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“There is no God (besides Me)" / Isaiah 45; Psalm 96; 1Thessalonians 1; Matthew 22 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht/ Sunday October 18th 2020 / Season of Pentecost

“There is no God (besides Me)" / Isaiah 45; Psalm 96; 1Thessalonians 1; Matthew 22 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht/ Sunday October 18th 2020 / Season of Pentecost

Text: Isaiah 45; Psalm 96; 1Thessalonians 1; Matthew 22Theme: There is no God (beside me)___________________________ Intr – I want to share with you an episode that happened with me. The other day I was driving my car on Scarth Street and being it around 5:00PM, the sun was straight into my eyes....


(Un) Forgiveness/ Matthew 18:21-35 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday September 13th 2020 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

(Un) Forgiveness/ Matthew 18:21-35 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday September 13th 2020 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: Matthew 18.21-35Theme: (Un)Forgiveness___________________________Intr – There are diseases that sometimes are labeled as the "disease of the Century" for their high destructive power and high toll death, combined with a lack of a more effective treatment and cure for it at their time....


Yourself forgiven / Matthew 18:1-20 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday September 6th 2020 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Yourself forgiven / Matthew 18:1-20 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday September 6th 2020 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

  Text: Matthew 18.1-20Theme: Yourself Forgiven___________________________Intr – Matthew chapter 18 has a strong emphasis on the forgiveness of sins. As we confess in the Apostle’s Creed, forgiveness of sins is “wrought in us through the Sacraments and Absolution and through all kinds...


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...


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...


the shortcuts and The Way / John 14:1-14 (1 Peter; Psalm 146; Acts 7)  / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht/ Sunday May 10th 2020 / Season of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

the shortcuts and The Way / John 14:1-14 (1 Peter; Psalm 146; Acts 7) / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht/ Sunday May 10th 2020 / Season of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: John 14; 2 Peter 2; Acts 7; Psalm 146Theme: “The shortcuts and The Way” ___________________________ Intr – Tell me, do you think two weeks would be enough for you to train and prepare to participate in one of the Tennis Grand Slam’s tournaments? If you are going to build a house from the...


"Foundation and Light", Sermon / Luke 24:13-35; Acts 2 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / 3rd Sunday in Easter April 26th 2020 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

"Foundation and Light", Sermon / Luke 24:13-35; Acts 2 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / 3rd Sunday in Easter April 26th 2020 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: Luke 24; Acts 2Theme: “Foundation and Light”___________________________Intr – A helpful tool becomes useless, or even dangerous, if used in the wrong way. That can be true for a knife, for a baseball bat and for a flashlight. Speaking of that, I have one with me here. What’s the best way...


He saw, and believed in what he didn’t see / John 20 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday April 12th 2020 / Easter Sunday/ Mount Olive Lutheran Church

He saw, and believed in what he didn’t see / John 20 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday April 12th 2020 / Easter Sunday/ Mount Olive Lutheran Church

  Text: John 20.1-9Theme: “He saw, and believed in what he didn’t see” ___________________________ Intr – There are situations in life where you need to see in order to believe, right? Your salary slapping into your bank account, the giveaway that was promised arriving in your...


"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...


“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...


Writing on the Wall - Psalm 82 Sermon, December Prayer Service

Writing on the Wall - Psalm 82 Sermon, December Prayer Service

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday December 5th 2018: Season of Advent / Psalm 82 "Writing on the Wall" God has taken His place in the divine council;in the midst of the gods He holds judgment:"How long will you judge unjustlyand show partiality to the wicked?...


"Stay awake" / Mark 13.24-37, Jude 20-25 / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Sunday November 25th 2018: Season of Pentecost - Last Sunday of the Church Year / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

"Stay awake" / Mark 13.24-37, Jude 20-25 / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Sunday November 25th 2018: Season of Pentecost - Last Sunday of the Church Year / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

  Text: Mark 13. 24-37, Jude 20-25Theme: “Stay awake”___________________________Intr – Have you been sleeping well lately? How would you rate the overall quality of your sleep? When the night comes, is it a pleasant thing to think about crashing on your bed, or is it the beginning of...


Dennis Dusterbeck Funeral Sermon - John 14:1–7 Oct 27th 2018 / Courage in Death the Gift of Christ Jesus

Dennis Dusterbeck Funeral Sermon - John 14:1–7 Oct 27th 2018 / Courage in Death the Gift of Christ Jesus

Dennis Lloyd Dusterbeck Funeral Sermon - Pr. Ted A. Giese / Saturday October 27th 2018: Season of Pentecost / John 14:1–7 - Courage in Death the Gift of Christ Jesus [Jesus says,] “Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in Me. In My Father's house are many rooms. If...


"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...


Blade Runner 2049 (2017) Denis Villeneuve - Movie Review

Blade Runner 2049 (2017) Denis Villeneuve - Movie Review

Blade Runner 2049 (2017) Directed by: Denis VilleneuveWriters: Hampton Fancher, Michael Green (screenplay by) Hampton Fancher (story by) Philip K. Dick (based on characters from the novel "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?") Stars: Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Dave Bautista, Robin Wright, Ana...


Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday February 12th 2017 - / Matthew 5:21-37 / Jesus preaches about sin and hell and sex and marriage and divorce and murder and adultery and trustworthiness.

Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday February 12th 2017 - / Matthew 5:21-37 / Jesus preaches about sin and hell and sex and marriage and divorce and murder and adultery and trustworthiness.

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday February 12th 2017: Season of Epiphany / Matthew 5:21-37 "Jesus preaches about sin and hell and sex and marriage and divorce and murder and adultery and trustworthiness.” “You have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall...