Tag Archives: Suffering

5th Sunday after Trinity

Watchword from Ephesians For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God.  (Eph 2:8) The Introit from Psalm 73 Nevertheless I am continually with thee: thou hast holden me by … Continue reading

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Sermon on 1.Corinthians 2,1-10

Not knowing, who would be at the divine service this afternoon, I prepared two sermons, one in English (1Cor2,1-10 13.1.2018 OLS2) and one in German (1Kor2,1-10 13.1.2018 OLS3), both on the prescribed lesson by St.Paul to the Corinthians for the 2nd … Continue reading

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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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