Tag Archives: Freedom

People big and small

Tis a blissful autumn day in our capital. People are going about their early morning business without too much care on their faces. Two little girls were paying for their sausage-rolls at my egg-vendor. Smaller than my nieces Andile and … Continue reading

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Matins in the morning

Here’s this morning’s sermon preached during Matins in St.Timothy’s chapel at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Tshwane: draft1co917-19-matins-2016 and to listen to: 

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Herrenhuter readings for Wednesday, the 22nd April 2015

Then Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and all that night the LORD drove the sea back with a strong east wind and turned it into dry land. (Exodus 14:21 NIV) It is for freedom that Christ has set … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Tuesday, the 27th January 2015

Bring my soul out of prison, that I may praise thy name (Psalm 142,7 KJV) Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. (2.Corinthians 3,17) Throughout the ages saints and faithful believers landed up in prison: Joseph as slave … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Saturday, the 24th January 2015

I will sing unto the Lord, for he hath triumphed gloriously.  (Exodus 15,1) If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed. (John 8,36) The liberation from Egypt was a foundational experience of Israel. All their history from … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Tuesday, the 6th January 2015

I called upon the Lord in distress: the Lord answered me, and set me in a large place. (Psalm 118:5) St. Peter writes: But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Wednesday, the 13th August 2014

The LORD has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners. (Isa 61:1 NIV) The life appeared; … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Monday, the 30th June 2014

Even in darkness light dawns for the upright, for those who are gracious and compassionate and righteous. (Psa 112:4 NIV) But during the night an angel of the Lord opened the doors of the jail and brought them out. (Act 5:19 … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Tuesday, the 4th March 2014

But David found strength in the LORD his God. (1Sa 30:6 NIB) and It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. (Gal 5:1 … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Saturday, the 22nd February 2014

I cry to you, LORD; I say, “You are my refuge, my portion in the land of the living.“ (Psa 142:5 NIV) In Christ Jesus our Lord and through faith in him we may approach God with freedom and confidence. (Eph … Continue reading

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