Tag Archives: Wilhelm Löhe

So halte ich es mit dem Hl. Abendmahl…

0.   Mein lieber Friedrich… Zu lange schon liegt diese Aufgabe auf meinem Schreibtisch. Zuerst wollten wir uns im Brauhaus treffen, um über einem Bier dieses Thema aufzugreifen. Du wolltest von mir hören, wie wir es den mit dem Abendmahl halten … Continue reading

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Die Mitte hält nicht (mehr)?

Einige Gedanken zum Klassiker von Chinua Achebe (1959): things-fall-apart

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Löhe on Galatians 3:28

There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. (Gal 3:28 NIV) It is divine providence that we are German. He willed that there are … Continue reading

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Löhe on 1.Corinthians 10,13

No temptation has seized you except what is common to man. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so … Continue reading

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LÖHE ON 1 JOHN 4:20

If anyone says, “I love God,” yet hates his brother, he is a liar. For anyone who does not love his brother, whom he has seen, cannot love God, whom he has not seen. (1Jo 4:20 NIV) This word presses … Continue reading

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LÖHE ON HEBREWS 9:15

That by his death those who are called may receive the promised eternal inheritance. (Heb 9:15 NIV) Those called are to receive the eternal inheritance. It goes without saying that not everybody is going to inherit this – even if … Continue reading

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Löhe on Hebrews 9:14

Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself unblemished to God! (Heb 9:14 NIV) If somebody would come around, who has some water or mixture, that could rinse and cleanse the deepest creaks and most serious cracks in our conscience, … Continue reading

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LÖHE ON HEBREWS 9:14

How much more, then, will the blood of Christ … cleanse our consciences from acts that lead to death, so that we may serve the living God!  (Heb 9:14 NIV) My dear friend! Have you not committed a sin, that … Continue reading

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LÖHE ON HEBREWS 9:13-14

The blood of goats and bulls and the ashes of a heifer sprinkled on those who are ceremonially unclean sanctify them so that they are outwardly clean. How much more, then, will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal … Continue reading

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LÖHE ON HEBREWS 12:4

In your struggle against sin, you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood. (Heb 12:4 NIV) Our Lord is prepared to instruct us to use his weaponry and with this armor triumph. However these weapons do … Continue reading

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