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Löhe on 2. Thessalonians 1:7

And to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels. (2Th 1:7 KJV) The Lord is hidden from view right now. Still he’s going to reveal himself together … Continue reading

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Löhe on 1. Thessalonians 4:16-17

The dead in Christ will rise first. After that, we who are still alive and are left. (1Th 4:16-17 NIV) In God’s kingdom it is all grace and mercy. Yet everything is also just, right and precise. God’s righteousness is … Continue reading

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Löhe on Ephesians 5:18

And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit; (Eph 5:18 KJV) The drunkard is not capable of leading a careful and prudent life as a Christian. You don’t need the Holy Spirit to … 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 1.CORINTHIANS 5:13

God will judge those outside. “Expel the wicked man from among you.” (1Co 5:13 NIV) Who does the Apostle St. Paul address in this fifth chapter of his first letter to the Corinthians. Who is to exercise discipline and expel … Continue reading

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LÖHE ON 1.CORINTHIANS 5:6

Your boasting is not good.  (1Co 5:6 NIV) That’s St. Paul’s call to the Corinthians. What would he say to our practice of Church discipline and especially our practice at the Lord’s Table? Do you think these are just questions … Continue reading

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Lutheran Order of Service for the 6th and last Sunday in Lent (Palmarum)

This 6th and last Sunday in Lent (Palmarum) is the beginning of Holy week (“Stille Woche” – translated directly as “Silent week”) and has as its gospel theme Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem, while the people are singing: “Hosanna in … Continue reading

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