Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Faith in Community Themes

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Jesus Christ as Central Focus

The all-encompassing theme of Bonhoeffer's work is that Jesus Christ is the central focus and purpose of life on earth. This is a difficult message to believe and accept. It is even more challenging to live by this belief in daily life. Bonhoeffer commits himself to this belief by claiming the call of Christ is to come and die. Accepting this belief demands an absolute denial of human ego and pride. Morality is wholly foreign and unachievable to mankind without Jesus Christ. Christians seek salvation, deliverance and justification in Christ. His death and resurrection is the only vital thing for the salvation of mankind.

The Son of God becomes man and takes on human nature as Jesus Christ. Because the Son of God is Jesus Christ, human nature is united in His incarnation, on the cross and in His resurrection. Christ endures for mankind...

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