Tag Archives: pain

Day of the Holy Innocents

Watchword Psalm 116: Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints. I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call upon the name of the Lord. (15.17) Introit Psalm 124: If it had not been … Continue reading

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Professor Dr Schulz presents at TSSA

What a delightful evening. Professor Dr. Schulz presented a paper on “Pain, Suffering, Lament” at yesterday’s meeting of the Theological Society of SA / Dogmatologiese Werkgemeenskap. As the political situation at the University of Pretoria is tense, the chairman of … Continue reading

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Confession in St.Timothy

As every Wednesday this morning saw a Confessional service at the chapel of St.Timothy at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Tshwane. Professor Pless preached on the passage from the apostle James. Amongst others he said: “That brings us to why … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Thursday, the 3rd July 2014

No longer will violence be heard in your land, nor ruin or destruction within your borders, but you will call your walls Salvation and your gates Praise. (Isa 60:18 NIV) and ‘He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Thursday, the 16th January 2014

Surely he took up our pain and bore our suffering, yet we considered him punished by God, stricken by him, and afflicted. (Isa 53:4 NIV) and Jesus Christ is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Saturday, the 4th January 2014

He was despised and rejected by mankind, a man of suffering, and familiar with pain. Like one from whom people hide their faces he was despised, and we held him in low esteem. (Isa 53:3 NIV) For God, who said, … Continue reading

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Löhe on 2. Thessalonians 1:8-9

He will punish those who do not know God and do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus. They will be punished with everlasting destruction and shut out from the presence of the Lord and from the glory of … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Wednesday, the 20th November 2013

Hear my prayer, O LORD, and give ear unto my cry; hold not thy peace at my tears…  (Psa 39:12 KJV) And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, … Continue reading

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Löhe on John 16:33

But take heart! I have overcome the world.” (Joh 16:33 NIV) When Jesus first said these words, his disciples did not understand him. According to his previous announcement concerning his deliverance into the hands of sinners all now appeared as … Continue reading

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Löhe on Rom.8:22

We know that the whole creation has been groaning as in the pains of childbirth right up to the present time. (Rom 8:22 NIV) We hear of a marvelous sympathy of creation with mankind and especially with God’s children. That … Continue reading

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