Jesus creed

What is the focus of spiritual life?

Discipleship and disciplines: during the past 50 years these two words have expressed for many of us the quintessence of following Christ. We have come especially to associate “discipleship” with Dietrich Bonhoeffer, whose prophetic voice showed us what it was like to be a Christian under Hitler’s regime. “When Christ calls a man, he bids him come and die,” we read in Reginald Fuller’s translation—words that challenge us to take up the cross daily, even at the cost of persecution and death.

 

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