Cheap Grace

Cheap grace is the preaching of forgiveness without requiring repentance,

baptism without church discipline,

Communion without confession,

absolution without personal confession.

Cheap grace is grace without discipleship,

grace without the cross,

grace without Jesus Christ, living and incarnate.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer 1906- 09 April 1945

Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a German Lutheran pastor, theologian, anti-Nazi dissident, and key founding member of the Confessing Church. His writings on Christianity’s role in the secular world have become widely influential, and his book The Cost of Discipleship is described as a modern classic. Apart from his theological writings, Bonhoeffer was known for his staunch resistance to the Nazi dictatorship

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