Tag Archives: Shepherds

The adoration of the shepherds

In 1562 Caspar Niemegk died. He was but 45 years old. He left behind his childless wife Anna. She commissioned Lucas Cranach the Younger to paint an epitaph for her husband, which would comfort her by pointing out the true … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Wednesday, the 24th December 2014

“The testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple.” (Psalm 19:7) And behold, an angel of the Lord stood before them – the shepherds – , and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were greatly afraid. … Continue reading

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Löhe on Lk.2,18-19 (Christmas)

All who heard it were amazed at what the shepherds said to them. But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart. (Luk 2:18-19 NIV) Why did those shepherds not immediately start to talk, teach and … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Wednesday, the 26th December 2012

“Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will see the deliverance the LORD will bring you today.” (Exodus 14:13 NIV) “The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things they had heard and seen, which were just … Continue reading

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