"Judging others makes us blind, whereas love is illuminating. By judging others we blind ourselves to our own evil and to the grace which others are just as entitled to as we are." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer quote
A quote from Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German Lutheran pastor who opposed Nazism and was executed during his imprisonment at a Nazi concentration camp 23 days before German surrender. I feel this quote wraps up the ideology of early Protestants.
"God does not give us everything we want, but He does fulfill His promises, leading us along the best and straightest paths to Himself." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
In ordinary life we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer #gratitude #richlife #blessed
Dietrich Bonhoeffer Quotes - Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Pastor. Martyr. Prophet. Spy. – “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.”
"People who love their dream of community will destroy community, but the people who love those around them will create community." ~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer #quote
"Christianity should give much more offense, more shock to the world, than it is doing." Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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We are not to simply bandage the wounds of victims beneath the wheels of injustice, we are to drive a spoke into the wheel itself.-Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Here are eight wise quotes from pastor, theologian, anti-Nazi dissident and founding member of the Confessing Church, Dietrich Bonhoeffer who was and continues to be one of the most influential theologians of the 20th century.
"There is meaning in every journey that is unknown to the traveler." Dietrich Bonhoeffer