Tag Archives: Comfort

The Lord is my shepherd… (Psalm 23)

Learning German hymns by heart is way easier than memorizing Psalms – and not only because we´re stuck with Luther´s translation for good reasons and don´t have the endless choices of English speakers.  Psalms have irregular meters, don´t rhyme and … Continue reading

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Laetare: 4th Sunday in Lent +

Watchword from the gospel of the evangelist St. John chapter 12: “Very truly I tell you, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many … Continue reading

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3rd Sunday in Advent

God’s holy Word for the third Sunday in Advent: Watchword: “Prepare ye the way of the Lord, for behold, the Lord God will come with strong hand.” (Isaiah 40:3.10) The 85th Psalm for this 3rd Sunday in Advent: Lord, thou … Continue reading

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Matins in the morning

Today’s sermon on Acts 20:7-12 is available here to read: draft-ac207-12-matins and to listen to: 

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Matins in the morning: St.Michaels

Here is this morning’s sermon for St.Michaels and all Angels preached during Matins in the chapel of St. Timothy at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Tshwane: draft-rev127-12a-matins. Here’s the audio too: 

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Strong comfort

Here is this morning’s sermon on Ephesians 6:18-20 to read (draft-eph618-20-matins) and to hear  We pray with the holy Christian Church a collect of this past Sunday: “Almighty and everlasting God, comfort of the sad and strength of those who … Continue reading

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Confessional Address: 1.Peter 5:7

This morning’s confessional address by Professor Dr. Werner Klän (LTH Oberursel i.T) in the chapel of St.Timothy at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Tshwane (Pretoria, South Africa) was on 1.Peter 5:7 lts-confession-and-absolution_2016-09-07

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Herrenhuter readings for Saturday, the 12th March 2106.

The Psalmist prays to God: „Thou, which hast shewed me great and sore troubles, shalt quicken me again, and shalt bring me up again from the depths of the earth. Thou shalt increase my greatness, and comfort me on every … Continue reading

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4th Sunday in Lent: Laetare

“Rejoice, Jerusalem! Be glad for her, you who love her; rejoice with her, you who mourned for her, and you will find contentment at her consoling breasts.” This Sunday is known as Laetare Sunday and is a Sunday of joy: … Continue reading

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