Psalm 8

At the end. Over the wine vats. A Psalm. Pertaining to Dauid. O Lord, our Lord, how marvelous is your name in all the earth. Out of the mouths of infants and nurslings you have brought forth praise, because of your enemies to put down the enemy and avenger, because I will observe the heavens,…

Psalm 7

A Psalm pertaining to Dauid, which he sang to the Lord because of the words of Chousi son of Iemeni. O Lord my God, in you I hoped;save me from all pursuing me, and rescue me, lest he like a lion seize my soul,there being no one redeeming me or saving me. O Lord my…

Psalm 6

At the end. Among hymns. Over the eighth. A Psalm. Pertaining to Dauid. O Lord, do not rebuke me in your anger,nor discipline me in your wrath. Have mercy on me, O Lord, because I am weak;heal me, O Lord, because my bones were troubled, and my soul was troubled greatly.And you, O Lord —…

Psalm 5

At the end. Over her that inherits. A Psalm of Dauid. Give ear to my words, O Lord;understand my cry. Attend to the voice of my petitionmy King and my God,Because to you I will pray, O Lord. In the morning you will hear my voice,in the morning I will present myself to you and…

Bonhoeffer: Lying Destroys Community

Source: German Federal Archive Dietrich Bonhoeffer from his Cost of Discipleship: Because the first and last concern of truthfulness is the revealing of persons in their whole being, in their evilness before God, such truthfulness is resisted by the sinner. That is why it is persecuted and crucified. The truthfulness of the disciples has its sole…