Tag Archives: Lent

Maundy Thursday: Institution of the New Testament (The Lord’s supper)

Here are today’s lessons: http://www.dropbox.com/s/spnd1lk5afl6yrc/Maudy Thursday 2017.docx

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Palm Sunday and Sunday of the Passion: 5th and Last Sunday in Lent +

  Watchword from the gospel of St. John: “The Son of Man must be lifted up, that everyone who believes in him may have eternal life.” (3:14b-15) Introit Psalm 69   God’s holy Word from the prophet Isaiah the fiftieth … Continue reading

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Oculi: 3rd Sunday in Lent +

Watchword from the gospel of the evangelist St.Luke chapter 9: “No one who puts his hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God.” [Verse 62] Introit Psalm 34 I will extol the … Continue reading

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Lentensermon: Mt.26,31-46

Here is my sermon on the gospel of St. Matthew 26, 31-46 to read (Mt26,31-46 PA 2017) and to listen to in German () and in English ().

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Confessional Sermon

Here is this morning’s sermon by Professor J.T. Pless (CTS Fort Wayne) held during our confession and absolution service in the chapel of St.Timothy at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Tshwane: JT Pless Wednesday in Lent I 8 March 2017

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Last Sunday before Lent: Estomihi

Watchword: “See, we are going up to Jerusalem, and everything that is written about the Son of Man by the prophets will be accomplished.” (Lk.18,31) Introit from Psalm 31: In thee, O Lord, do I put my trust; let me … Continue reading

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Palmarum in St. Paulus (Afrikaans)

Pastor Klaus-Eckart Damaske is leading a camp for young couples in the bushveld this weekend, so he asked me to conduct the divine  service in his afrikaans St.Paul’s congregation. I was very happy to do so, because it’s a joy … Continue reading

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4th Sunday in Lent: Laetare

“Rejoice, Jerusalem! Be glad for her, you who love her; rejoice with her, you who mourned for her, and you will find contentment at her consoling breasts.” This Sunday is known as Laetare Sunday and is a Sunday of joy: … Continue reading

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Sermon on Monday: John 1:29-42

The prophet at the threshold in the middle of God’s salvific history with humankind, welcomes the One Who is deemed to be „the Lamb of God“, and, at the same time, is doomed to b e „the Lamb of God“. … Continue reading

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Sunday Invocavit (First Sunday in Lent)

Watchword for this first week in Lent: For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil. (1.John 3:8b) Psalm of this week: „He that dwelleth in the secret place of the … Continue reading

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