Tag Archives: Martin Luther

He´s out – and nobody will stop Him now + Thank God +

Well, in nine months is Christmas – if our good Lord hasn´t returned by then. Signs are good, that His coming is as close as never 😊   It´s fascinating to see, how fast everything is changing around us. Suddenly the daily … Continue reading

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How to understand Luther

Dr. Joachim Mörlin asks: “How to read the books and pamphlets of the dear and blessed man of God Dr. Martin Luther beneficially.” [1] Back in 1585 he answers this rhetorical question: Firstly, note, that Luther has three marked advantages … Continue reading

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Working in the Lord´s vineyard…

Professor Paul Eber´s children hired Lucas Cranach the Younger to paint an epitaph for their father in 1569. The artist uses the association of the name “Boar” to make the connection to Psalm 80 verses 12-16, which Pope Leo X … Continue reading

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So halte ich es mit dem Hl. Abendmahl…

0.   Mein lieber Friedrich… Zu lange schon liegt diese Aufgabe auf meinem Schreibtisch. Zuerst wollten wir uns im Brauhaus treffen, um über einem Bier dieses Thema aufzugreifen. Du wolltest von mir hören, wie wir es den mit dem Abendmahl halten … Continue reading

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Dr. Martin Luther: A Sermon on Preparing to Die (1519)

Translated by Martin H. Bertram Introduction Early in May, 1519, Luther’s friend George Spalatin forwarded to him the request of a certain Mark Schart that the Reformer give him some help in dealing with distressing thoughts about death. At the … Continue reading

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Invocavit: Luther contra iconoclasts

The iconoclasts – radical reformers under the raving extremism of Dr.Andreas Karlstadt – were throwing out the baby with the bath water. Trying to introduce the precious gospel of our Lord, they went overboard and started to attack art work, … Continue reading

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Epiphany: School lesson

Before the Christmas holiday´s we used Dr. Martin Luther´s translation of Bishop Ambrose of Milan´s composition “Veni redemptor genitum” to introduce the Adventide and the glorious incarnation of our Lord and saviour Jesus Christ in Bethlehem promised from of old … Continue reading

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Luther´s birthday and christening 1483

535 years ago today Dr. Martin Luther was born as the eldest child of the wedded couple Hans Luder (1459-1530) and his wife Margarethe born Lindemann (1459-1531) in Eisleben[1]. The 10thNovember was a Saturday. The very next day – Sunday … Continue reading

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Reformationsfest 2018

  Tagesspruch aus 1.Kor.3:11 Einen andern Grund kann niemand legen außer dem, der gelegt ist, welcher ist Jesus Christus. Introitus: Psalm 46 Gott ist unsre Zuversicht und Stärke, eine Hilfe in den großen Nöten, die uns getroffen haben. Darum fürchten … Continue reading

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11th Sunday after Trinity

Watchword from the 1st letter of the apostle St. Peter “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” (1Pe 5:5) The Introit is from Psalm 113 Praise ye the LORD. Praise, O ye servants of the LORD, praise … Continue reading

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