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Sermon / January 24, 2016 / Luke 4:16-19 / Hidden in Plain Sight / Pastor Terry Defoe

Posted in 2015 / Audio Sermons / Epiphany / Rev. Terry Defoe / ^Luke

Our sermon text is found in Luke’s Gospel, chapter 4. I’m reading verses 16 to 19: 16 He went to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and, on the Sabbath day, he went into the synagogue, as was his custom. He stood up to read, 17 and the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was handed to...


Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday Jan 17th 2016 - / John 2:1-11 / Your Best Life

Posted in 2016 / Audio Sermons / Epiphany / Pastor Ted Giese / Sermons / ^John

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / January 17th 2016 / John 2:1-11 / Season of Epiphany - Your Best Life - Jesus Turns Water into Wine On the third day there was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. Jesus also was invited to the wedding with...


Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday Jan 10th 2016 - / Luke 3:15-22 / Is Heaven Open? (Baptism of Our Lord)

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / January 10th 2016: Season of Epiphany - Baptism of Our Lord, Luke 3:15-22 - Is Heaven Open? As the people were in expectation, and all were questioning in their hearts concerning John, whether he might be the Christ, John answered them...


The Light to the Nations - Epiphany Sermon / Wednesday January 6, 2016 / Guest Pastor David Haberstock of Grace Lutheran Church - Regina

Epiphany Service for WASCANA Circuit of Central District of Lutheran Church-Canada Wednesday January 6, 2016 / Preacher: Guest Pr. David Haberstock of Grace Lutheran Church in Regina Saskatchewan. Isaiah 60:1-6, Psalm 72:1-11, Ephesians 3:1-12, Matthew 2:1-12           Arise, shine, for...


Funeral Sermon / Gertrude Lauridsen / January 6th, 2016 / 2 Timothy 4:6-8 / Pastor Terry Defoe

Funeral Sermon / Gertrude Lauridsen / January 6th, 2016 / 2 Timothy 4:6-8 / Pastor Terry Defoe

My message this afternoon is based on these words, penned by the Apostle Paul in his second letter to Timothy in the New Testament, chapter 4. Paul says: ... the time for my departure is near. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store...


Sermon / January 3, 2016 / Pastor Terry Defoe / Ephesians 1:18 / The Eyes of the Heart

Posted in 2016 / Audio Sermons / Rev. Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^Ephesians

Our sermon text for this Second Sunday after Christmas is found in Paul's letter to the Ephesians, chapter 1. I’m reading verse 18, where he says: I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you... (N.I.V.) Today's sermon...


Funeral Sermon / Arlene Hubick / January 2, 2016 / Psalm 57 / Pastor Terry Defoe

My message is based on the 57th Psalm, highlighting the following verses: Have mercy on me, my God, have mercy on me, for in you I take refuge.  I will take refuge in the shadow of your wings until the disaster has passed.  God sends forth his love and his faithfulness. Be exalted, O...


Sermon / Dec 27, 2015 / Luke 2:25-26 / A Gift for Simeon & Anna / Pastor Terry Defoe

Posted in 2015 / Audio Sermons / Christmas / Rev. Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^Luke

Our sermon text on this first Sunday after Christmas is found in Luke's gospel, chapter 2. I’m reading verses 25 and 26: 25 Now there was a man in Jerusalem called Simeon, who was righteous and devout. He was waiting for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was on him. 26 It had...


Sermon / Christmas Day 2015 / Luke 2:4-7 / Diamond in the Rough / Pastor Terry Defoe

Posted in 2015 / Audio Sermons / Christmas / Rev. Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^Luke

Our sermon text for this Christmas Day is these very familiar words from Luke's Gospel, chapter 2, verses 4 through 7: Joseph went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee, to Judea, to Bethlehem, the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David. He went there to...


Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Thursday Dec 24th 2015 - / Luke 2:1-14 / Is Christmas Just Another Day? (Christmas Eve)

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Luke 2:1-14 - Is Christmas Just Another Day? Thursday December 24th (Christmas Eve) In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first registration when Quirinius was governor...


Sermon / December 20th, 2015 / Luke 1 / Mary's Advent Song of Praise / Pastor Terry Defoe

Posted in 2015 / Advent / Audio Sermons / Rev. Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^Luke

Our sermon text is found in Luke's gospel, chapter 1. I'm reading verses 46 to 49: 46 And Mary said: “My soul glorifies the Lord 47 and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, 48 for he has been mindful of the humble state of his servant. From now on all generations will call me blessed,...


Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday Dec 13th 2015 - / Luke 7:18-28 / Joy in the Dark (Advent 3)

Posted in 2015 / Advent / Audio Sermons / Pastor Ted Giese / ^Luke

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 13th 2015, Series (c) "Joy in the Dark" Luke 7:18-28 (Advent 3 Gaudete) The disciples of John reported all these things to him. And John, calling two of his disciples to him, sent them to the Lord, saying, “Are You the one who...


Funeral Sermon For Dennis William Mitchell / Friday December 10th 2015

Funeral Sermon for Dennis William Mitchell At the Regina Funeral Home December 10th - 2015 / Rev. Ted A. Giese from Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Revelation 21:1-6 Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more. And...


Sermon / Pastor Terry Defoe / December 6th, 2015 / Luke 3:1-3 / Straight Paths

Posted in 2015 / Advent / Audio Sermons / Rev. Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^Luke

Our sermon text on this Second Sunday in the season of Advent is found in Luke’s Gospel, chapter three, verses 1 to 3: 1 In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar … 2 during the high priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the word of God came to John, son of Zechariah, in the desert. 3...


The heart is a rusty old can on a junk heap - Psalm 51 Sermon December Prayer Service

Prayer Service December 2nd - 2015. Rev. Ted A. Giese, Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Regina SK. Psalm 51 - The Heart is a Rusty Old Can on a Junk Heap Have mercy on me, O God,     according to Your steadfast love; according to Your abundant mercy     blot out my transgressions. Wash me...


Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday Nov. 29th 2015 - / Jeremiah 33:14-16 / Jesus The Righteous Branch (Advent 1)

Posted in 2015 / Advent / Audio Sermons / Pastor Ted Giese / Sermons / ^Jeremiah

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Sunday November 29th 2015, Series (c) " Jesus The Righteous Branch"  Jeremiah 33:14-16 (Advent 1) “Behold, the days are coming, declares the LORD, when I will fulfill the promise I made to the house of Israel and the house of Judah. In those...


Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday Nov. 22nd 2015 - / Mark 13:24-37 / The End - Relief or Anxiety

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Sunday November 22nd 2015, Series (b) “The End - Relief or Anxiety” Mark 13:24-37 “But in those days, after that tribulation, the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light, and the stars will be falling from heaven, and...


Sermon / November 15, 2015 / Pastor Terry Defoe / Psalm 16 / A Delightful Inheritance

Posted in 2015 / Audio Sermons / Rev. Terry Defoe / Psalm Sermons / Sermons / ^Psalms

My message is based on the 16th Psalm. From the New International Version of the Bible, the writer says: Keep me safe, my God, for in you I take refuge. Lord, you alone are my portion and my cup;  you make my lot secure. I keep my eyes always on the Lord. With him at my right hand, I will not...


Sermon / November 8th, 2015 / Pastor Terry Defoe / 2 Cor 8 / Giving Joyfully & Generously

Our sermon text is found in Paul's second letter to the Corinthian Christians, chapter 8. I'm reading verses 1, 2, & 4: And now, [fellow believers], we want you to know about the grace that God has given the Macedonian churches. In the midst of a very severe trial, their overflowing joy...


Funeral Sermon For Fred (Ted) Burke / Friday November 6th 2015

Funeral Sermon for Fred (Ted) Burke, November 6th 2015 - Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / (Matthew 20:1-16 ESV) “For the kingdom of heaven is like a master of a house who went out early in the morning to hire labourers for his vineyard. After agreeing with the labourers for...