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Sermon for Sixth Sunday after Pentecost/ Matthew 13:24-30. 36-43/ Vicar James Preus/ Mount Olive Lutheran

Sermon for Sixth Sunday after Pentecost/ Matthew 13:24-30. 36-43/ Vicar James Preus/ Mount Olive Lutheran

24 He put another parable before them, saying, w“The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field, 25 but while his men were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds3 among the wheat and went away. 26 So when the plants came up and bore grain, then the weeds...


Sermon May 18/ John 14:1-14/ Jesus is the Way and the Truth and the Life/ Vicar James Preus

Sermon May 18/ John 14:1-14/ Jesus is the Way and the Truth and the Life/ Vicar James Preus

“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. 2 In my Father's house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am...


Sermon April 27/ Vicar James Preus/ John 20:19-31/ Jesus Gives Us Peace And Eternal Life Through The Forgiveness of Sins

Sermon April 27/ Vicar James Preus/ John 20:19-31/ Jesus Gives Us Peace And Eternal Life Through The Forgiveness of Sins

19 On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being locked where the disciples were for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” 20 When he had said this, he showed them his hands and his side. Then the disciples were glad...


Maundy Thursday Sermon 2014/ Vicar James Preus/ Jesus is Our Passover Lamb!

Maundy Thursday Sermon 2014/ Vicar James Preus/ Jesus is Our Passover Lamb!

17 Now on the first day of Unleavened Bread the disciples came to Jesus, saying, “Where will you have us prepare for you to eat the Passover?” 18 He said, “Go into the city to a certain man and say to him, ‘The Teacher says, My time is at hand. I will keep the Passover at your house with...


Sermon April 6/ Vicar James Preus/ Jesus is the Resurrection and the Life/ John 11

Sermon April 6/ Vicar James Preus/ Jesus is the Resurrection and the Life/ John 11

17 Now when Jesus came, he found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb four days. 18 Bethany was near Jerusalem, about two miles off, 19 and many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary to console them concerning their brother. 20 So when Martha heard that Jesus was coming, she went and...


Sermon/ Lenten Preaching Exchange/ O Dearest Jesus, What Law Hast Thou Broken/ Vicar James Preus

Sermon/ Lenten Preaching Exchange/ O Dearest Jesus, What Law Hast Thou Broken/ Vicar James Preus

“For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit”   Grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior!    O dearest Jesus, what law hast Thou broken That...


The Ten Commandments Of Oscar Films

The Ten Commandments Of Oscar Films

This article was first published on thefederalist.com click the banner to read it there.    The Ten Commandments Of Oscar Films A look at Oscar-nominated films by Commandments   With the Oscars right around the corner the spotlight of public attention is about to shine again on Hollywood....


Psalm 29 Sermon From February 2014 Prayer Service - All cry, “Glory!”

Psalm 29 Sermon From February 2014 Prayer Service - All cry, “Glory!”

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Prayer Service Wednesday February 5th 2014 / Psalm 29   Ascribe to the LORD, O heavenly beings,                    ascribe to the LORD glory and strength.           Ascribe to the LORD the glory due His name;                    worship...


Nebraska (2013) Directed by: Alexander Payne - Movie Review

Nebraska (2013) Directed by: Alexander Payne - Movie Review

Listen to interviews about films from a Christian perspective with Pastors Ted Giese and Todd Wilken on IssuesEtc.org. Click the banner to hear the radio interview. IssuesEtc where Christianity meets culture. Nebraska (2013) Directed by: Alexander Payne. Writer: Bob Nelson. Stars:...


Sermon January 5, 2014/ Vicar James Preus/ Jesus Fulfills The Law For Our Sake / Luke 2:40-52

Sermon January 5, 2014/ Vicar James Preus/ Jesus Fulfills The Law For Our Sake / Luke 2:40-52

And the child grew and became strong, filled with wisdom. And the favor of God was upon him. 41 Now his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the Feast of the Passover. 42 And when he was twelve years old, they went up according to custom. 43 And when the feast was ended, as they...


New Years Day Sermon 2014/ Psalm 28/ Vicar James Preus/ Jesus is Our Good Shepherd Forever

New Years Day Sermon 2014/ Psalm 28/ Vicar James Preus/ Jesus is Our Good Shepherd Forever

  Psalm 28:           To You, O LORD, I call;                    my Rock, be not deaf to me,           lest, if You be silent to me,                    I become like those who go down to the pit.           Hear the voice of my pleas for mercy,                    when I cry to You...


Quest: Christianity and the Movies, Extras, Part I

Quest: Christianity and the Movies, Extras, Part I

“Christianity and the Movies” Pr. Giese’s Online Class through Concordia Lutheran Seminary  To participate live in the next three parts of this Online Quest Course tune in Tuesday Sept 17th, 24th and October 1st at 7pm: click here.   Spiritual gifts in St Paul's Writings: While speaking...