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Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / August 30th / Mark 7:14-23 / The Heart of a Man

Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / August 30th / Mark 7:14-23 / The Heart of a Man

The Heart of a Man: Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Mark 7:14-23 And [Jesus] called the people to Him again and said to them, “Hear Me, all of you, and understand: There is nothing outside a person that by going into him can defile him, but the things that come out of a...


Jurassic World (2015) by Colin Trevorrow - Movie Review

Jurassic World (2015) by Colin Trevorrow - Movie Review

Jurassic World (2015) Directed by: Colin Trevorrow Written by: Colin Trevorrow, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver Stars: Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt, Ty Simpkins, Nick Robinson, Irrfan Khan, BD Wong, Judy Greer, Vincent D'Onofrio Run Time: 124min. Rated: PG (Canada) PG-13 (MPAA) for...


Insurgent (2015) By Robert Schwentke - Movie Review

Insurgent (2015) By Robert Schwentke - Movie Review

Insurgent (2015) Directed by: Robert Schwentke Written by: Brian Duffield, Akiva Goldsman, Mark Bomback (screenplay), Veronica Roth (Book) Stars: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet, Daniel Dae Kim, Ashley Judd, Octavia Spencer, Jai Courtney and Naomi Watts Run Time: 119 min Rated:...


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 June 15/ Acts 2:14a, 22-36 and Matthew 28:19/ The Triune God Saves Us!

Sermon June 15/ Acts 2:14a, 22-36 and Matthew 28:19/ The Triune God Saves Us!

Acts 2:32-33 32 This Jesus God raised up, and of that we all are witnesses. 33 Being therefore exalted at the right hand of God, and having received from the Father the promise of the Holy Spirit, he has poured out this that you yourselves are seeing and hearing. Matthew 28:19 Go...


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 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 March 16, 2014/ Vicar James Preus/ Mount Olive Lutheran/ John 3:1-17/ God Loves The World To Death

Sermon March 16, 2014/ Vicar James Preus/ Mount Olive Lutheran/ John 3:1-17/ God Loves The World To Death

3 Now there was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews. 2 This man came to Jesus by night and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher come from God, for no one can do these signs that you do unless God is with him.” 3 Jesus answered him, “Truly, truly, I say to...


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....


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...


Psalm 27 Sermon From December 2013 Advent Prayer Service - Wait for the LORD

Psalm 27 Sermon From December 2013 Advent Prayer Service - Wait for the LORD

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Advent Prayer Service Wednesday December 4th 2013 / Psalm 27             The LORD is my light and my salvation;                    whom shall I fear?           The LORD is the stronghold of my life;                    of whom shall I...


Psalm 20 Sermon From May 2013 Prayer Service

Psalm 20 Sermon From May 2013 Prayer Service

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday May 1st 2013: Season of Easter, Psalm 20. “God Save the King!”                     May the LORD answer you in the day of trouble!                    May the name of the God of Jacob protect you!           May He send you help...


Psalm 10 Sermon From July 2012 Prayer Service

Psalm 10 Sermon From July 2012 Prayer Service

  Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday July 4th 2012: Season of Pentecost, Psalm 10. “Break a Leg? Or Break the Arm?”               Why, O LORD, do You stand far away?                         Why do You hide Yourself in times of trouble?             In arrogance...


Psalm 4 Sermon From January 2012 Prayer Service

Psalm 4 Sermon From January 2012 Prayer Service

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday Jan 4th 2012: The Season of Christmas, Psalm 4. “Trust in the LORD”                      Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness!                    You have given me relief when I was in distress.                   ...


Psalm 2 Sermon from the November 2011 Prayer Service

Psalm 2 Sermon from the November 2011 Prayer Service

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday Nov 2nd 2011: The Season of Pentecost, Psalm 2. “Prayer for Peace” Prayer for the Nations.               Why do the nations rage                         and the peoples plot in vain?             The kings of the earth...