And in history today …

The Lord over life and death this day in 1555 called Justus Jonas the Lord out of this mortal and sinful life to die only to rise again when Jesus Christ comes again in glory to judge the living and the dead. His kingdom will have no end! To get to know a bit more about Justus Jonas, who was another Lutheran Reformer read here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Justus_Jonas

Montagsgebet: Leipziger Pfarrer Christian Führer

Many years later (1989) – but still in Saxony – the peaceful German revolution started with the Monday Vespers in  St. Nikolai (Leipzig) and that got the demonstrations off on the right track and the socialist system down the drain. Read more about these dramatic events here: http://www.uni-leipzig.de/fernstud/Zeitzeugen/zz160.htm.

About Wilhelm Weber

Pastor at the Old Latin School in the Lutherstadt Wittenberg
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