Hymn and Sermon at Pella LC

widow1This morning the sermon to preach according to the lectionary was on Lk.18:1-8: The judge and the widow. Jesus told this parable:  “to show them that they should always pray and not give up.” (verse 1) That was preached at Pella LC (near Wartburg, KZN) after the congregation had finished singing the lovely hymn, which was one of late superintendent Christoph Johannes favourites: “Moya oyiNgcwele! woza phezu kethu…” (Incwadi yokuhlabelela 332:1-3). We had sung it at yesterday’s diocesan synod too – just before the elections.  It says: “Holy Spirit come to us…“. Thankfully it’s not just a rousing melody, but has the divine promise that the Father will hear us if we ask him for the Holy Spirit in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. In this confidence we sing, pray and wait for coming again in glory. Although it was not a full house the singing was quite strong – but listen here and convince yourself: 

About Wilhelm Weber

Pastor at the Old Latin School in the Lutherstadt Wittenberg
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