“Nachfolge” im Lockdown (Tag 52)

Recently, our government announced a new "traffic light" system to come into place instead of our current Alert Level system. So we will never go into Level 2 again! However, Bonhoeffer's thoughts are very helpful so I'll keep translating until the end of this chapter. Previously: Vorvort (Foreword): 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 [...]

“Nachfolge” im Lockdown (Tag 51)

If you thought Bonhoeffer was teaching works righteousness yesterday, well here he continues and clarifies! Previously: Vorvort (Foreword): 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9Inhaltverzeichnis (Table of contents) 101. Die Teure Gnade (1. Costly Grace) 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 [...]

“Nachfolge” im Lockdown (Tag 50)

Have you ever wondered whether the first step of someone coming to faith is external or internal? Ordo salutis notwithstanding, here are some reflections from Bonhoeffer about the importance of an external action (e.g. picking up a Bible, going to church) in someone's faith journey. Previously: Vorvort (Foreword): 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 [...]

“Nachfolge” im Lockdown (Tag 49)

Bonhoeffer continues to distinguish faith that leads to obedience, and the "first" obedience that enables faith. Previously: Vorvort (Foreword): 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9Inhaltverzeichnis (Table of contents) 101. Die Teure Gnade (1. Costly Grace) 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 [...]

“Nachfolge” im Lockdown (Tag 48)

Today's section is really helpful. Bonhoeffer explores what the relationship between faith and obedience is. Previously: Vorvort (Foreword): 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9Inhaltverzeichnis (Table of contents) 101. Die Teure Gnade (1. Costly Grace) 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 [...]

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