Tag Archives: Promise

6th Sunday after Trinity

Watchword from the holy prophet Isaiah chapter 43 verse 1: But now, this is what the LORD says– he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned … Continue reading

Posted in Lectionary etc, Pentecost, Trinity (The church season after Pentecost), Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A day in paradise lost…

My clock strikes 2 beats more than it’s supposed to. Perhaps it’s trying to tell me something. Perhaps it’s already later in the day, than I assumed. Even as the terrible news of Otto Warmbier sinks in, the catastrophes of … Continue reading

Posted in Gedankensplitter, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Reminiscere: 2nd Sunday in Lent +

Watchword from St. Paul’s letter to the Romans chapter 5: “God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” [Verse 8] Psalm 10: Why standest thou afar off, O Lord? why … Continue reading

Posted in Lectionary etc, Lent, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sermon on James 5:13-18 (Prayer)

Here is the sermon preached by Professor J.T. Pless (CTS Ft.Wayne) during the Confessional Service in the chapel of St.Timothy at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Tshwane (Pretoria): Jam5,13-18 J.T.Pless

Posted in Lutheran Confessions, Lutheran Theological Seminary in Tshwane, Sermon, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Matins on Mondays

Here’s the audio file of the sermon preached this morning during Matins in the chapel of St.Timothy at the Lutheran Theological Seminary:

Posted in LTS in Tshwane, Matins on Mondays | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Matins on Monday morning: Isaiah 44:1-8

This morning’s sermon at Matins was on Isaiah 44:1-8. You can read it here: Matins Is 44,1-8 or listen to it here: We used the wonderful hymn by Martin Franzmann from LSB 834: “O God, O Lord of heaven and earth…” and … Continue reading

Posted in Matins | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Herrenhuter readings for Thursday, the 21st May 2015

The Lord our God promises: “I will guide thee with mine eye.” (Psalm 32:8 KJV) And Martha had a sister called Mary, which also sat at Jesus’ feet, and heard his word. (Luke 10:39 KJV) This is a delightful promise of … Continue reading

Posted in Herrenhuter Readings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lutheran Order of service in isiZulu, seTswana and English

The Lutheran Order of Service for the Holiday of Pentecost  is available here in isiZulu, seTswana and English too. Today it comes with a sermon based on God’s Word from the Holy Gospel of St. John in the 14th chapter … Continue reading

Posted in Lutheran Order of service | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Herrenhuter readings for Saturday, the 18th April 2015

The Lord said to Moses: “Now therefore go, and I will be with thy mouth, and teach thee what thou shalt say.” (Exodus 4:12) But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even … Continue reading

Posted in Herrenhuter Readings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Herrenhuter readings for Sunday, the 22nd February 2015

Remember the Lord afar off, and let Jerusalem come into your mind. (Jeremiah 51,50) Therefore we are always confident, knowing that, whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord: For we walk by faith, not … Continue reading

Posted in Losung and Lehrtext | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment