Best Quotes by Dietrich Bonhoeffer (Top 10)

  1. 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.
  2. We must learn to regard people less in light of what they do or omit to do, and more in the light of what they suffer.
  3. Cheap grace is the grace we bestow on ourselves. Cheap grace is the preaching of forgiveness without requiring repentance, baptism without church discipline, Communion without confession.... Cheap grace is grace without discipleship, grace without the cross, grace without Jesus Christ, living and incarnate.
  4. We are not to simply bandage the wounds of victims beneath the wheels of injustice, we are to drive a spoke into the wheel itself.
  5. We must be ready to allow ourselves to be interrupted by God.
  6. Your life as a Christian should make non believers question their disbelief in God.
  7. The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world that it leaves to its children.
  8. If you board the wrong train, it is no use running along the corridor in the other direction.
  9. Destruction of the embryo in the mother's womb is a violation of the right to live which God has bestowed upon this nascent life. To raise the question whether we are here concerned already with a human being or not is merely to confuse the issue. The simple fact is that God certainly intended to create a human being and that this nascent human being has been deliberately deprived of his life. And that is nothing but murder.
  10. Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.

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