Does Jesus heal even today?

When Christians pray to Jesus, they do not to the man Jesus, but to God, who has shown in Jesus. For simplicity and for clarity they call him Jesus, but my the divine order. Jesus is seen as its own separate hypostasis, as a separate entity. God the Father, Jesus and Holy Spirit. Externally, the…

When two or three

When two or three are together in my name, I am there among them. So Jesus is reproduced in the New Testament. In late service on Sunday we were three visitors. And a pastor. Embarrassing it was not, but somehow quite personal. After a short two other guests were added. A child could wish for…

The doubting climber

A while ago, I heard that someone is seriously ill. That makes a naturally affected. Then I remembered this story came from the climbers, but I must question again. They went something like this. A climber was how it is to be expected, on the road in the mountains. He arrived in bad weather and…

Why you are something special

Depending on their situation, one is sometimes not quite sure if or how much is he/she is actually worth. Biblical argued but you and every person has a tremendous value. Already in the Old Testament, at the very beginning in Genesis, the thought is formulated, that God created man in his own image. Today we…

It could all be so beautiful

Everything could be so nice if it were not for the atrocities made by humans. War, rape, murder, robbery, theft, extortion, striving for power and so on. Basically, it would not need to give all of these things, because no one else she does, than the man himself. It is in the nature of man…

If a king comes into a shop

If a king comes in to a shop. Tells the store owner, good day, here you are a customer, not a king! Christmas. If the King of the universe comes into the world, says the World, hello, here you are not even a customer, but not welcome. If you are not careful, we nail you…

Feeling guilty today on Reformation day?

Maybe you have a bad conscience today. Who knows why. So you’re in good company. Then Martin Luther, we do celebrate Reformation Day today in the commemoration, also suffered a massive bad conscience. However, his concern was more holistic and also religious. The question was, how can stand before God a human being, even if…

Psalm 23 – modern

God guides me in life and give me the right thoughts in crucial situations, so I have no reason to really miss anything in life. It holds that give me strength and buoyancy for me living conditions. He gives me hope and joy. Because he is the Lord in my life, he shows me the…

‘s easy to say

Translated from German to English with google translator Recently I wrote from a distant acquaintance who had apparently suffered a stroke and what is probably still lies in a vegetative state. He probably had high blood pressure and would certainly not smoking with this diagnosis and should not drink. But if he revealed. One is…

Should we change the world?

Translated automatically from German to English bei google translator. As a Christian basically yes. For it is geared to what said and did and lived Jesus Christus. On one hand, it is reported that he accepted people, especially those who were not particularly recognized in society, publicans, the sick, the poor and so on. Secondly,…

How do you use your life?

The better question should really have been, as you use today? We humans know that our life is finite and eventually the time will come when it ends well. We all hope that this will not take long as possible and usually we are thus probably correct. Nevertheless, it is well that death is not…

Personal Jesus (Johnny Cash – Video)

Your own, personal, Jesus someone to hear your prayers, someone who cares Your own, personal, Jesus someone to hear your prayers, someone who’s there Feeling unknown and you’re all alone,

Advent and Christmas

Have a closer look to what christmas means. It’s not the Coca-Cola-Santa-Claus, whom we owe christmas. It was more something like a small child, that came from outside our imagination into this world with all its disharmony and questions. > more. picture: joshunter,flickr.com

America chose Obama

“Well, here we are on the other side. A watershed moment. An historic election. And we, the American people, have made our choice. –  Barack Obama will be the 44th President of the United States, and the nation’s first black president. And in elections across the country, Democrats won their seats in the Senate. When…

Does God allow hard things?

“There are times when life is hard, and answers are few.  When situations happen that challenge the core of who we are and what we believe.  When doubts plague our minds and trouble our souls. We ask where is God and will he meet the needs of my life.  Will he reach down and stop…

Cry for help from Orissa (India)

Here is a mail that reached me this morning and that made me very concerned. How would I be in such a situation? Even so brave as my friend or helpless and desperate. The measure of people bringing together, to give help to Orissa, is a courageous measure of my friend in such a situation…