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Dietrich Bonhoeffer Quotes: Being a Christan is less about cautiously avoiding sin than about courageously and actively doing God's will.
         

Being a Christan is less about cautiously avoiding sin than about courageously and actively doing God's will.


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We must be ready to allow ourselves to be interrupted by God.



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Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.



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The exclusion of the weak and insignificant, the seemingly useless people, from a Christian community may actually mean the exclusion of Christ; in the poor brother Christ is knocking at the door.



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