Tag Archives: Promise

20th Sunday after Trinity

Watchword He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God? (Micah 6:8). The Introit is from Psalm … Continue reading

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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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