Dietrich Bonhoeffer Quotes

A witness to Bonhoeffer’s execution: in the almost 50 years that I worked as a doctor, I have hardly ever seen a man die so entirely submissive to the will of God.”

Bonhoeffer’s The Cost of Discipleship, location 309

“Cheap grace is ‘grace without price; grace without cost!’”

Bonhoeffer’s The Cost of Discipleship, location 337.

“Luther said that grace alone can save; but those words were always spoken in correlation with the obligation of discipleship, of obedience to Jesus.”

Bonhoeffer’s The Cost of Discipleship, location 387.

“Grace was intended to open the way to Christ, but cheap grace only closed it.”

Bonhoeffer’s The Cost of Discipleship, location 400.

[Cheap grace is] preaching forgiveness without requiring repentance.”

Bonhoeffer’s The Cost of Discipleship, location 413.

“You can never give personal obedience to abstract ideas.”

Bonhoeffer’s The Cost of Discipleship, location 457.

“Cheap grace has served as an inoculation, or more accurately, a vaccination. We have gotten just enough of Jesus to prevent us from catching the real thing.”

Bonhoeffer’s The Cost of Discipleship, location 429.

“Only he who believes is obedient,… Only he who is obedient believes.”

Bonhoeffer’s The Cost of Discipleship, location 497.

“[Jesus] knows that only in the concrete obedience do we become free to believe.”

I Want to Live These Days with You at 258.

“That faith without works is not faith at all, but a simple lack of obedience to God.”

Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr , Profit, Spy at 549.

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