Influential People

By T.J. Cobb

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

2. He was born during the time of Hitler and the Nazis and he was drawn out of that for a reason.

3. He was drawn out of that so that he could become a well known Pastor and theologian who spread christianity threw out Germany at a time when he could be killed for that. (In the end he was executed)

4. “Cheap grace is the grace we bestow on ourselves. Cheap grace is the preaching of forgiveness without requiring repentance, baptism without church discipline, Communion without confession…. Cheap grace is grace without discipleship, grace without the cross, grace without Jesus Christ, living and incarnate.”

-Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Martin Luther King Jr.

2. MLK Jr. was drown out of slavery and segregation that dominated that time.

3. He was drawn out of that so he could lead the fight against segregation.

4. “And this is what Jesus means when he said: “How is it that you can see the mote in your brother’s eye and not see the beam in your own eye?”

-Martin Luther King Jr.

Abraham Lincoln

2.He was drawn out of the thought that slavery was a good thing when that was the dominate idea.

3.He was drawn out of that so that he could free the slaves and show that it was wrong

4.“With malice toward none; with charity for all; with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in; to bind up the nation’s wounds…. “

- Abraham Lincoln