From The Darkness Into The Light
Near the end of his life, Bonhoeffer was reported to have said the following:
What bothers me incessantly is the question…who Christ really is for us today?
Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the son of Man is?” and they said, “some say John the Baptist, but others Elijah, and still others Jeremiah or one of the prophets?” he said to them, “But who do you say that I am?” Simon Peter answered, “You are the messiah, the Son of the living God.” Matthew 16:13-16
“Why do you call me ‘Lord, Lord,’ and do not do what I tell you?Luke 6:46
Questions to Ponder
- What is the relationship between who Jesus was two thousand years ago and “who Christ really is for us today”?
- Is there a difference between asking who Christ is for us and…
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