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7 Inspiring Quotes from Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The German pastor’s words provide comfort and hope for people of faith. 

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Bonhoeffer’s theology was heavily influenced by Adolf Hitler’s rise to power. His writings and teachings about discipleship, faith and anti-Nazi activism will speak to believers for generations. 

7 Inspiring Quotes from Dietrich Bonhoeffer German Pastor "We must be ready to allow ourselves to be interrupted by God." Inspiration Inspirational Stories of Faith

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We must be ready to allow ourselves to be interrupted by God.

—Dietrich Bonhoeffer


7 Inspiring Quotes from Dietrich Bonhoeffer German Pastor "One act of obedience is worth a hundred sermons." Inspiration Inspirational Stories of Faith

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One act of obedience is worth a hundred sermons.

—Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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7 Inspiring Quotes from Dietrich Bonhoeffer German Pastor "It is grace, nothing but grace, that we are allowed to live in community with Christian brethren." Inspiration Inspirational Stories of Faith

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It is grace, nothing but grace, that we are allowed to live in community with Christian brethren.

—Dietrich Bonhoeffer


7 Inspiring Quotes from Dietrich Bonhoeffer German Pastor "Seek God, not happiness—this is the fundamental rule of all meditation. If you seek God alone, you will gain happiness: that is its promise.." Inspiration Inspirational Stories of FaithSeek God, not happiness—this is the fundamental rule of all meditation. If you seek God alone, you will gain happiness: that is its promise." Inspiration Inspirational Stories of Faith

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Seek God, not happiness—this is the fundamental rule of all meditation. If you seek God alone, you will gain happiness: that is its promise.

—Dietrich Bonhoeffer


7 Inspiring Quotes from Dietrich Bonhoeffer German Pastor When you read the Bible, you must think that here and now, God is speaking with me." Inspiration Inspirational Stories of Faith

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When you read the Bible, you must think that here and now, God is speaking with me.

—Dietrich Bonhoeffer


"I can no longer condemn or hate a brother for whom I pray, no matter how much trouble he causes me." Inspiration Inspirational Stories of Faith

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I can no longer condemn or hate a brother for whom I pray, no matter how much trouble he causes me.

—Dietrich Bonhoeffer


7 Inspiring Quotes from Dietrich Bonhoeffer German Pastor "We must learn to regard people less in the light of what they do or omit to do, and more in the light of what they suffer.

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We must learn to regard people less in the light of what they do or omit to do, and more in the light of what they suffer.

—Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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