Tag Archives: Bethlehem

The Epiphany of our Lord Jesus Christ (Christmas of the gentiles)

The darkness is past, and the true light now shineth (1.Jo2,8b) Introit from Psalm 100: Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands. Serve the Lord with gladness: come before his presence with singing. Know ye that the … Continue reading

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Holy days of Christmas

Watchword for Christmas: The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the One and Only, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. [St. John 1:14] Introit from … Continue reading

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Matins in the morning: John 6,47-58

Read here my sermon during this morning’s Matins in the chapel of St.Michael at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Tshwane on “Jesus Christ – the bread of life”: Joh 6,47-58 Matins 2016.3.10

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Es kommt ein Schiff geladen …

1. Es kommt ein Schiff, geladen bis an sein’ höchsten Bord, trägt Gottes Sohn voll Gnaden, des Vaters ewigs Wort. 2. Das Schiff geht still im Triebe, es trägt ein teure Last; das Segel ist die Liebe, der Heilig Geist … Continue reading

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Matins on Monday

Here is this morning’s sermon during Monday’s Matins in the chapel of St.Timothy at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Tshwane (Pretoria, South Africa) to listen too: 

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Herrenhuter readings for the 4th Sunday in Advent, the 21st December 2014

For as the heavens are high above the earth, So great is His mercy toward those who fear Him. (Psalm 103:11) Grace to you and peace from Him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Wednesday, the 29th January 2014

“But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are small among the clans of Judah, out of you will come for me one who will be ruler over Israel, whose origins are from of old, from ancient times.” (Mic 5:2 NIV) and “To … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas – and a meditation on Micha 5:2-5a

A very blessed Christmas to you and your loved ones! It’s such a happy and joyous occasion as we celebrate the wonderful fulfilment of the prophecies from of old in the miraculous and mysterious birth of our Lord Jesus Christ from his … Continue reading

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