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Behold, to the Lord your God belong heaven and the heaven of heavens.

Our good God is greatest of all and for all: Again, after the manner of a good lawgiver, Moses impresses and repeats the greatness and goodness of the God who commands. “Behold,” he says, “there are various heavens and various … Continue reading

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It´s still all about the 1st commandment…

Do we love God as such or rather just as a means to an end? Well, trials and temptations go a long way to reveal that as Moses explains: First Moses says that the nation was afflicted and tried by … Continue reading

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Matins in the morning

Here is the sermon by Professor John T. Pless held during this morning’s service: Ro13,1-7 St.Timothy LTS 2017.8.24 John T.Pless

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Elijah at the brook Cherith

Here is this this morning’s sermonette as held in the chapel of St. Timothy at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Tshwane to read: draft-1ki171-6-matins and to listen to here: 

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Sermon during Morning Prayer: 1 Peter 1,13-19   

In Nomine Iesu. Amen  13 Therefore, preparing your minds for action,[a] and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. 14 As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance, 15 but as … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Monday, the 14th April 2014

For the LORD your God is a consuming fire, a jealous God. (Deu 4:24 NIV) and when Jesus entered the temple courts, he began to drive out those who were selling. “It is written,” he said to them, “‘My house will … Continue reading

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