Tag Archives: temptation

To destroy the works of the devil…

Looking forward to the 1st Sunday in Lent: “Invocavit”, which gives us the purpose of our Lord´s going up to Jerusalem, suffering and dying on the cross: For this purpose the Son of God was revealed: to destroy the works … Continue reading

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Father, forgive them + Lenten Service 1

Today´s our first Lenten service after Ash Wednesday. We´re following the propers from the local lectionary. That starts off with the first penitential Psalm: Lord, do not rebuke me in your anger.Do not discipline me in your raging fury.Have mercy … Continue reading

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First Sunday in Lent: Invocavit

   Watchword “The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the works of the devil.”(1.Joh.3,8b) Introit He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the … 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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Matins in the morning

Here is today’s sermon preached during Matins in the chapel of St.Timothy at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Tshwane in outline:  1Pt5,1-4 Matins 2017and to listen to:  And here is the hymn “I walk in danger all the way”  (Hans … Continue reading

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Matins on Thursday

Here is this mornings sermonette on Hebrews 12:1-7 for reading: Hb12,1-7 Matins 2016.2.18  and also for hearing:   

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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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Sunday Invocavit (First Sunday in Lent)

Watchword for this first week in Lent: For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil. (1.John 3:8b) Psalm of this week: „He that dwelleth in the secret place of the … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Monday, the 4th August 2014

So God led the people around by the desert road toward the Red Sea. (Exo 13:18 NIV) Jesus was in the wilderness forty days, being tempted by Satan. He was with the wild animals, and angels attended him. He then … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Thursday, the 10th July 2014

Yet he took note of their distress when he heard their cry; for their sake he remembered his covenant. (Psa 106:44f NIV) And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you … Continue reading

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