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3rd Sunday after Trinity

Jesus Christ our Lord and God said: “For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.” (Luke 19:10) Introit from Psalm 103 Bless the Lord, O my soul: and all that is within … Continue reading

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2nd Sunday after Trinity

Jesus Christ our Lord and God invites: “Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” (Matthew 11,28) Introit from Psalm 36: Thy righteousness is like the great mountains; thy judgments are … Continue reading

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1st Sunday after Trinity

Jesus Christ our Lord and God said: “He that heareth you heareth me; and he that despiseth you despiseth me; and he that despiseth me despiseth him that sent me.” (Luke 10:16) Introit from Psalm 119: Consider mine affliction, and … Continue reading

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Holiday of the Holy Trinity

“Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord of hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory.” (Watchword from the holy prophet Isaiah 6:3) Introit from Psalm 145: I will extol thee, my God, O king; and I will bless thy … Continue reading

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Obituary for Ben Mathibe Mokopanele (Ps.147,3)

At the funeral of our long-time student representative at the Lutheran Theological Semianary in Tshwane the rector was absent and so was his representative. So the MC asked me to say a few words in  commemoration of the deceased, who … Continue reading

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High Holiday of the Holy Spirit’s outpouring on Pentecost

“This is the word of the LORD unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, saith the LORD of hosts.” (Watchword from the prophet Zechariah 4:6  ) Introit from Psalm 118: This is the day … Continue reading

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7th Sunday in Easter: “Exaudi Domine vocem meam…”

Introit: Hearken, O Lord, unto my voice which has called out to you, alleluia; my heart declared to you: “Your countenance have I sought; I shall ever seek your countenance, O Lord; do not turn your face from me, alleluia, … Continue reading

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The High Holiday of Christ’s Ascension

The Watchword Our Lord Jesus Christ promised: “And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me.” (John 12:32) The Introit Psalm 47 O clap your hands, all ye people; shout unto God with … Continue reading

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5th Sunday in Easter: Cantate Domino…  

Introit from Psalm 98 O sing unto the Lord a new song; for he hath done marvellous things: his right hand, and his holy arm, hath gotten him the victory. The Lord hath made known his salvation: his righteousness hath … Continue reading

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No matter what happens…

  “No matter what happens, travel gives you a story to tell.” (Jewish Proverb) And going from the US Midwest to Germany’s heartland is no different. Can you imagine the poor girl, who thought I ran off with her suitcase … Continue reading

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