Tag Archives: Suffering

2nd Last Sunday in the Church Year

Watchword: “For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ.” (2.Cor.5:10) The Introit from Psalm 50: Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty, God hath shined. Our God shall come, and shall not keep silence: a fire shall … Continue reading

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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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Confessional address

Here’s this morning’s confessional address by Professor Dr. John G. Nordling (CTS Ft.Wayne) as held in the chapel of St.Timothy at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Tshwane: John 21.15-19 JN 2016.4.13

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Herrenhuter readings for Monday, the 15th February 2016

“What? shall we receive good at the hand of God, and shall we not receive evil?”  (Job 2:10 KJV) “God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation … Continue reading

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Professor Dr Schulz presents at TSSA

What a delightful evening. Professor Dr. Schulz presented a paper on “Pain, Suffering, Lament” at yesterday’s meeting of the Theological Society of SA / Dogmatologiese Werkgemeenskap. As the political situation at the University of Pretoria is tense, the chairman of … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Thursday, the 23rd April 2015

“The days of thy mourning shall be ended.” (Isa 60:20 KJV) and “Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.” (Jud 1:21 KJV) That really is good news and … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Monday, the 19th January 2015

Have mercy upon me, O Lord; for I am weak: O Lord, heal me; for my soul is also sore vexed (Psalm 6:2.3 KJV) St. Paul writes: And the Lord said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Wednesday, the 12th November 2014

The LORD hath chastened me sore: but he hath not given me over unto death. (Ps 118:18 KJV) The apostle St. Peter writes: “Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Tuesday, the 23rd September 2014

Now when Job’s three friends heard of all this evil that had come upon him… they sat with him on the ground seven days and seven nights, and no one spoke a word to him, for they saw that his … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Sunday, the 15th June 2014

I will put them into the fire; I will refine them like silver and test them like gold. They will call on my name and I will answer them; I will say, ‘They are my people,’ and they will say, … Continue reading

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