Tag Archives: Christmas

CHRISTMAS IN JULY . . . OR WHENEVER

Here is Professor Dr. Carl Fickenscher’s sermon for yesterday’s Matins in the chapel of St.Timothy at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Tshwane: 2017.7.25 Carl Fickenscher TIT3-3FF.MAN Lo, how a Rose e’er blooming from tender stem hath sprung! Of Jesse’s lineage coming, … Continue reading

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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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LTS News 2016,4: Summer update!

Dear friends of the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Tshwane! As our brothers and sisters in the USA celebrate “Thanksgiving”, we here too have lots of reason to sing God’s praises and celebrate his miracles and wonders of grace, peace and … Continue reading

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Childermas or Holy Innocents

Psalm 116 verses 15 and 17: “Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints… I will sacrifice a thank offering to you and call on the name of the LORD.”

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Lutheran Order of service in English, isiZulu and seTswana

The Lutheran Order of Service for Christmas Day is available here in isiZulu, seTswana and English. Today it comes with a sermon based on God’s Word from the epistle of St. Paul to Titus in the 3 chapter verses 4-7. … Continue reading

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You are the salt of the world …

Here is this mornings sermonette on yesterday’s gospel St.Matthew 5:13-16 read during Matins. Here it is as hard-copy (Matins Mt5,13-15), but also as audio-file:

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Herrenhuter readings for Thursday, the 25th December (Christmas)

The eternal God is your refuge (Deuteronomy 33:27) And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth. (John 1:14) … Continue reading

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Lutheran order of the divine service for Christmas in isiZulu and seTswana.

The Lutheran Order of Service for the high Holiday of Christmas (The Feast of the nativity of our Lord) is available here in isiZulu and seTswana. Today it comes with a sermon based on God’s word from the holy Gospel … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Wednesday, the 24th December 2014

“The testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple.” (Psalm 19:7) And behold, an angel of the Lord stood before them – the shepherds – , and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were greatly afraid. … Continue reading

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