Tag Archives: Wilhelm Löhe

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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LÖHE ON 1.CORINTHIANS 4:16

Therefore I urge you to imitate me. (1Co 4:16 NIV)  It is a stain on our protestant congregations otherwise impressive slate that they generally choose their examples from too lowly spheres. Many protestants have the idea that they are just … Continue reading

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