Monthly Archives: May 2016

The Holiday of Pentecost

Watchword for the Holiday of Pentecost from Zechariah 4:6  This is the word of the LORD unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, saith the LORD of hosts. (KJV) Old Testament reading from Ezekiel … Continue reading

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Matins in the morning

A sermon on the gospel of St. John, the 7th chapter held in the chapel of St.Timothy at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Tshwane. You can read it here (Joh7,33-39 Matins 2016.5.12) and listen to it here here:  Here is a … Continue reading

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Burden, work and joy in the service of Lutheran Mission

Read here a translation of a report on the mission work by Superintendent Christoph Johannes (Salem, S.E.Transvaal) as written by the inspector of Lutheran Missions Friedrich Wilhelm Hopf (Bleckmar, Germany) in early 1951: 1951 Januar Nr 2 43 Burden, work and … Continue reading

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Mary of Bethany

Read a translation of the devotion by the inspector of Lutheran Missons (Bleckmar) Pfarrer Friedrich Wilhelm Hopf DD in the 2nd “Missionsblatt” edited by him: 1951 Januar Nr 2 43 Mary of Bethany

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“Exaudi Domine vocem meam…”

7th Sunday in Easter: “Exaudi Domine vocem meam…” Introit: Hearken, O Lord, unto my voice which has called out to you, alleluia; my heart declared to you: “Your countenance have I sought; I shall ever seek your countenance, O Lord; … Continue reading

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Holiday: Ascension of our Lord

May you have a very blessed Ascension Holiday and have time to meditate on the watchword for this day. Our God, the risen and ascended Lord Jesus Christ said to his disciples: And I, if I be lifted up from the … Continue reading

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Pastor Ndwalane + 28.4.2016

Our Lord and triune God has called home out of this life into His eternity our dear brother in Christ P.Ndwalane last Thursday, the 28th April 2016. In the last years he was living in the vicinity of the Lutheran Church … Continue reading

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Wer eine Reise tut…

Bishop Buthelezi was a most prominent Lutheran theologian in Southern Africa and beyond. I heard him giving three papers. The first time we met was at the Lutheran conference in FELS (Natal Spa, KZN), where he lectured on the use of … Continue reading

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