Tag Archives: serve

A change is as good as a holiday, they say.

I still remember going to the KNP with part of my in-laws large family. They were 9 kids too like us back home. Back then in the late eighties we had such a good time in Skukuza and surrounds, that … Continue reading

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Judica: 5th Sunday in Lent +

 Watchword from the gospel of the evangelist St.Matthew twentieth chapter: “The Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”[Verse 28] Introit Psalm 43: Judge me, O God, … Continue reading

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Called to be shepherds

“To have a cure of souls … is the highest task to which any minister (servant) can be called. To stand in the pulpit on Sunday and see the eager and expectant faces of the people turned toward you, and … Continue reading

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Holiday of St. Michaels and all Angels (29th September)

The watchword for St. Michael and all Angels: The angel of the LORD encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them. (Psalm 34:7 KJV) Introit is from Psalm 103:  “The LORD hath prepared his throne in the heavens; … Continue reading

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Matins in the morning

During Matins I preached on the first epistle of the apostle St.Peter the fifth chapter verses 1-4. Here it is to read (1Pt5,1-4 Matins 2016.4.14) and here it is to listen to: (Sadly it’s only the first part, somewhere along … Continue reading

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Judica me, Deus

Coming up is the fifth Sunday in Lent and second Sunday before Easter, which is called Judica Sunday: “Judica me, Deus, et discerne causam meam de gente non sancta” (Judge me o God and fight my fight against a faithless people … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Sunday, the 25th January 2015

Take heed to yourselves, that your heart be not deceived, and ye turn aside, and serve other gods, and worship them. (Deuteronomy 11:16) Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Wednesday, the 7th January 2015

The Psalmist requests: “O Lord, open thou my lips; and my mouth shall shew forth thy praise.” (Psalm 51:15) and St. Peter admonishes in his first letter: “If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God; if any … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Tuesday, the 23rd December 2014

“Prepare your hearts for the Lord, and serve Him only.” (1.Samuel 7,3) and Zacharias said: “Blessed is the Lord God of Israel, for He has visited and redeemed His people … that we, might serve Him without fear, in holiness and righteousness … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Sunday, the 14th December 2014

But take careful heed, to love the Lord your God, to walk in all His ways, to keep His commandments, to hold fast to Him, and to serve Him with all your heart and with all your soul. (Josua 22:5) … Continue reading

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