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Löhe on Galatians 3:28

There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. (Gal 3:28 NIV) It is divine providence that we are German. He willed that there are … Continue reading

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Löhe on Col 1:12

Give joyful thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of his holy people in the kingdom of light. (Col 1:12 NIV) The Apostle draws an impressive picture of a Christian congregation in his letter … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Friday, the 25th October 2013

Do we not all have one Father? Did not one God create us? Why do we profane the covenant of our ancestors by being unfaithful to one another? (Mal 2:10 NIV) Jesus said: “By this everyone will know that you … Continue reading

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Löhe on Ephesians 5:19

Speaking to one another with psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit. Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord. (Eph 5:19 NIV) Wherever we find this spiritual communication of speaking, singing and making music to the Lord, … Continue reading

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Löhe on Galatians 6:7-8

Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows. Whoever sows to please their flesh, from the flesh will reap destruction; whoever sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life. (Gal … Continue reading

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Toyohiko Kagawa + 23.April 1960

Toyohiko Kagawa (賀川 豊彦 Kagawa Toyohiko?, 10 July 1888 – 23 April 1960) was a Japanese Christian pacifist, Christian reformer, and labour activist. Kagawa wrote, spoke, and worked at length on ways to employ Christian principles in the ordering of society and in cooperatives. His vocation … Continue reading

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LÖHE ON GALATIANS 4:26

But the Jerusalem that is above is free, and she is our mother. (Gal 4:26 NIV) The Church is like a tree with countless branches. Consider this, dear reader. Tell me: Where is the root of this tree and where … Continue reading

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LÖHE ON EPHESIANS 4:4

There is one body and one Spirit. (Eph 4:4 NIV) “I believe one, holy Christian Church, the communion of saints!” That is our confession dear reader. Remember that in German “one” is written with a capital letter, so that you … Continue reading

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John Chrysostom (+14.9.407): Teacher of the Church in Constantinople

Today the Church commemorates one of its great teachers and preachers: Archbishop John Chrysostom “the gold-mouthed”. Read more about him here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Chrysostom

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