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Löhe on 1.Corinthians 4:3-5

I care very little if I am judged by you or by any human court… It is the Lord who judges me. Therefore judge nothing before the appointed time; wait until the Lord comes. He will bring to light what … Continue reading

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Löhe on Galatians 3:18

For if the inheritance depends on the law, then it no longer depends on the promise; but God in his grace gave it to Abraham through a promise. (Gal 3:18 NIV) No person earns grace by way of the law. … 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 1. Corinthians 15:10

But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace to me was not without effect. No, I worked harder than all of them– yet not I, but the grace of God that was with me. … Continue reading

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Löhe on 1 John 3:17

If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him? (1Jo 3:17 NIV) Remember that first congregation in Jerusalem. Remember how they sold their … Continue reading

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LÖHE ON JAMES 1:27

Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world. (James 1:27 NIV) Even secular people regard looking after … Continue reading

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LÖHE ON 1. PETER 2:12-13.17

Live such good lives among the pagans that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day he visits us. Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every authority instituted … Continue reading

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LÖHE ON JOHN 12:26

My Father will honor the one who serves me. (Joh 12:26 NIV) If somebody obeys God faithfully and does not seek his own, but strives to serve God and be his loyal instrument, then this tool is honored and God … Continue reading

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