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Dietrich Bonhoeffer on Faith & Obedience

“…only he who believes is obedient, and only he who is obedient believes.”

— Dietrich Bonhoeffer, The Cost of DiscipleshipPart I: “Grace and Discipleship”, Chapter 2: “The Call to Discipleship”

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Roger Williams on Wealth & Christianity

“The neerer Christs followers have approached to worldly wealth, ease, liberty, honour, pleasure, etc. … the further and further have they departed from God, from his Truth, from the Simplicitie, Power, and Puritie of Christ Jesus and true Christianitie.”

— Roger Williams, as quoted in Roger Williams: The Church and the State by Edmund S. Morgan

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Martin Luther on the Christian Faith

“Many people have considered Christian faith an easy thing, and not a few have given it a place among the virtues. They do this because they have not experienced it and have never tasted the great strength there is in faith.”

— Martin Luther, The Freedom of a Christian, 1520

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July 8, 2007 · 7:12 pm