Monthly Archives: March 2016

Karsamstag

Old Testament reading from the prophet Ezekiel 37: The hand of the Lord was upon me, and carried me out in the spirit of the Lord, and set me down in the midst of the valley which was full of bones, And … Continue reading

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LTS News: First Quarter 2016

Dear friends and supporters of the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Tshwane (Pretoria, South Africa). Here is the latest LTS News: 2016,1 LTS News DinA4 and also in US Letter format: 2016,1 LTS News USLetter. Thank you very much for your ongoing support … Continue reading

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Palmarum in St. Paulus (Afrikaans)

Pastor Klaus-Eckart Damaske is leading a camp for young couples in the bushveld this weekend, so he asked me to conduct the divine  service in his afrikaans St.Paul’s congregation. I was very happy to do so, because it’s a joy … Continue reading

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Palmarum: Sixth Sunday in Lent and last Sunday before Easter

Watchword from the gospel of John 3:14b-15: “The Son of Man must be lifted up, that everyone who believes in him may have eternal life.” Theme: Jesus Christ – the man of sorrow and pain. (Der Schmerzensmann) Isaiah 50:4-9   4 … Continue reading

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Matins in the Morning

Here’s my sermon held this morning in the chapel of St.Timothy at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Tshwane (Pretoria, South Africa) first as outline (Hb9,15-18.27-28 Matins 2016.3) and then also as audio-file:  The epistle was read in French (Peter Kizungu), Amharic … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Saturday, the 12th March 2106.

The Psalmist prays to God: „Thou, which hast shewed me great and sore troubles, shalt quicken me again, and shalt bring me up again from the depths of the earth. Thou shalt increase my greatness, and comfort me on every … Continue reading

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Judica me, Deus

Coming up is the fifth Sunday in Lent and second Sunday before Easter, which is called Judica Sunday: “Judica me, Deus, et discerne causam meam de gente non sancta” (Judge me o God and fight my fight against a faithless people … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Friday, the 11th March 2016

Thus says the Lord our God: “I am the LORD, and there is no other. I form the light and create darkness, I bring prosperity and create disaster; I, the LORD, do all these things.” (Isa 45:6-7 NIV) And the … Continue reading

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Matins in the morning: John 6,47-58

Read here my sermon during this morning’s Matins in the chapel of St.Michael at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Tshwane on “Jesus Christ – the bread of life”: Joh 6,47-58 Matins 2016.3.10

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Confessional sermon: St.Mark 12

Read the sermon by Professor J.T. Pless (CTS Ft.Wayne) held during the confessional service in the chapel of St.Timothy at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Tshwane (Pretoria, South Africa) on the gospel of St. Mark the 12th chapter verses 28-34: Confessional … Continue reading

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