The Lutheran Order of Service for Rogate (5th Sunday after Easter) is available here in isiZulu and seTswana. Today it comes with a sermon based on God’s Word from the Holy Gospel of St. John in the 16 chapter the verses 23b-28(29-32)33 written by Pastor E.M. Mkhabela (Gamalakhe LC, KZN) in isiZulu (wz1527150517 Rogate) and translated as usual into seTswana (wt1527150510 Rokate) by my father Rev. E.A.W.Weber DD (Welbedacht, KZN).
The readings for Rogate are:
- Old Testament: Exodus 32:7-14
- The Epistle: 1.Timothy 2:1-6a
- The Gospel: John 16:23b-28 (29-32)
- Psalm: 95:1-2.6-7b
The liturgical colour is white
May you have a very blessed weekend and have time to meditate on the watchword for this 5th Sunday after Easter called Rogate: Praise be to God, who has not rejected my prayer or withheld his love from me! (Psa 66:20 NIV)
A collect for Rogate: O God, the giver of all that is good, by Your holy inspiration grant that we may think those things that are right and by Your merciful guiding accomplish them; through the same Jesus Christ Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God now and forever. (LSB Altar Book Pg.898)
If you are called to preach this weekend, may the triune God give you joy and strength, wisdom, knowledge and insight – and the true words and pictures to preach his holy will faithfully according to his most precious revelation of his will and promises in both the Old and New Testament! However if you are not preaching, but listening – then listen as if God is talking to you + His precious gospel is “the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes.” (Rom 1:16 NIV)
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