Cheap Grace: Only for the Indoctrinated

The House

and simple Dietrich Bonhoeffer describes Cheap grace in his book “Call to Discipleship.” “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.”
Cheap grace or the half-gospel is the primary message given at the pulpit. It has been there for many years. It is vigorously held by most in the Protestant Church. The carnally hearted defend their dogma forcefully. Blinded by desire, they hate the cross but love its benefits.
Interestingly this half–gospel message is rejected by the Elect, Mormons, Catholics, Secularists and others but not the indoctrinated of the protestant church. It is rejected because it is non-sense. It is not ignored because the hardening by sin necessarily. They can accept the gospel of the…

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