Category Archives: Prelenten Sundays

O Jesu Christ, Dein Kripplein ist…

Dienstag nach dem dritten Sonntag vor dem Fasten (Septuagesimae: Lohn und Gnade) Wir liegen vor Dir mit unserem Gebet und vertrauen nicht auf unsere Gerechtigkeit, sondern auf Deine große Barmherzigkeit. Daniel 9,18 (Wochenspruch) Fortlaufende Lese Als nun die Morgenröte aufging, … Continue reading

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Die Ihr arm seid und elende

Die Ihr arm seid und elende, kommt herbei, füllet frei Eures Glaubens Hände. Hier sind alle guten Gaben und das Gold, da Ihr sollt Euer Herz mit laben. Süßes Heil, lass Dich umfangen, lass mich Dir, meine Zier, unverrückt anhangen. Du … Continue reading

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Septuagesimae (3rd Sunday before Lent)

For it is not because of our own righteous deeds that we are praying to you, but because your compassion is abundant. Daniel 9,18 Watchword Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610): Berufung des Hl. Matthäus (1599/1600) Hymns of the Lutheran Church: God´s … Continue reading

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Oh, do listen up!

Looking forward to this Sunday. It is “Sexagesimae” – the second Sunday before Lent): Oh, that today You would listen as He speaks! Do not harden Your hearts. Hebrews 3,15 This blessed Sunday we are focused on the triune God´s … Continue reading

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Come and witness God´s exploits

Looking forward to the 4th Sunday before Lent. It comes with a very promising invitation: “Come and witness God’s exploits! His acts on behalf of people are awesome.” (Psalm 66,5) The Introit from Psalm 107 lifts our eyes to look … 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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Hey, hearts hear here!

Looking forward to Sunday. It´s the 2nd Sunday before Lent – “Sexagesimae” – and stands under the watchword from Hebrews 3: Oh, that today you would listen as he speaks!  Hebrews 3:15 The Introit from Psalm 119, which teaches us … Continue reading

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Septuagesimae: 3rd Sunday before Lent +

 Watchword: 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 for thy … Continue reading

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