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Matins in the morning: Lk.19,1-10

Here is my sermon this morning on our Lord IX visiting Zaccheus based on St.Luke’s gospel chapter 19,1-10: 

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Heiliges Fest der Kreuzeserhöhung

Heute feiert die römisch-katholische und griechisch-orthodoxe Kirche mitsamt der Anglikanischen und Teile der Lutherischen Kirche das Fest des Hl.Kreuzes, das nach der Kyriakoslegende von der Kaiserin Helena (Mutter Kaiser Konstantins) in 350-60 in Jerusalem gefunden und mit dem Bau der Grabeskirche besonders … Continue reading

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Confessional address

Here’s this morning’s confessional address by Professor Dr. John G. Nordling (CTS Ft.Wayne) as held in the chapel of St.Timothy at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Tshwane: John 21.15-19 JN 2016.4.13

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Sunday Estomihi (Last Sunday before Lent)

Then our Lord Jesus Christ took unto him the twelve, and said unto them: „Behold, we go up to Jerusalem, and all things that are written by the prophets concerning the Son of man shall be accomplished.“ (Luke 18:31) „Be … Continue reading

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Concerning the joy of your salvation

In today’s readings from the “Treasury of Daily Prayer” there is a longer quote from Anselm of Canterbury’s MEDITATION IV [154]:  “Concerning the Redemption of Mankind.” Here it is quoted at length for your reading, contemplation and edification:    “O CHRISTIAN … Continue reading

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Matins on Mondays

This mornings sermon during Matins on Lamentations 3:22-26.31-32 (OT Reading for the 16th Sunday after Trinity) and as introduction to the convening commission on our past is readable here: Matins Lamentations 3,22-26.31-32 and audible here:

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Lutheran Order of service in isiZulu/seTswana

The Lutheran Order of Service for the 6th and last Sunday in Lent (Palm Sunday: Palmarum) is available here in isiZulu and seTswana. Today it comes with a sermon based on God’s word from the letter to the Hebrews in … Continue reading

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Löhe on 2. Thessalonians 1:5

All this is evidence that God’s judgment is right, and as a result you will be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you are suffering. (2Th 1:5 NIV) The Thessalonians were discriminated against and persecuted by both … Continue reading

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Löhe on 2. Thessalonians 1:4

Therefore, among God’s churches we boast about your perseverance and faith in all the persecutions and trials you are enduring. (2Th 1:4 NIV) It is noteworthy that the Thessalonians remain patient, steadfast and even expand in times of severe trials … Continue reading

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Löhe on Philippians 3:18

For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ: (Phi 3:18 KJV) Let’s look once more at this apostolic statement. St. Paul warns … Continue reading

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