Category Archives: You comfort me +

Siehe, Dein König kommt zu Dir!

Palmarum: Der 6. Sonntag in der Passionszeit. Wir ziehen mit hellen Fanfaren in die Stille Woche: Gloria, laus et honor tibi sit, Rex Christe, Redemptor,  cui puerile decus prompsit Hosanna pium. Antwort auf den Prozessionshymnus Gloria, laus et honor  Das heißt: … Continue reading

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Griechische Bibeln nach Tansania

Gestern bekam ich von Heinrich Harms die gute Nachricht, dass fünfunddreißig Kopien des Neuen Testamentes in Griechisch für das kl. Seminar in Kidugala (Tansania) an die Empfänger im alten deutschen Ost-Afrika abgefertigt worden sind. Darum nun ein herzlicher Dank an die Senioren … Continue reading

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Daily bread and more…

In times, when people are not just worried about daily bread, but so much more about toilet paper for the next decade, it´s opportune to listen to Dr. Martin Luther explaining the basic question:  What is meant by daily bread? … Continue reading

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David Schneider + 20.2.2020 +

David was a missionary in the Philippines before coming to Enhlanhleni, Umsinga/KZN. He was the successor of Dr. Daniel Mattson, who also worked for Lutheran Church Missouri Synod and specifically for “World Missions.” He was a very sociable man, who … Continue reading

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+ Frohe Weihnachten + ein gesegnetes neues Jahr 2020 +

Kommt und lasst uns Christus ehren, Herz und Sinnen zu ihm kehren; singet fröhlich, lasst euch hören, wertes Volk der Christenheit. Sünd und Hölle mag sich grämen, Tod und Teufel mag sich schämen; wir, die unser Heil annehmen, werfen allen … Continue reading

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On our way – Quasimodogeniti

Well, that first Sunday after Easter (Quasimodogeniti) was special. Celbrating Friederike´s birthday, going to church in St. Magdalena (Halle) and visiting Eisleben/Mansfeld afterwards. It was a good day to consider the brevity of life and the great blessings of Holy … 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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Water for free

This year’s watchword is from Revelations 21,6. It’s the Lord’s promise: “I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life, freely.” Here’s my sermon in German for yesterday’s devotion in the chapel of … Continue reading

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Saturday morning prayer

Merciful saviour, help me always to remember that I must die and give account to thee for my life and my ministry, in order that I may learn wisdom and not trifle away the time thou hast given me. Be … Continue reading

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Prof. Dr. Gottfried Hoffmann + 16.1.2016

Prof. Dr. Gottfried Hoffmann in Landau verstorben SELK: Früherer Dogmatikprofessor wurde 85 Jahre alt Landau, 16.1.2015 – selk – Im Alter von 85 Jahren ist am heutigen Sonnabend in Landau Prof. i.R. Dr. Gottfried Hoffmann verstorben. Der emeritierte Theologe der … Continue reading

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