Monthly Archives: April 2017

3rd Sunday in Easter: Misericordias Domini (Good Shepherd Sunday)

  Watchword from the gospel of the apostle and evangelist St. John 10:11a; 10:27-28: Jesus Christ says: “I am the good shepherd…My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and … Continue reading

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Matins in the morning

Here is my message delivered in St. Timothy’s chapel at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Tshwane this morning to read in summary: 1Ti1,12-17 Matins 2017 and hear as preached:  

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Confessional address

Here is Professor Dr. John Nordling’s sermon held during this morning’s Confessional Service in St.Timothy’s chapel at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Tshwane: 1 Pet 1.22-25 Nordling Confessional Service 2017

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2nd Sunday in Easter: Quasimodogeniti

 Watchword from the First Epistle of the holy apostle Saint Peter the first chapter verse 3: Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living … Continue reading

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Holiday of Easter Monday

Commemoration of the glorious resurrection of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ – the King of kings and Lord of lords – who proclaims victoriously: I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, … Continue reading

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High Holiday of Easter

Commemoration of the glorious resurrection of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ – the King of kings and Lord of lords – who proclaims victoriously: I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, … Continue reading

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Easter Vigil: He is risen. He is risen indeed +

Together with the Christian Church we pray to the Lord our God: “O God, You made this most holy night to shine with the glory of the Lord’s resurrection. Preserve in us the spirit of adoption which You have given … Continue reading

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Via crucis (Kreuzweg)

1. O Welt, sieh hier dein Leben Am Stamm des Kreuzes schweben, Dein Heil sinkt in den Tod! Der große Fürst der Ehren Läßt willig sich beschweren Mit Schlägen, Hohn und großem Spott.  2. Tritt her und schau mit Fleiße: … Continue reading

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Maundy Thursday: The New Testament (The institution of the Lord’s Supper)

Watchword Psalm 111,4: “He hath made his wonderful works to be remembered: the Lord is gracious and full of compassion.” (Er hat ein Gedächtnis gestiftet seiner Wunder, der gnädige und barmherzige HERR.)  Introit Psalm 111,1-2.4-6.9 God’s holy Word from the … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday and Sunday of the Passion: 5th and Last Sunday in Lent +

  Watchword from the gospel of St. John: “The Son of Man must be lifted up, that everyone who believes in him may have eternal life.” (3:14b-15) Introit Psalm 69   God’s holy Word from the prophet Isaiah the fiftieth … Continue reading

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