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Herrenhuter readings for Friday, the 31st October (Reformation Day)

The secret things belong unto the LORD our God: but those things which are revealed belong unto us and to our children for ever, that we may do all the words of this law. (Deu 29:29 KJV) Jesus Christ prayed … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Saturday the 18th 2014

Thus shall you say, every one to his neighbour and every one to his brother, ‘What has the LORD answered?’ or ‘What has the LORD spoken?’ (Jer 23:35 ESV) St. Paul writes to the Ephesians: “Therefore do not be foolish, … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Wednesday, the 21st May 2014

No, the word is very near you; it is in your mouth and in your heart so you may obey it. (Deu 30:14 NIV) and Jesus said:  “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice … Continue reading

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Confession as Prolegomena for Dogmatics

Why do we study the Confessions so seriously at LTS? For one it is as Dr. Edmund Schlink writes: “The theology of the Confessions is a prolegomenon for dogmatics neither as being an integral part of dogmatics nor as being … Continue reading

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Why Theology of the Lutheran Confessions?

Edmund Schlink in his “Theology of the Lutheran Confessions” (Fortress Press: Philadelphia, 1967) elaborates that besides looking at the Confessions merely historically and even theologically, they need to be recognized as Confessions and/or confessional exposition of the Bible. What does … Continue reading

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Löhe on 2.Timothy 3:16

All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness. (2Ti 3:16 NAS) The Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament  are like the starry skies at night. Whoever lifts up … Continue reading

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Löhe on Romans 15:4

For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope. (Rom 15:4 NIV) Patience is not just lazily doing … Continue reading

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A simple way to pray

Dr. Martin Luther wrote a brief overview for his friend how to pray. Read it here: A_Simple_Way_To_Pray-v1-Luther “This document represents Luther’s mature catechetical piety, the integration of theology and prayer in the context of catechesis. He shows here his long-standing attention … Continue reading

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LTS News

Thanks to Dr. Carl Rockrohr for  posting the latest LTS News. Read more about what is happening at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Tshwane: LTS_News_Feb2013

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Survey on biblical literacy in SA

The South African Theological Seminary is conducting a survey on biblical literacy in South Africa. They have requested me to share this in my constituency in the following letter containing the link to the survey too: Letter to church leaders re … Continue reading

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