“For me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.”
Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Some have heard of the name, but many haven’t. Who was he and what did he do?
For the last month or so, I’ve been reading an outstanding biography on Bonhoeffer by Eric Metaxas. This book has been such an inspiration to me to seek the Lord above all else and to stand against evil when it lurks. Dietrich was a German theologian born in 1906 to a prestigious family. He pastored several churches, started and operated two seminaries before they were shut down by the Nazis, wrote countless theological essays and pamphlets (along with a few books), and used his influence and connections with others to impact and guide believers in Germany to stick to the Bible. Bonhoeffer was eventually hanged by the Nazis for his role in a plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler…
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