This entire book has been an excellent study on the Christian living in community with the Church, the body of Christ, fellow saints and believers in Jesus. This final chapter focuses in on confession to brothers in Christ, or in other words, confessing to a community.

This is not something…

Christian community is essential in the Church. The Church cannot thrive without community. Bonhoeffer refers to an instance in the gospels where the community of the Twelve disciples was threatened. It was when they began to discuss with each other who among them was the greatest.

The pride packed into…

What happens when the Christian is alone? What is he to do when he finds himself without the community and fellowship of the saints? Should his behaviors, actions, and thoughts be different than when he is in community?

Bonhoeffer titles chapter three “The Day Alone” and writes about the personal…

Life Together is taking quick turns and bobs and weaves through topics of Christianity. Bonhoeffer begins this chapter, “The Day With Others,” by describing the Old Testament understanding of day versus the New Testament understanding, and it is very interesting.

He describes that the Old Testament day begins at evening…

After over 8 weeks digging into Machen’s book on Liberalism and Christianity, the course for Christianity and Culture has shifted to Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s book, Life Together.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a German pastor and theologian who was anti-Nazi. He spoke outwardly against Nazi Germany and went so far as to plot…

The brotherhood of man and the brotherhood of the Church are two very different unities. Machen outlines the unity of the Church and the unity of mankind in general and the differences that they have.

“…true Christians must everywhere be united in the brotherhood of the Christian Church. Very different…

Liberalism and Christianity differ on many points regarding the presuppositions of the Christian message (the gospel), the view of God, the view of man, the authority of Scripture and the divine inspiration of the books in the canon, and now in chapter 5 of Machen’s book he looks at how…

Miles Brouillette

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