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9th Sunday after Trinity

Watchword Our Lord Jesus Christ says: “From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked.” (Lk.12:48) The Introit Psalm 40 I proclaim your … Continue reading

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5th Sunday after Trinity

Watchword from Ephesians For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God.  (Eph 2:8) The Introit from Psalm 73 Nevertheless I am continually with thee: thou hast holden me by … Continue reading

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Sermon during Matins

Here is the sermon by Professor John T. Pless (CTS Ft.Wayne, IN) preached during Matins this morning in the chapel of St.Timothy at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Tshwane: LTS Chapel Thursday in Trinity 9

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Called to be shepherds

“To have a cure of souls … is the highest task to which any minister (servant) can be called. To stand in the pulpit on Sunday and see the eager and expectant faces of the people turned toward you, and … Continue reading

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We need missionaries!

On the 7th December 1950 Superintendent of Lutheran Missions Christoph Johannes jr wrote the following request for younger missionaries as the present generation was getting on in years. This request was published in the first “Missionsblatt” edited by Rev. Dr. Friedrich-Wilhelm … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Tuesday, the 6th January 2015

I called upon the Lord in distress: the Lord answered me, and set me in a large place. (Psalm 118:5) St. Peter writes: But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Saturday, the 22nd November 2014

“Unto thee will I cry, O Lord my rock; be not silent to me” (Psalm 28:1 KJV) and the blind men cried out, saying: “Have mercy on us, O Lord, thou son of David. And the multitude rebuked them, because they should … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Wednesday, the 22nd October 2014

The Lord promises: “He shall call upon me, and I will answer him.” (Psa 91:15 KJV) For the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him. (Rom 10:12 KJV)

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Herrenhuter readings for Tuesday, the 16th September 2014

“You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain, for the LORD will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain. (Exo 20:7 ESV) Hallowed be your name. (Mat 6:9 ESV)

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Herrenhuter readings for Sunday, the 15th June 2014

I will put them into the fire; I will refine them like silver and test them like gold. They will call on my name and I will answer them; I will say, ‘They are my people,’ and they will say, … Continue reading

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