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Life and works of God´s people governed by the sure Word of God

Dr. Martin Luther continues his commentary on Deuteronomy with this brief introduction in chapter 18 – translated by Richard R. Caemmerer in Luther´s Works Volume 9, pages 174ff: He closes off his introduction with the careful and yet insightful comments … Continue reading

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Yes, if faith & Word perish, no love & good works will stay.

Dr. Martin Luther continues his commentary on Deuteronomy with this summary of chapter 14 – and it´s good reading about tithes, taxes and such laws and bylaws in this translation by Richard R. Caemmerer in Luther´s Works Volume 9, pages … Continue reading

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Don´t put God to the test

After explaining what it means to love the one and only God – Father, Son and Holy Ghost – above all else and that with all Your heart, soul and might always and everywhere … Dr. Martin Luther continues to … Continue reading

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You have heard His voice… (Dt.4:12)

This passage condemns… representations of God, which He wanted to be forbidden to a simple and childish people, but … inner representations of God, which are (as we have said above) opinions and speculations about God constructed out of ourselves without … Continue reading

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Epiphany: School lesson

Before the Christmas holiday´s we used Dr. Martin Luther´s translation of Bishop Ambrose of Milan´s composition “Veni redemptor genitum” to introduce the Adventide and the glorious incarnation of our Lord and saviour Jesus Christ in Bethlehem promised from of old … Continue reading

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20th Sunday after Trinity

Watchword He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God? (Micah 6:8). The Introit is from Psalm … Continue reading

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17th Sunday after Trinity

Watchword for the 16th Sunday after Trinity: This is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith. (1Jo5:4b) The Introit is from Psalm 25:  Good and upright is the Lord: therefore will he teach sinners in the way. All … Continue reading

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Water for free

This year’s watchword is from Revelations 21,6. It’s the Lord’s promise: “I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life, freely.” Here’s my sermon in German for yesterday’s devotion in the chapel of … Continue reading

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1st Sunday after Trinity

Jesus Christ our Lord and God said: “He that heareth you heareth me; and he that despiseth you despiseth me; and he that despiseth me despiseth him that sent me.” (Luke 10:16) Introit from Psalm 119: Consider mine affliction, and … Continue reading

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Lessons for the 18th Sunday in Pentecost

The watchword for this Sunday is from the first epistle of the evangelist Saint John: This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith. (1Jo 5:4 NIV) God’s Word from the Old Testament is recorded by the … Continue reading

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