1928 Where a people prays, there is the church; and where the church is; there is never loneliness.
Note: -Bonhoeffer
And yet to preach such a burning message, and to know that it was God’s Word for the faithful, who rejected it, was painful. But this was the pain of the prophetic office, and to be chosen by God as his prophet always meant, in part, that the prophet would share in God’s sufferings.
Note: To what extent did the author mean the prophetic office?
call it a conversion, which it can hardly have been.
Note: Why not?
My calling is quite clear to me. What God will make of it I do not know . . . I must follow the path.
Note: I love this... Follow the path wherever it leads