12 Jesus spoke to the people again, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me won’t walk in darkness but will have the light of life.” 13 Then the Pharisees said to him, “Because you are testifying about yourself, your testimony isn’t valid.” 14 Jesus replied, “Even if I testify about myself, my testimony is true, sinceContinue reading “Valid”

“Jesus himself did not try to convert the two thieves on the cross; he waited until one of them turn ed to him.” ― Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Letters and Papers from Prison

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer Quote

Often we combat our evil thoughts most effectively if we absolutely refuse to allow them to be expressed in words. It is certain that the spirit of self-justification can be overcome only by the Spirit of grace; nevertheless, isolated thoughts of judgment can be curbed and smothered by never allowing them the right to beContinue reading “Dietrich Bonhoeffer Quote”

August 2011 Front Page

“The first service that one owes to others in the fellowship consists of listening to them. Just as love of God begins with listening to his word, so the beginning of love for our brothers and sisters is learning to listen to them”-Dietrich Bonhoeffer-Life together How many of us listen to each other?  Really listen. Continue reading “August 2011 Front Page”