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a German Lutheran pastor, theologian and anti-Nazi. He was involved with plans to assassinate Hitler. He was hanged by the Gestapo 23 days before the Nazis' surrender.

We must learn to regard people less in the light of what they do or omit to do, and more in the light of what they suffer.  --Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Perhaps if others had suffered they would've been kinder in their judgements and more merciful in their behaviour. Perhaps they would've made more of an effort to encourage and strengthen and less effort to magnify flaws and mistakes.

"Judging others makes us blind, whereas love is illuminating. By judging others we blind ourselves to our own evil and to the grace which others are just as entitled to as we are." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer quote

"Judging others makes us blind, whereas love is illuminating. By judging others we blind ourselves to our own evil and to the grace which others are just as entitled to as we are.

"God does not give us everything we want, but He does fulfill His promises…

"God does not give us everything we want, but He does fulfill His promises, leading us along the best and straightest paths to Himself.

A quote from Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German Lutheran pastor who opposed Nazism and was executed during his imprisonment at a Nazi concentration camp 23 days before German surrender. I feel this quote wraps up the ideology of early Protestants.

For those of you who choose to stay "neutral" to domestic violence by remaining silent. You're enabling the abuser to continue, if not helping. I watched those I turned to enable it to continue and help me to blame myself.

"When Christ calls a man, he bids him come and die" Dietrich Bonhoeffer

I share a birthday with Dietrich Bonhoeffer German Lutheran pastor, theologian, and anti-fascist. He was a participant in the German resistance movement against Nazism!

Here are eight wise quotes from pastor, theologian, anti-Nazi dissident and founding member of the Confessing Church, Dietrich Bonhoeffer who was and continues to be one of the most influential theologians of the 20th century.

Here are eight wise quotes from pastor, theologian, anti-Nazi dissident and founding member of the Confessing Church, Dietrich Bonhoeffer who was and continues to be one of the most influential theologians of the century.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer Quote: “The devil doesn’t fill us with hatred for God, but with forgetfulness of God.”

Dietrich Bonhoeffer Quote: “The devil doesn’t fill us with hatred for God, but with forgetfulness of God.

"If you board the wrong train, it is no use running along the corridor in the other direction." Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"If you board the wrong train, it is no use running along the corridor in the other direction." Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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