Category Archives: Lectionary etc

Encourage them to come in!

„Then people will come from east and west, and from north and south, and take their places at the banquet table in the kingdom of God.” (Lk.13,29 – Watchword for the 3rd Sunday in Epiphany) Last Sunday we heard, how … Continue reading

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God is full of pleasant surprises & promises a happy ending

Tomorrow is the 4th Sunday in Advent and the holy Apostle encourages us to “rejoice in the Lord always. Again I say, rejoice, because the Lord is near!” (Phil.4,4-5b). The Old Testament lesson takes us a long way back – … Continue reading

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We pray, that Christ dwells in your hearts through faith

Now, this is what the Lord says,the one who created you,and formed you:“Don’t be afraid, for I will protect you.I call you by name, you are mine.” Isaiah 43: 1 (Watchword for the 6th Sunday after Trinity) We pray: Almighty God, beloved … Continue reading

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The one who believes and is baptized will be saved.

Now, this is what the Lord says,the one who created you,and formed you:“Don’t be afraid, for I will protect you.I call you by name, you are mine.” Isaiah 43: 1 (Watchword for the 6th Sunday after Trinity) We pray: Almighty God, beloved … Continue reading

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Spiritual pride demolished in 3 steps

In this chapter Moses selects another occasion for transgressing the First Commandment, an occasion called spiritual pride because it boasts of its righteousness and merits. This is trust in one’s own works, and no plague and opponent of faith or trust in … Continue reading

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It´s God´s Word, which we trust

Now, this is what the Lord says,the one who created you, and formed you:“Don’t be afraid, for I will protect you.I call you by name, you are mine.” Isaiah 43: 1 (Watchword for the 6th Sunday after Trinity) We pray: “Almighty God, … Continue reading

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Don’t be afraid… you are mine.

Getting ready for Church this 6th Sunday after Trinity, which commemorates our Holy Baptism and with that God most gracious election and sure providence, his merciful preservation through all calamities over the ages and His faithful perseverance throughout. The Introit … Continue reading

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Pastors ever close to their Shepherd

A good friend of mine and foreign pastor in these lands phoned me yesterday. Whereas I only use the phone for urgent messages, something like the original telegraph, he obviously uses it to catch up on visitation and the blessings … Continue reading

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1.Sunday after Trinity: Old Love song…

The Psalm for this 1st Sunday after Trinity I will praise the Lord at all times;my mouth will continually praise him.I will boast in the Lord;let the oppressed hear and rejoice.Magnify the Lord with me.Let us praise his name together.I sought the Lord’s help and he … Continue reading

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Though great our sins, yet greater still Is God’s abundant favor

The Old Testament lesson for the 5th Sunday after Easter (Rogate) The Lord spoke to Moses, “Go quickly, descend, because your people, whom you brought up from the land of Egypt, have acted corruptly. They have quickly turned aside from the way that I commanded … Continue reading

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