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Soteronym (hate and love in His Name) / Matthew 10:22-33/ Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht/ Sunday June 21st 2020 / Season of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Soteronym (hate and love in His Name) / Matthew 10:22-33/ Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht/ Sunday June 21st 2020 / Season of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

    Text: Matthew 10:5; 21-33Theme: “Soteronym (hated and saved by My Name’s sake)”___________________________Intr – Here’s a new word for you in case you haven’t come across with it yet: contronym. The definition of contronym is: “a word that is its own antonym.”[1] That is, depending of...


Prepared to be Wise and Innocent / Matthew 9:35–10:20 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday June 14th 2020 / Season of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Prepared to be Wise and Innocent / Matthew 9:35–10:20 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday June 14th 2020 / Season of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday June 14th 2020: Season of Pentecost / Matthew 9:35–10:20 "Prepared to be Wise and Innocent" And Jesus went throughout all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom and healing...


In The Name / Matthew 28:16-20 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday June 7th 2020 / Holy Trinity Sunday / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

In The Name / Matthew 28:16-20 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday June 7th 2020 / Holy Trinity Sunday / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

  Text: Matthew 28:16-20Theme: “In The Name” ___________________________Intr –         One of the main reasons we have to believe in the Holy Trinity is because Jesus Himself speaks about it. Today’s Gospel shows Him sending us to make disciples by baptizing and teaching. And this Baptism...


Enlightened / Matthew 17:1-9 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday February 23rd 2020 / Transfiguration Sunday / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Enlightened / Matthew 17:1-9 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday February 23rd 2020 / Transfiguration Sunday / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

  Text: Matthew 17:1-9 – Transfiguration SundayTheme: Enlightened___________________________Intr – Darkness is commonly defined as “the absence of light”. That holds true somehow, since you can only provoke shadows and darkness by removing light from the ambient. Now, from Physics we...


"Das Wort vom Kreuz ”/ 1 Korinther 1,10-18 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht /Deutscher Gottesdienst (GERMAN Service), Samstag 25. Januar. 2020 / Epiphaniaszeit

"Das Wort vom Kreuz ”/ 1 Korinther 1,10-18 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht /Deutscher Gottesdienst (GERMAN Service), Samstag 25. Januar. 2020 / Epiphaniaszeit

Text: 1 Korinther 1,10-18Thema: "Das Wort vom Kreuz ”[1] ___________________________ Intr – Die Opposition gegen das Kreuz und das Kruzifix hat in verschiedenen Ländern der Welt zugenommen. Gerichte ordnen auf Antrag von Bürgern und antichristlichen Körperschaften die Entfernung von...


"Through faith alone", Sermon / Romans 3:19-28/ Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday October 27th 2019 / Season Of Pentecost, Reformation Day Observed / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

"Through faith alone", Sermon / Romans 3:19-28/ Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday October 27th 2019 / Season Of Pentecost, Reformation Day Observed / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

SERMON NOTESText: Romans 3,21-28   - Reformation Day ObservedTheme: "Through faith alone“ ___________________________ Intr - The method we sometimes use that is known as 'quick fix' is a non-exact science. Each time we try to use the 'quick fix' system there is a risk that a bigger...


"3 - One Source" - Sermon Series: "Only One" / Luke 16:19-31 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday September 29th 2019 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

"3 - One Source" - Sermon Series: "Only One" / Luke 16:19-31 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday September 29th 2019 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

 SERMON NOTES Text: Luke 16:19-31Theme: “III - One Source”- Series: Only One[1]___________________________Intr – In the midst of the chaos and muddy water that the whole fake news has become in our day (just the name is new btw, cause History is filled with fake and distorted news passed...


“Irene” Sermon / Luke 12:49-53 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday August 18th 2019 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

“Irene” Sermon / Luke 12:49-53 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday August 18th 2019 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: Luke 12:49-53Theme: “Irene”___________________________Intr – You need to know Irene. Irene is a pleasant, always welcome company for many people, both men and women. Because she is nice, calm, quiet. At the same time she can be very definite, precise and challenging. She hints hours...


"There's a lot to do while you do nothing" Sermon / Luke 10:25-37 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday July 14th 2019 / Season of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

"There's a lot to do while you do nothing" Sermon / Luke 10:25-37 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday July 14th 2019 / Season of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: Luke 10:25-37Theme: “There’s a lot to do while you do nothing.”___________________________Intr – A man was telling his friend about a car wreck.            “I was cruising down Main Street when I was hit out of the blue. The other person was totally wrong, he crashed into me; and there...


"Cost benefit" Sermon / Luke 9:51-62 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday June 30th 2019 / Season of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

"Cost benefit" Sermon / Luke 9:51-62 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday June 30th 2019 / Season of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

  SERMON NOTES Text: Luke 9:51-62Theme: “Cost benefit”___________________________Intr – Some tickets for the match between US and France in the Women’s World cup this week was deemed to be sold as a high price as 10k dollars. _Some of the Raptors tickets to the NBA finals some weeks ago...


“Who He is and who you are(Holy Trinity)” Sermon / John 8:48-59 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday June 16th 2019 / Holy Trinity Sunday / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

“Who He is and who you are(Holy Trinity)” Sermon / John 8:48-59 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday June 16th 2019 / Holy Trinity Sunday / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

SERMON NOTES   Text: John 8:48-59 ; Psalm 8Theme: “Who He is and who you are(Holy Trinity)”___________________________Intr – Holy Trinity Sunday is the only Sunday dedicated to a doctrine, not to an event, in the Church Calendar. It provides us with a special day to remember and to learn...


Book Of The Month For June 2019: Grace, Faith, Scripture: Portrait of a Lutheran

Book Of The Month For June 2019: Grace, Faith, Scripture: Portrait of a Lutheran

Posted in 2019 / Apologetics / Faith

Grace, Faith, Scripture: Portrait of a Lutheran By Rev. Dr. Daniel Paavola 2019 / Paperback / 112 Pages Overview: Grace, Faith, and Scripture. These three solas, or “alones,” have long been used to characterize the unique theology of the Lutheran faith. The solas set up a relationship...


"A place in us" Sermon / John 8:31-37 / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Sunday October 28th 2018: Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

"A place in us" Sermon / John 8:31-37 / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Sunday October 28th 2018: Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

  SERMON OUTLINE Text: John 8:31-37Theme: “A place in us” ­­­­­­­­______________________                              _______________________ Intr – IReading the Chapter 8 of St. John as I prepared today’s sermon, I found interesting to notice something there that didn’t call my...


"We do not lose heart" / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Season of Pentecost / June 10th 2018 - / 2 Corinthians 4:5-5.1

"We do not lose heart" / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Season of Pentecost / June 10th 2018 - / 2 Corinthians 4:5-5.1

Text: 2 Corinthians 4:5-5.1Theme: “We do not lose heart”___________________________Intr – What keeps your life flowing? What keeps your heart going? What helps you to not lose it altogether – not to lose heart?          I ask you this today because anxiety, melancholy, and depression have...


Book Of The Month For June 2018:  Religion on Trial: Cross-Examining Religious Truth Claims (Second Edition)

Book Of The Month For June 2018: Religion on Trial: Cross-Examining Religious Truth Claims (Second Edition)

Religion on Trial: Cross-Examining Religious Truth Claims (Second Edition) By Craig Parton, Esq. 2018 / Paperback / 144 pages Overview: With ten thousand religions in the world today and two being added every day, how are we to know which, if any, is true? Religion on Trial takes a...


Book Of The Month For May 2018:  Echo: Unbroken Truth Worth Repeating, Again

Book Of The Month For May 2018: Echo: Unbroken Truth Worth Repeating, Again

Echo: Unbroken Truth Worth Repeating, Again By Rev. Johnathan Fisk 2018 / Paperback / 328 pages Overview: Christianity is not the ability to memorize or recite from books of Scripture or doctrine. It is not magic. It is not social club, counseling group, or self-help support group. It does...


"Hear, O my people, while I admonish/testify/warn you!" / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Confirmation Sunday / June 3rd 2018 - / Psalm 81:1-10

"Hear, O my people, while I admonish/testify/warn you!" / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Confirmation Sunday / June 3rd 2018 - / Psalm 81:1-10

    Text: Psalm 81:1-10Theme: “Hear, O my people, while I admonish/testify/warn you!” (v.8)___________________________Intr –  Psalm 81, on our lectionary for today, seems to guess our festivity, Confirmation Sunday, as the psalmist writes: “Sing aloud to God our strength; ishout for joy to...


He speaks / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Season Of Lent / Maundy Thursday March 29th 2018 / Luke 22:70

He speaks / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Season Of Lent / Maundy Thursday March 29th 2018 / Luke 22:70

    Text: Luke 22.70ffTheme: He speaks (Sanhedrin: “We’ve heard it from His Own Lips”) ___________________________Intr – Perhaps it has been around for a long time, but lately it became even more evident in our society. Many things that are said, written, published out there are not...


Book Of The Month For February 2018:  The Gates of Hell: Confessing Christ in a Hostile World

Book Of The Month For February 2018: The Gates of Hell: Confessing Christ in a Hostile World

Book Of The Month For February 2018: The Gates of Hell: Confessing Christ in a Hostile World  Essays, Articles, and Sermons by Various Confessional Lutheran Pastors  2018 / Paperback / 258 Pages The Church is no longer the darling of the culture. Those who have the courage to confess the...


 Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Season of Epiphany / Sunday February 4th 2018 - / 1 Corinthians 9:16-23 / "For the sake of the Gospel"

Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Season of Epiphany / Sunday February 4th 2018 - / 1 Corinthians 9:16-23 / "For the sake of the Gospel"

 Text: 1 Corinthians 9:16-23Theme: “For the sake of the Gospel”___________________________Intr – Why do you go to the football stadium? Why do you go to the hockey arena? Why do you sit down for hours at a baseball game? There may be lots of reasons for that. Fun, friendship, a couple of...