Tag Archives: justification

Guidance in the Pentateuch

Jogging in Kullavik – just south of Göteborg – a local encouraged me to press on during my holidays: “The universal principle will guide You.” Well, I didn´t get lost. Not immediately. Not there and then. At least not physically. … Continue reading

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Vindicate me, o God!

Looking forward to the 5th Sunday in Lent: “Judica!” (Vindicate me, o Lord! Psalm 43) It´s all about finding justification and how God´s people seek His defense against blame, heavy charges and accussations – as they despair of getting it … Continue reading

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The silver bells of St. Cyriacus

The Benedictine abbey Wimmelburg – just north of Lutherstadt Eisleben and south of Mansfeld – founded just after the turn of the 1st Millennium was dedicated to the legendary martyr St. Cyriacus, who is one of the 14 Holy Helpers. … Continue reading

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Luther´s business on the Wartburg – contra Latomus – 1521

Once Luther was hijacked to be put into quarantine on the Wartburg, he did not fall into despair, but into a working frenzy. Astounding, what he produced and that despite heavy attacks by his relentless foes and his urge to … Continue reading

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20th Sunday after Trinity

Watchword He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God? (Micah 6:8). The Introit is from Psalm … Continue reading

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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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6th Sunday after Trinity

Watchword from the holy prophet Isaiah chapter 43 verse 1: But now, this is what the LORD says– he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned … Continue reading

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Lessons for the 18th Sunday after Trinity

The 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) Introit is from Psalm 122:  “I was glad when they said … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Thursday, the 3rd March 2106.

The prophet asks rhetorically: „Who is this that cometh from Edom, with dyed garments from Bozrah? this that is glorious in his apparel, travelling in the greatness of his strength?“ and God answers him: „I that speak in righteousness, mighty … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Tuesday, the 1st March 2016

The Psalmist encourages us: “Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the LORD.” (Psa 31:24 KJV) Even as our Lord does too: “And ye shall be hated of all men for my … Continue reading

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