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Herrenhuter readings for Wednesday, the 17th December 2014

The Psalmist declares: “I have not hidden Your righteousness within my heart; I have declared Your faithfulness and Your salvation; I have not concealed Your lovingkindness and Your truth From the great assembly.” (Psalm 40:10) and St. Paul writes to St.Timothy: “Therefore do not … Continue reading

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Lutheran Order of service in isiZulu/seTswana

The Lutheran Order of Service for the 5th Sunday in Lent (Judica) is available here in isiZulu and seTswana. Today it comes with a sermon based on God’s word the letter to the Hebrews in the 13th chapter the verses … Continue reading

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Confession as Prolegomena for Dogmatics

Why do we study the Confessions so seriously at LTS? For one it is as Dr. Edmund Schlink writes: “The theology of the Confessions is a prolegomenon for dogmatics neither as being an integral part of dogmatics nor as being … Continue reading

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What a glorious and marvelous arrangement…

“It is a glorious and marvelous arrangement, passing comprehension, that God governs the kingdoms of this world, not by immediate action, but through the agency of men who—not to mention other things—are far too short-sighted and far too feeble for … Continue reading

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Löhe on 1.Corinthians 14:33

For God is not a God of disorder but of peace (1Co 14:33 NIV) The means of grace demand pastors, who will administer them with care and diligence. Both Word and Sacrament are not automatic mechanisms or processes, which happen … Continue reading

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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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Dean in KZN get’s a new office

The dean of the LCSA diocese in KwaZulu/Natal writes the following to the sponsors from Phoenix Arizona, USA, who instigated the building of the new office in Ntshongweni Lutheran Church: Dear Bob and Pastor Arnie, I hope this email will … Continue reading

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