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Lessons for the 18th Sunday in Pentecost

The watchword for this Sunday is from the first epistle of the evangelist Saint John: This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith. (1Jo 5:4 NIV) God’s Word from the Old Testament is recorded by the … Continue reading

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Lessons for the 13th Sunday after Pentecost

 Watchword: Isaiah 42:3  A bruised reed He will not break, and a smoldering wick He will not snuff out. Old Testament prophet Isaiah chapter 29:17-24  In a very short time, will not Lebanon be turned into a fertile field and … Continue reading

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Lessons for the 4th Sunday after Pentecost

Watchword for the 4th Sunday after Pentecost [3rd after Trinity] from Luke 19, 10:  For the Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost.” Old testament reading from the holy prophet Ezekiel 18:1-4.21-24.30-32:   The word of … Continue reading

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Sermon on 1.Timothy 1:12-17

This morning’s sermon during Matins in St.Timothy’s chapel at the Lutheran Theological Seminary was on the apostle St. Paul’s first letter to the very same name’s patron St. Timothy chapter 1 verses 12-17. You can read it here (1Ti1,12-17 Matins … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Tuesday, the 8th March 2016

Our Lord God says to his prophet Moses: “I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will shew mercy on whom I will shew mercy.” (Exo 33:19 KJV) and St. Paul, the apostle of Jesus Christ and … Continue reading

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Lutheran Order of service in isiZulu and seTswana

The Lutheran Order of Service for the Day of Supplication and Prayer on Wednesday is available here in isiZulu and seTswana. Today it comes with a sermon based on God’s Word from the Holy Gospel of St. Luke in the … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for the 26th February 2015

Turn thou me, and I shall be turned; for thou art the LORD my God. (Jeremiah 31:18 KJV) And one of the malefactors which were hanged said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom. (Luke 23:42 … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Monday, the 19th January 2015

Have mercy upon me, O Lord; for I am weak: O Lord, heal me; for my soul is also sore vexed (Psalm 6:2.3 KJV) St. Paul writes: And the Lord said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Monday, the 24th February 2014

When I kept silent, my bones wasted away through my groaning all day long. For day and night your hand was heavy on me; my strength was sapped as in the heat of summer. Then I acknowledged my sin to you and … Continue reading

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Löhe on Ephesians 4:2

Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. (Eph 4:2 NIV) Since we are called to unity, our life in communion has a common goal. That is why this apostolic instruction. It presupposes the love, … Continue reading

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