Sherri Gragg

Juggler of words and children…collector of pottery shards

Bonhoeffer Quote

“The test of whether we have truly found the peace of God will be in how we face the sufferings which befall us. There are many Christians who bend their knees before the cross of Jesus Christ well enough, but who do nothing but resist and struggle against every affliction in 070their own lives.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer, The Secret of Suffering, March 1938

“Father,
Grant me the grace to struggle less against the pain of affliction, choosing instead to accept the greater gift of the peace of your Presence, and the comfort of Spirit. Amen”

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One comment on “Bonhoeffer Quote

  1. Michael Snow
    January 31, 2013

    Another Bonhoeffer Quote:
    – “To believe the promise of Jesus that his followers shall possess the earth, and at the same time to face our enemies unarmed and defenceless, preferring to incur injustice rather than to do wrong ourselves, is indeed a narrow way.”
    http://christianpacifismblog.wordpress.com/2012/11/15/pacifist-quotes-2/

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