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Discipline can be your substitute for “Christianity” or

“Christianity” can be your excuse for a lack of discipline.

– eab, 1/31/15

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We must make it clear—fearful as it is—that the time is very near when we shall have to decide between national socialism and Christianity… – 94  [1]

 

Christ’s work in us is not finished until He has perfected His own form in us.  – 116

 

Even those who honestly describe themselves as “religious” do not in the least act up to it, and so they presumably mean something quite different by “religious.”  – 169    

 

The real man is at liberty to be his creator’s creature…God loves the real man.  God became a real man.  – 179

 

Dietrich Bonhoeffer was born this date, 2/4/1906 at Breslau, Poland.  In the 1930s Hitler took over churches in Germany, trying to make them his propaganda tools.  Bonhoeffer, a Lutheran, was among those who protested this power.  He was arrested in April 1943 and hung in 1944, after being accused of a plot (note “accused”) to kill Hitler.  Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Cost of Discipleship is well worth reading. 


[1] Page references from Michael Van Dyke, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Opponent of the Nazi Regime (Uhrichsville, OH: Barbour Pub., 2001)

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Worldliness is more than a “lifestyle

 

 

– it’s a FATAL attraction to the world.

 

 

Christianity is more than a style

 

 

– it is Life in Christ. 

 – eab, 6/21/11 

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Paganism borders on,

 

            and borrows from,

 

                        the broth of Christianity.

– eab, 4/04

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Mahatma Ghandi is thought to have asserted on this date 9/8/1920,

(in an article in the journal Young India)

 

“It is my firm opinion that Europe (and the United States) does not represent the spirit of God or Christianity but the spirit of Satan.  And Satan’s successes are the greatest when he appears with the name of God on his lips.”

 

Gandhi (different spellings) is also said to have said 

“I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians.

Your Christians are so unlike your Christ.”

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Beyond

Christianity goes beyond humanity!       

                                                                                                 – eab, 7/12/08

 

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