Author Archives: Wilhelm Weber jr

About Wilhelm Weber jr

Rector of the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Tshwane

1st Sunday in Advent

Watchword: “Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, thy King cometh unto thee: he is just, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass.” (Zech.9,9) … Continue reading

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Kwaheri, my geliefde

Somewhere – it might have been the “Rapport” or “Beeld” this biography[1] of Dutch Reformed (“Hervormd” – NHK)[2] missionaries, pastors and their families was reviewed and I ordered a copy. It’s been in my shelf for quite a while, until … Continue reading

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Last Sunday in the Church Year

Watchword: “Let your loins be girded about, and your lights burning.” (Lk.12:35) The Introit from Psalm 126:  When the Lord turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream. Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our … Continue reading

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Applying for a licence… (2003)

In 2003 I applied for a licence to own a shotgun. Part of the application was a biography of the applicant to describe his proficiency with the shotgun, hunting ethics and the like. This is was I wrote then: 2003 Application … Continue reading

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2nd Last Sunday in the Church Year

Watchword: “For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ.” (2.Cor.5:10) The Introit from Psalm 50: Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty, God hath shined. Our God shall come, and shall not keep silence: a fire shall … Continue reading

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Rogue Lawyer (John Grisham)

I’ve confessed before, that I like reading John Grisham. Travelling for a few hours on Kenya Air and without a workable loudspeaker (I wanted to watch the film “Bucketlist” with Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman ), I somewhat grudgingly scanned … Continue reading

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3rd Last Sunday in the Church Year

Watchword: “Behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation.” (2.Cor.6,2) The Introit from Psalm 90: Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever thou hadst formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to … Continue reading

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20th Sunday after Trinity

Watchword for the 20th Sunday after Trinity: “He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God? (Micah … Continue reading

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Matins in the morning: Lk.19,1-10

Here is my sermon this morning on our Lord IX visiting Zaccheus based on St.Luke’s gospel chapter 19,1-10: 

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19th Sunday after Trinity

  Watchword for the 19th Sunday after Trinity: Heal me, O LORD, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved (Jer 17:14). The Introit is from Psalm 32:  Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose … Continue reading

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