Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Faith in Community - Chapter 1, Community Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1, Community Summary and Analysis

Bonhoeffer draws upon examples and passages from the Bible to establish how the community should live together. Scripture offers guidelines and rules for Christians to use when following the example of Jesus Christ. Christ comes to bring peace on earth. While on earth Jesus Christ lives among the enemies of God. His disciples leave Him alone and abandoned when He dies on the cross. He is crucified on the cross while surrounded by evildoers and mockers. Similarly, Bonhoeffer professes that the duty of a Christian is to follow Christ's example. A Christian is required to bring peace while living among the enemies of God. Christians must spread throughout the world to live among unbelievers. The Bible claims that the followers of Christ are the seeds of the Kingdom of God all over the entire world. Followers of Christ are...

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