Tag Archives: Ministry

Löhe on 2.Corinthians 3:11

And if what was transitory came with glory, how much greater is the glory of that which lasts! (2Co 3:11 NIV) Just look at those millions of grateful believers, who living and dying have saluted the office of the ministry … Continue reading

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Löhe on 2.Corinthians 3:8

Will not the ministry of the Spirit be even more glorious? (2Co 3:8 NIV) Wherever the Spirit is, there life is too. And vice versa: Wherever there is not life, there no Spirit is either. That is why Luther translated … Continue reading

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Löhe on 2.Corinthians 3:6

He has made us competent as ministers of a new covenant– not of the letter but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life. (2Co 3:6 NIV) “Ministry of the new covenant”- what a name is … Continue reading

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Löhe on 1. Corinthians 15:2

By this gospel you are saved, if you hold firmly to the word I preached to you. Otherwise, you have believed in vain. (1Co 15:2 NIV) Life is serious – und our sojourn through it is plastered with choices. The apostle indicates … Continue reading

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Löhe on 1. Corinthians 12:7

Now to each one the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the common good. (1Co 12:7 NIV) The apostles answers the question: Why are the spiritual gifts given? Nobody should take his gifts as a personal reward or something to be … Continue reading

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21st Ordination anniversary

21 years ago President Ernst-August Albers assisted by Bishop Georg Schulz DD and President emeritus Gunter Scharlach and various brothers from both FELSiSA, LCSA and SELK/LKM ordained me into the holy office of the pastoral ministry in the Evangelical Lutheran … Continue reading

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LÖHE ON JOHN 20:22-23

And with that Jesus breathed on his disciples and said, “Receive the Holy Spirit. If you forgive anyone his sins, they are forgiven; if you do not forgive them, they are not forgiven.” (Joh 20:22-23 NIV) How is the trumpet … Continue reading

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LÖHE ON 1.CORINTHIANS 12:31

The twelfth chapter of the first letter to the Corinthians deals with the extraordinary gifts of the Holy Spirit and also the services in which these gifts manifest themselves. In Conclusion the holy Apostle encourages his readers to desire and … Continue reading

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