Tag Archives: Promise

Water for free

This year’s watchword is from Revelations 21,6. It’s the Lord’s promise: “I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life, freely.” Here’s my sermon in German for yesterday’s devotion in the chapel of … Continue reading

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1st Sunday in Advent

Watchword: “Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, thy King cometh unto thee: he is just, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass.” (Zech.9,9) … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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:

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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

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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

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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

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