Tag Archives: rain

Matins in the morning

Here’s this morning’s sermonette on God’s gracious providence as he takes care of his prophet Elijah hiding him near the brook Kerith and feeding him with ravens: 

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Laetare: 4th Sunday in Lent +

Watchword from the gospel of the evangelist St. John chapter 12: “Very truly I tell you, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Saturday, the 5th March 2106.

The prophet recalls: „Then I said, I have laboured in vain, I have spent my strength for nought, and in vain: yet surely my judgment is with the Lord, and my work with my God.“ (Isaiah 49:4) Our Lord Jesus … Continue reading

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Sunday Sexagesimae (2nd Sunday before Lent)

„In God I will praise his word, in God I have put my trust; I will not fear what flesh can do unto me. (Ps.56,5) „For ever, O Lord, thy word is settled in heaven. Thy faithfulness is unto all … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Tuesday, the 11th November 2014

The rain waters does not dry up as quickly as my people have again forgotten me. (Jer.18:14-15) Jesus said: “Jerusalem, Jerusalem, how often I would have gathered your children together, even as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you would not!” 

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Herrenhuter readings for Tuesday, the 15th April 2014

All creatures look to you to give them their food at the proper time. When you give it to them, they gather it up; when you open your hand, they are satisfied with good things. (Psa 104:27-28 NIV The triune God has not left … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Sunday, the 13th October 2013

Drop down, ye heavens, from above, and let the skies pour down righteousness: let the earth open, and let them bring forth salvation, and let righteousness spring up together; I the LORD have created it. (Isa 45:8 KJV) For we through … Continue reading

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Spring adds bounce to our life (… just go to the gym and find out!)

The first rains have fallen in Pretoria. Not much, but the thunder was impressive. Seems it’s getting back on track for the bright season of spring even if the temperatures soared right back to summer style without much ado in … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Thursday, the 11th July 2013

He waters the mountains from his upper chambers; the earth is satisfied by the fruit of his work. (Psa 104:13 NIV) Give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. (1Th 5:18 NIV)

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Herrenhuter readings for Saturday, the 22nd June 2013

You crown the year with your bounty (Psa 65:11 NIV) Yet God has not left himself without testimony: He has shown kindness by giving you rain from heaven and crops in their seasons; he provides you with plenty of food … Continue reading

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