Tag: Bonhoeffer

Prayer: Perceive, and then Give Answer

Praying means “being so still that we perceive God’s word to us” (p. 52). But then, it also means answering this word, “whether in words or in deeds”. Praying means coming close to God and wanting to remain close, because He has come close… Continue Reading “Prayer: Perceive, and then Give Answer”

His Rest is not a “Break”

Okay y’all, blame this one on Bonhoeffer. He says that the biblical reference to rest means more than “taking a break. It means resting after completion” (p. 26).  Wait. Let’s read that again.  Rest = rest after completion, not a break between activity On… Continue Reading “His Rest is not a “Break””

The First Word (devotional)

Good day to all. This Bonhoeffer devotional did it again! Here’s the main thought, my paraphrase: The work of the Creator’s first word was the distinction between light and darkness. In this distinction, light gave form to our dark, formless existence — light showed us… Continue Reading “The First Word (devotional)”

God Doesn’t Trick Us

Okay y’all, this Bonhoeffer devotional is something else!!! Today’s entry addresses the testing of Jesus from the perspective of intercessory love. Isn’t that a great phrase? The devil challenged Jesus to use is power…”If you are the Son of God”.  Intercession comes in with the… Continue Reading “God Doesn’t Trick Us”

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