Tag Archives: Covenant

3rd Day of Pentecost: Holiday of the Holy Spirit’s Outpouring (Whit Tuesday)

“This is the word of the LORD unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, saith the LORD of hosts.” (Watchword from the prophet Zechariah 4:6  ) Introit from Psalm 118: This is the day … Continue reading

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Holiday of the circumcision and name-giving of our Lord IX

Watchword Psalm 63: Because Your lovingkindness is better than life, My lips shall praise You. Thus I will bless You while I live; I will lift up my hands in Your name. (3-4) Introit Philippians 2:  God has highly exalted … Continue reading

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Matins in the Morning

Here’s my sermon held this morning in the chapel of St.Timothy at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Tshwane (Pretoria, South Africa) first as outline (Hb9,15-18.27-28 Matins 2016.3) and then also as audio-file:  The epistle was read in French (Peter Kizungu), Amharic … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Tuesday, the 16th February 2016

Through his prophet Isaiah the living God promises: “Incline your ear, and come unto me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David.” (Isa 55:3 KJV) And … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Friday, the 23rd January 2015

Be not wroth very sore, O Lord, neither remember iniquity for ever: behold, see, we beseech thee, we are all thy people. (Isaiah 64,9 AKJV) Our Lord Jesus Christ came and preached peace to you which were afar off, and to them … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Wednesday, the 31st December 2014

And I will set up one shepherd over them, and he shall feed them. (Ezekiel 34,23) Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Thursday, the 13th November 2014

And He declared unto you His covenant, which He commanded you to perform, even Ten Commandments; and He wrote them upon two tablets of stone. (Dt 4:13 KJ21) and “This is My commandment: that ye love one another, as I have … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Monday, the 22nd September 2014

The Lord our God declares: “Now therefore, if you will indeed obey my voice and keep my covenant, you shall be my treasured possession among all peoples, for all the earth is mine.”(Exo 19:5 ESV) For in Christ Jesus you … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Thursday, the 17th July 2014

God said to Noah: “I now establish my covenant with you and with your descendants after you  … I establish my covenant with you: Never again will all life be destroyed by the waters of a flood; never again will there … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Thursday, the 10th July 2014

Yet he took note of their distress when he heard their cry; for their sake he remembered his covenant. (Psa 106:44f NIV) And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you … Continue reading

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