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Jesus is the Christ / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday April 11th 2021 / 2nd Sunday of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Jesus is the Christ / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday April 11th 2021 / 2nd Sunday of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: John 20:19-31Theme: "Jesus is the Christ” ___________________________ Intr – You know, times change, the pandemic has caused so many alterations, so I thought you might want to catch up with the latest on one of our favourite sports. Here’s my CFL update: _The ball is oval. But you can...


Our Humble King and Christ / Zechariah 9:9, Philippians 2:5-11, Mark 14-15 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday March 28th 2021 / Palm Sunday Holy Week / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Our Humble King and Christ / Zechariah 9:9, Philippians 2:5-11, Mark 14-15 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday March 28th 2021 / Palm Sunday Holy Week / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Palm Sunday – Sunday of the Passion March 29th 2021: Season of Lent / Zechariah 9:9, Philippians 2:5-11, Mark 14-15 "Our Humble King and Christ" Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though He was in the form of...


(un)Changing Names / Genesis 17; Romans 5:1-11; Mark 8:27-38 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Second Sunday in Lent, February 28, 2021

(un)Changing Names / Genesis 17; Romans 5:1-11; Mark 8:27-38 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Second Sunday in Lent, February 28, 2021

SERMON NOTES Text: Genesis 17; Romans 5:1-11; Mark 8:27-38Theme: (Un)Changing Names ____________________________  Intr – Have you ever thought of changing your name?         Some people have done that; others go by the middle name to avoid using their given name. Some people have nicknames by...


The Bridge / Mark 9:2-9 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Transfiguration Sunday, February 14th, 2021

The Bridge / Mark 9:2-9 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Transfiguration Sunday, February 14th, 2021

  Text: Mark 9:2-9Theme: The Bridge___________________________Intr – Country A and country B were two friendly countries, but they had something between them. In country A jokes would run amok about the “dumbness” of citizens of country B.[1]         One day, president of Country B wrote...


Greater than these you will see / John 1, 1 Samuel 3, Psalm 139, 1 Corinthians 6 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday January 17th 2021 /

Greater than these you will see / John 1, 1 Samuel 3, Psalm 139, 1 Corinthians 6 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday January 17th 2021 /

  Texts: John 1.43-51; 1Corinthians 6.12-20; Psalm 139; 1Samuel 3.1-10Theme: Greater than these you will see___________________________Intr – In my hands I have a copy of a book, a random book. As you look to it you don’t see many reasons why it would special to the point of being brought to the...


Changed forever/ John 1:1-14 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Christmas Day December 25th 2020 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Changed forever/ John 1:1-14 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Christmas Day December 25th 2020 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: John 1:1-14 Theme: “Changed forever” ___________________________ Intr – Every year, as Christmas arrives, we may be caught trying to find something new, something different to write or to say on this date. The story is always the same though, and we may get stuck between repetition...


Encouraging with The Teaching, II / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday November 15th 2020 - / 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11

Encouraging with The Teaching, II / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday November 15th 2020 - / 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11

Text: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11Theme: Encouraging with the Teaching - II ___________________________ Intr – Last week we talked about encouraging people, and we heard that Paul encourages the Thessalonians by teaching doctrine. That is, knowing the Word of God is great encouragement to our faith....


Encouraging with The Teaching, I /Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday November 8th 2020 - / 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

Encouraging with The Teaching, I /Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday November 8th 2020 - / 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

Text: 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18Theme: Encouraging with Teaching - I ___________________________ Intr – How do you encourage people in your daily life? Words, cards, phone calls are options. Sometimes even by not saying a word but just being there for them.          Paul is encouraging Christians...


“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....


“Time to Thank” / Luke 17:11-19 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht/ Sunday October 11th 2020 / Thanksgiving Weekend / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

“Time to Thank” / Luke 17:11-19 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht/ Sunday October 11th 2020 / Thanksgiving Weekend / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: Luke 17:11-19Theme: “Time to Thank”___________________________ Intr – Dear friends, I came up to the pulpit today to let you know that I’ve had a completely jam-packed, full to the brim, busier-than-busy week, so unfortunately I didn’t have time to prepare a sermon for this weekend....


"The Mind of Christ (Mind Full n’ Blessed)"/ Philippians 2.1-18; Matthew 21:21-33; Psalm 25; Ezekiel 18:1-4 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht/ Sunday September 27th 2020 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

"The Mind of Christ (Mind Full n’ Blessed)"/ Philippians 2.1-18; Matthew 21:21-33; Psalm 25; Ezekiel 18:1-4 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht/ Sunday September 27th 2020 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: Philippians 2.1-18; Matthew 21:21-33; Psalm 25; Ezekiel 18:1-4Theme: The Mind of Christ (Mind Full n’ Blessed)___________________________Intr – The late famous scientist Stephen Hawking released in 2010 his book called “The Grand Design”. In this writing he declared God not necessary in the...


(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...


Against the fear of isolation / Matthew 14:22-33/ Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday August 9th 2020 / Season of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Against the fear of isolation / Matthew 14:22-33/ Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday August 9th 2020 / Season of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

    Text: Matthew 14:22-33Theme: Against the fear of isolation___________________________Intr – When we hit Matthew 14 in the lectionary, or in our personal Bible reading, we see the episode of the storm in the sea, and usually plenty of good illustrations and applications pour into our minds...


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...


Humble yourselves / 1 Peter 5:5-11 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday May 24th 2020 / Season Of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Humble yourselves / 1 Peter 5:5-11 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday May 24th 2020 / Season Of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: 1 Peter 5:5-11Theme: “Humble yourselves” ___________________________ Intr – The name Manfred Von Richthofen perhaps doesn’t ring a bell for most of us, but his nickname may be well known: “The Red Baron.” Red was the color of many of the planes with which Manfred Albrecht Freiherr...


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...