Category Archives: Bibel und Übersetzung

Religion: Reconnecting with God (Laws of life)

(2. Guidance in the Pentateuch: Rereading Moses with Luther) Judaism, which understand itself as God´s distinct people and their “constitution as God´s own people” (Seebaß 1996), has as one of its central precepts the Halakha, meaning the walk, way, route, or path … Continue reading

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1. Guidance in our daily life

“Inspiration, authority, and guidance – how does God lead today?” There are many opinions concerning this topic both within and outside the Christian church. The lectures on the planned conference were to address the issue from a number of different … Continue reading

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Guidance in the Pentateuch

Jogging in Kullavik – just south of Göteborg – a local encouraged me to press on during my holidays: “The universal principle will guide You.” Well, I didn´t get lost. Not immediately. Not there and then. At least not physically. … Continue reading

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Search the Scriptures… (John 5,39)

Dr. Martin Luther´s preface to the Old Testament Luther´s Works Vol.35 from Page 235 onwards translated by Charles M. Jacobs and revised by E. Theodore Bachmann. Luther writes: “There are some who have little regard for the Old Testament. They … Continue reading

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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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