Category Archives: Bibel und Übersetzung

All eyes on Jesus…

Another bible study coming up. This time on Hebrews 11 and 12. The verses chosen are but a guideline. The entire chapter gives the proper line of thought. It´s all about faith as the watchword for this coming 6th Sunday … Continue reading

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Neues Lektionar erschienen

SELK: Neues Lektionar im Freimund-Verlag erschienenGottesdienstliche Ingebrauchnahme für Ostern geplant Hannover/Oberursel/Neuendettelsau, 17.3.2021 – selk – Im Freimund-Verlag in Neuendettelsau ist jetzt das neue Lektionar der Selbständigen Evangelisch-Lutherischen Kirche (SELK) erschienen und lässt sich für 47,50 Euro unter https://webshop.freimund-verlag.de/produkt/lektionar/ oder im Buchhandel bestellen. … Continue reading

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Job pleads not-guilty … (Job 19,19-27)

The next bible study is coming up – and Job 19,19-27 is the sermon text allocated in our lectionary for this coming 5th Sunday in Lent: “Judica…” (Judge me, O Lord…). Theology is not boring. Not by a long shot. … Continue reading

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Bible study on John 12,20-24

For this coming Sunday Laetare (Rejoice), our lectionary has these short verses from the Holy Gospel of St. John for the sermon text: Now some Greeks were among those who had gone up to worship at the feast.  So these … Continue reading

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Pay attention: Who is the greatest? Lenten service 3

The 3rd Lenten Service is coming up. We´re following the propers of the local lectionary. The Introit starts us off with the 3rd penitential Psalm: O Lord, do not continue to rebuke me in your anger.Do not continue to punish me … Continue reading

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Bible study before 3rd Sunday in Lent (Oculi)

The 3rd Sunday in Lent (Oculi) is coming up and we´ve got the first part of the fifth chapter of St. Paul´s letter to the Ephesians on the table. We´re using the excellent commentary of Dr. Timothy Wengert (St.Catherines) to … Continue reading

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You will understand … Lenten service 2

The 2nd Lenten Service is coming up. We´re following the propers of the local lectionary. The Introit starts us off with the 2nd penitential Psalm: How blessed is the one whose rebellious acts are forgiven,whose sin is pardoned.How blessed is … Continue reading

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Biblestudy before the 2nd Sunday in Lent: “Reminiscere”

Our Bible study is coming up and it´s all about the triune God´s passionate pursuit of His people: I will sing to my love — a song to my lover about his vineyard.My love had a vineyard on a fertile … Continue reading

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Let us ever walk with Jesus…

Its Tuesday – and time for our in-house Bible study. This time around, there´s quite an exciting mix of topics in the lectionary for our contextual setting. See, coming Sunday is the last Sunday before Lent (Estomihi) – and usually … Continue reading

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Songs of Thankfulness and praise…

When I finished my initial studies in Germany, we subscribed to the latest edition of the Brockhaus Encyclopedia. It was to last a lifetime. The annual updates kept coming even when we moved to Pretoria. Angelika used it sometimes for … Continue reading

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