Be a fanatic for Christ; then you will also have community with me. The repentance which works daily amongst us is simply an overpowering conviction of the malice and vanity of all that we are and do in our strength; so that the concepts of pride and humility simply cease to be and one thing alone remains: grace.- Eberhard Arnold
The Jesus of the Four Gospels
We live in an age where it seems Jesus has become almost unknown or his words distorted and disfigured, his work weakened. All the more, we must rediscover this Jesus and hold him up before all the world. We must place the Jesus of the four Gospels in the center of our faith and our life.Continue Reading
Not Just Personal: The Conscience and Its Restoration
In 1932, in the waning days of the Weimar Republic, Eberhard Arnold published a booklet on the conscience and its relation to politics and society. This article is adapted from a newly released English edition of that work.
We are reborn through the living Word of God and through the moving Spirit of Jesus Christ. The strength and might of God does not live in pale recollection. It does not work in dead learning. The Word of truth which brings forth the new life must ever anew show itself to be living and powerful in our hearts, if our spirit is not to fall a prey to death.- Eberhard Arnold
The rebirth Jesus spoke about to the man who came to Him at night means repentance. (John 3:1ff.) And repentance means a thorough upheaval. In this rebirth we are exonerated from all our sins, we are redeemed because our sins are forgiven and overcome through Jesus, the Crucified and Risen One.- Eberhard Arnold, November 1917