Tag Archives: eternal life

18th Sunday after Trinity

Watchword for the 18th Sunday after Trinity: And he has given us this command: Anyone who loves God must also love their brother and sister. (1Jo 4:21 NIV) The Introit is from Psalm 122:  I was glad when they said … Continue reading

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Pastor Ndwalane + 28.4.2016

Our Lord and triune God has called home out of this life into His eternity our dear brother in Christ P.Ndwalane last Thursday, the 28th April 2016. In the last years he was living in the vicinity of the Lutheran Church … Continue reading

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Lutheran Order of service in English, isiZulu/seTswana

The Lutheran Order of Service for Misericordias Domini (Second Sunday after Easter) is available here in isiZulu and seTswana. Today it comes with a sermon based on God’s Word from the Holy Gospel of St. John in the tenth chapter … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Sunday, the 9th November 2014

Man does not live by bread alone, but man lives vy every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord. (Dt.8,3 ESV) and Jesus said: “Do not labour for the food that perishes, but for the food that endures … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Wednesday, the 3rd September 2014

I say to the LORD, “You are my Lord; I have no good apart from you.” (Psa 16:2 ESV) 66 After this many of his disciples turned back and no longer walked with him. So Jesus said to the Twelve, “Do … Continue reading

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Löhe on 1. Thessalonians 4:18

Therefore encourage one another with these words.  (1Th 4:18 NIV) What is the apostolic comfort and encouragement for the faithful faced by death? Contrasted with the burial and funeral is the resurrection. The decay is contrasted with a new, glorious … Continue reading

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Meditations on life and death

This morning my latest post finished with this conclusion: “… my daily business and life as pastor & bishop, which does involve both life and death really.” Well, here follows the meditation on this as we look forward to tomorrow, … Continue reading

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Löhe on Galatians 3:17

What I mean is this: The law, introduced 430 years later, does not set aside the covenant previously established by God and thus do away with the promise. (Gal 3:17 NIV) The more eagerly we strive to attain salvation through … Continue reading

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Löhe on Romans 6,19

Just as you used to offer the parts of your body in slavery to impurity and to ever-increasing wickedness, so now offer them in slavery to righteousness leading to holiness. (Rom 6:19 NIV) In apostolic times the entire population around … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for the 27th December 2012

“Do not be angry beyond measure, O LORD; do not remember our sins forever. Oh, look upon us, we pray, for we are all your people.” (Isaiah 64:9) “Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life, but whoever rejects the … Continue reading

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