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Reminiscere: 2nd Sunday in Lent +

Watchword from St. Paul’s letter to the Romans chapter 5: “God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” [Verse 8] Psalm 10: Why standest thou afar off, O Lord? why … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Sunday, the 25th May 2014

The LORD has comforted his people, he has redeemed Jerusalem. (Isa 52:9 NIV) and Christ Jesus gave himself as a ransom for all people. (1Ti 2:5-6 NIV)

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Lutheran Order of service in isiZulu/seTswana

The Lutheran Order of Service for Good Friday is available here in isiZulu, seTswana and English. Today it comes with my sermon based on God’s word from the prophet Isaiah 52,13-53,12 (2014 Good Friday Is52,13-53,12) and translated as usual in … Continue reading

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Löhe on Romans 8:15a

For you did not receive a spirit that makes you a slave again to fear. (Rom 8:15 NIV) According to this word many people are in slavery and live in slavish fear. Whenever the voice of the living God of … Continue reading

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Löhe on Romans 6,5

If we have been united with him like this in his death, we will certainly also be united with him in his resurrection. (Rom 6:5 NIV) The apostle writes about the unity of Christians with their Lord’s death and resurrection. … Continue reading

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Löhe on 1 John 3:16a

This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us.  (1Jo 3:16 NIV) Love is exemplified in the sacrifice of ones life for those loved. Jesus Christ did this as example and model for … Continue reading

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LÖHE ON HEBREWS 9:11-12

When Christ came as high priest of the good things that are already here, he went through the greater and more perfect tabernacle that is not man-made, that is to say, not a part of this creation. He did not … Continue reading

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LÖHE ON EPHESIANS 5:1-2

Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.  (Eph 5:1-2 NIV) Here we are … Continue reading

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