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|We think we understand when we hear that obedience is possible only where |
there is faith. ... unity of the two, we must place the one proposition that only he
who believes is obedient alongside the other, that only he who is obedient
William Carl Placher - 2005 - 452 pages
|The idea of a situation in which faith is possible is only a way of stating the facts |
of a case in which the following two propositions hold good and are equally true:
only he who believes is obedient, and only he who is obedient believes. It is quite
|Six lessons on basic doctrines and Christian living based on the life of Bonhoeffer, and on a variety of passages from Scripture.|
|to which Jesus answers “This is the work of God, that you believe in Him whom |
He has sent” (John 6.28-29). Dietrich Bonhoeffer in his book “The Call of
Discipleship” (29) writes “only he who believes is obedient, and only he who is
|Bonhoeffer affirms two propositions: "only he who believes is obedient; only he |
who is obedient believes. ... In fact, obedience is not only the consequence of
faith; it is the presupposition of faith.7 Bonhoeffer says that in response to God's
call a ...
|117 He is the living Christ, the Mediator, the God-man. We are to be bound to him |
alone, and must be freed from all earthly ties. The call is to faith and obedience,
for "only he who believes is obedient, and only he who is obedient believes.
|Having just spoken of how difficult it is for the rich to enter "the kingdom of heaven|
" — this is the camel and the eye of the ... Faith does not cancel out obedience,
and obedience cannot take the place of faith. "Only he who believes is obedient ...
|As Colson traveled across America and Europe on book tours he was seen as an |
absentee from the hard grind of ... “Brothers, I think there is only one answer." he
... words: “Only he who believes is obedient: only he who is obedient believes.
|Karl Barth expressed hesitancy when he first heard what Bonhoeffer was |
planning to do, but two decades later, when he ... Hence Bonhoeffer's insistence
that 'only he who believes is obedient, and only he who is obedient believes' (
|"Only he who believes is obedient," says Dietrich Bonhoeffer, "and only he who is |
obedient believes."3 When the interior and exterior of our lives meet in a
seamless whole, "the God of peace will be with you" (Philippians 4:9). Joining the
two is ...