Tag Archives: Affliction

Matins in the morning

Here is today’s sermon preached during Matins in the chapel of St.Timothy at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Tshwane in outline:  1Pt5,1-4 Matins 2017and to listen to:  And here is the hymn “I walk in danger all the way”  (Hans … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Friday, the 11th March 2016

Thus says the Lord our God: “I am the LORD, and there is no other. I form the light and create darkness, I bring prosperity and create disaster; I, the LORD, do all these things.” (Isa 45:6-7 NIV) And the … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Friday, the 30th January 2015

Daniel went home to his upstairs room where the windows opened toward Jerusalem. Three times a day he got down on his knees and prayed, giving thanks to his God, just as he had done before (Daniel 6,10) Be rejoicing in … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Friday, the 21st November 2014

Then Daniel said, “My God sent His angel and shut the lions’ mouths, so that they have not hurt me.” (Daniel 6:23 NKJV) and St. John wrote: “He, who has been born of God is kept by him, and the wicked … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Sunday, the 23rd February 2014

The righteous person may have many troubles, but the LORD delivers him from them all; (Psa 34:19 NIV) and St. Paul writes: We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck … Continue reading

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Löhe on 2. Thessalonians 1:5

All this is evidence that God’s judgment is right, and as a result you will be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you are suffering. (2Th 1:5 NIV) The Thessalonians were discriminated against and persecuted by both … Continue reading

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Löhe on 2. Thessalonians 1:4

Therefore, among God’s churches we boast about your perseverance and faith in all the persecutions and trials you are enduring. (2Th 1:4 NIV) It is noteworthy that the Thessalonians remain patient, steadfast and even expand in times of severe trials … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Saturday, the 16th February 2013

Look upon my affliction and my distress and take away all my sins. (Psalm 25:18 NIV) When you were dead in your sins and in the uncircumcision of your sinful nature, God made you alive with Christ. He forgave us … Continue reading

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LÖHE ON 2.CORINTHIANS 12:9

“My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” (2Co 12:9 NIV) Those who are severely afflicted have not necessarily fallen from grace, they can actually be in very high standing in so far as … Continue reading

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LÖHE ON 2.CORINTHIANS 11:19-21

You gladly put up with fools since you are so wise! In fact, you even put up with anyone who enslaves you or exploits you or takes advantage of you or pushes himself forward or slaps you in the face. … Continue reading

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