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Shepherd's Notes: The Cost of Discipleship

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Understand the Bible like never before, book by book. Each Shepherds Notes volume highlights and explains the authorship, circumstances of writing, and main points of the Bible book being explored in a concise and easy-to-understand format. These unique and helpful books can be used for Bible studies, teaching, personal devotions, Christian and home schools, or sermon ...more
Paperback, 100 pages
Published October 1st 2017 by Holman Reference (first published November 30th 1948)
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Michael
Jun 17, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Excellent book; Bonhoeffer is an intellectual theologian. Highly recommend it.
Khoward50
Read this for a Bible Study Group. Kind of deep for me and he seems to repeat himself, just in different ways.
Tim
May 06, 2012 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I had high expectations of this book and have wanted to read it for some time as it has always been high on the "must read" list of Christian books. However I found it to be way over towards the law/works end of the "Grace vs Law" continuum which was a big disappointment for me and my antinomian tendencies.
Chris
May 17, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
A useful guide for getting the most out of Dietrich Bonhoeffer's famous 'The Cost of Discipleship' although it is possible to fully appreciate the book without the guide I did find it useful for summing up the last three chapters which I found to be a bit of a slog.
Toby Hill
Oct 14, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It is so rich with "instant spiritual application" that I feel distant from the standard of a disciples lifestyle! I will be digesting this for the rest of my life!
Rusty
read bound copy in 1978
Peter Van beek
I liked the first few chapters, but he went off track in the second part of the book.
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“Being saved by discipleship is not a human possibility, but for God all things are possible.” 0 likes
“Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.” No rights they might claim protect this community of strangers in the world. Nor do they claim any such rights, for they are the meek, who renounce all rights of their own for the sake of Jesus Christ. When they are berated, they are quiet. When violence is done to them, they endure it. When they are cast out, they yield. [21] They do not sue for their rights; they do not make a scene when injustice is done them. They do not want rights of their own. They want to leave all justice to God; non cupidi vindictae [not desirous of vengeance] [22] is the interpretation of the early church. What is right for their Lord should be right for them. Only that.” 0 likes
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