Pastor Terry Defoe
Lenten Midweek Sermon / Pastor Terry / My Song is Love Unknown
4 years | March 17, 2014
Lent, the season of penance and prayer is upon us. My message tonight is based on a famous Lenten hymn titled My Song Is Love Unknown. It has been called one of the most sublime of all Lenten hymns. It’s based on Galatians chapter 6, verse 14 — where the Apostle Paul says:
Pastor Terry Defoe / Sermon / Free & Joyous Response / February 23rd, 2014
4 years | February 24, 2014
1 "Come, all you who are thirsty, come to the waters – and you who have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk – without money and without cost. 2 Why spend money on what is not bread, and your labor on what does not satisfy?
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Ruby Wolfe Funeral Sermon / January 29, 2014 / Psalm 46
4 years | January 29, 2014
My message this afternoon is based on these words from Psalm 46 – one of Ruby’s favorite Psalms. The Psalmist says:
1 God is our refuge and strength –
an ever-present help in trouble. 2 Therefore we will not fear,
though the earth give way,
and the mountains
Sermon December 8, 2013 Endurance & Encouragement Romans 15:4
4 years | December 8, 2013
4 For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope.
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Sermon - November 24th, 2013 - How Goes the Battle? - Malachi 3:14-15
4 years | November 24, 2013
14 “You have said, ‘It is futile to serve God. What do we gain by carrying out his requirements and going about like mourners before the Lord Almighty? 15 But now we call the arrogant blessed. Certainly evildoers prosper, and even when they put God to the test, they get away
Sermon - October 27th, 2013 - Luke 18:9-13 - Pharisee & Tax Collector
4 years | October 27, 2013
9 To some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everyone else, Jesus told this parable:
10 “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. 11 The Pharisee stood by himself and prayed:
Sermon - October 20, 2013 - Prayer? Hang in There!
4 years | October 20, 2013
now He was telling them a parable to show that at all times they ought to pray and not to lose heart... (New American Standard Bible)
I begin my message this morning with an illustration related to prayer. It’s told by a Lutheran pastor in the U.S. He
Sermon - Sept 8, 2013 - Philemon 1-21 - Refreshment for the Soul
4 years | September 8, 2013
4 I always thank my God as I remember you in my prayers,5 because I hear about your love for all his holy people and your faith in the Lord Jesus. 7 Your love has given me great joy and encouragement, because you, brother, have refreshed the hearts of the Lord’s people.
Sermon - September 1st 2013 - A Practical Postscript
4 years | September 1, 2013
Keep on loving each other as fellow believers.
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.
I’ve always felt that Biblical Christianity is a supremely practical faith. I’ve always felt that Biblical Christianity is intended to AFFECT every part
James Preus: Installation of a Vicar. August 18th 2013
4 years | August 24, 2013
Last Sunday James Preus was installed as vicar at Mount Olive Lutheran Church. A vicar is a student intern. James is studying at Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary in St. Catharines Ontario, which along with Concordia Lutheran Seminary in Edmonton Alberta is one of Lutheran Church-Canada's two
Sermon August 12th, 2013 -- Genesis 15:6 -- The Biblical Hall of Fame
4 years | August 11, 2013
Abraham believed the Lord, and the Lord credited it to him as righteousness.
Have you ever heard the term 'larger than life?' Sports personalities, stars in the entertainment business, famous people of all kinds fall victim to the 'larger than life' syndrome. Famous people have a "media
Sermon August 4th, 2013 True Riches Luke 12:13-21
4 years | August 4, 2013
16 And he told them this parable: “The ground of a certain rich man yielded an abundant harvest. 17 He thought to himself, ‘What shall I do? I have no place to store my crops.’ 18 “Then he said, ‘This is what I’ll do. I will tear down my
Sermon / July 28, 2013 / Colossians 2 / Jesus is Lord
4 years | July 28, 2013
6 So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him, 7 rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness. 8 See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive
Sermon July 7th, 2013 - Galatians 6 - Living by the Spirit
5 years | July 7, 2013
[Fellow believers], if someone is caught in a sin, you who live by the Spirit should restore that person gently. But watch yourselves, or you also may be tempted. Carry each other’s burdens, and, in this way, you will fulfill the law of Christ.
May I never boast except