Author Archives: Wilhelm Weber

About Wilhelm Weber

Pastor at the Old Latin School in the Lutherstadt Wittenberg

Lenten sermon after Invocavit

    Following the order of the lectionary here, I am to preach on the holy gospel according to St. Matthew the eighteenth chapter. This is what I have prepared so far:  OLS6.1 2018.2.21 Lenten Sermon Mt.18,21-35 Village LC. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Update from Wittenberg

Here’s a timely update for our plans at the Old Latin School in the Luthercity Wittenberg as we move closer to the farewell of our dear Managing Director Kristin Lange at the end of April (Cantata Sunday, the 29th) as … Continue reading

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First Sunday in Lent: Invocavit

   Watchword “The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the works of the devil.”(1.Joh.3,8b) Introit He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the … Continue reading

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Last Sunday before Lent: Estomihi

 Watchword “See, we are going up to Jerusalem, and everything that is written about the Son of Man by the prophets will be accomplished.” (Lk.18,31)  Introit from Psalm 31 In thee, O Lord, do I put my trust; let me … Continue reading

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Septuagesimae: 2nd Sunday before Lent +

Watchword Hebrews 3:15 “Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts.” Introit Psalm 119 “Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. Thou art my hiding place and my shield: I … Continue reading

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Septuagesimae: 3rd Sunday before Lent +

Watchword Daniel 9:18 “O my God, incline thine ear, and hear; open thine eyes, and behold our desolations, and the city which is called by thy name: for we do not present our supplications before thee for our righteousnesses, but … Continue reading

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Rainy Saturday

It’s Saturday. It’s raining softly and I’ve got time to think of this and that. It’s funny, how you pump into so many people, who have so much in common and get to make so many new friends here at … Continue reading

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Last Sunday after Epiphany (Transfiguration)

Watchword “The Lord shall arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee.” (Isaiah 60,2) Introit Psalm 97 The Lord reigneth; let the earth rejoice; let the multitude of isles be glad thereof. Clouds and darkness are round … Continue reading

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News from the Old Latin School (Wittenberg)

Kristin Lange, the managing director of the International Lutheran Society of Wittenberg housed in the Old Latinschool in the Luthercity Wittenberg (Germany) introduced the following newsletter in this special holiday season of the holy Epiphany with the exclamation: “Big New … Continue reading

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Sermon on 1.Corinthians 2,1-10

Not knowing, who would be at the divine service this afternoon, I prepared two sermons, one in English (1Cor2,1-10 13.1.2018 OLS2) and one in German (1Kor2,1-10 13.1.2018 OLS3), both on the prescribed lesson by St.Paul to the Corinthians for the 2nd … Continue reading

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