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Funeral Sermon, Emma Becker/ Wednesday, July 4th 2018

Funeral Sermon, Emma Becker/ Wednesday, July 4th 2018

Text: John 14.1-7; Psalm 23Theme: He knows us by our name.___________________________Intr – Let me open my sermon with a little bit of humour – since I learned from the family that Emma was not foreign to joking and laughing. As she passed away last Friday, and was taken to heaven through faith...


"He said," Mark 5:21-43 Sermon Pr. Ted Giese Sunday July 1st 2018 Season of Pentecost

"He said," Mark 5:21-43 Sermon Pr. Ted Giese Sunday July 1st 2018 Season of Pentecost

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Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday July 1st 2018: Season of Pentecost / Mark 5:21-43 "He said," And when Jesus had crossed again in the boat to the other side, a great crowd gathered about Him, and He was beside the sea. Then came one of the rulers of the synagogue,...


"On board through the storm" / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Season of Pentecost / June 24th 2018 - /  Mark 4:35-41

"On board through the storm" / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Season of Pentecost / June 24th 2018 - / Mark 4:35-41

Text: Mark 4:35-41Theme: On board through the storm___________________________Intr –  "One night when my youngest son was already in bed a thunderstorm broke out. After a very loud thunder, I heard him crying, and I went to his room to be with him and bring him comfort. He asked me then to...


"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...


"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...


"Born Again" / Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Trinity Sunday / May 27th 2018 - / John 3:1-17

"Born Again" / Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Trinity Sunday / May 27th 2018 - / John 3:1-17

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday May 27th 2018: Trinity Sunday / John 3:1–17 "Born Again" Now there was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews. This man came to Jesus by night and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher come from God,...


Funeral Sermon, Arthur Kachuik / Monday, May 21st 2018

Funeral Sermon, Arthur Kachuik / Monday, May 21st 2018

Text: John 14Theme: “A project finished on the wood”___________________________Intr – If you go to Arthur’s house today – actually also Denise family’s house as well – where he lived for decades, and you’d open the garage door, you’ll find many things there, I am sure. But there’s one thing...


"Speaking the other language" / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Pentecost Day / May 20th 2018 - / Acts 2:1-12

"Speaking the other language" / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Pentecost Day / May 20th 2018 - / Acts 2:1-12

  Text: Acts 2:1-12Theme: “Speaking the other language” ___________________________ Intr –  What language other than English do you feel able to speak? You might say “I can only speak English, Pastor. That’s it.” I would guess though, that you can speak at least one more language besides...


"I chose you and appointed you" / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Season Of Easter / May 06th 2018 - / John 15:9-17

"I chose you and appointed you" / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Season Of Easter / May 06th 2018 - / John 15:9-17

  Text: John 15:9-17Theme: “I chose you and appointed you to go and bear fruit” ___________________________ Intr – I chose to bring up to the pulpit today this doorstop from our church’s front door. It has nothing special per se, and actually it would go unnoticed by all if I hadn’t bring...


It is God who executes judgement - Psalm 75 Sermon, May Prayer Service

It is God who executes judgement - Psalm 75 Sermon, May Prayer Service

Text: Psalm 75Theme: It is God who executes judgment___________________________Intr –  I read a book sometime ago in which the author undertook the herculean task of bringing an abridged overview on the history of humankind around the world. A jet tour through what happened with humanity from...


"Love for the sheep" / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Season of Easter / April 22nd 2018 - / John 10:11-18

"Love for the sheep" / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Season of Easter / April 22nd 2018 - / John 10:11-18

Text: John 10:11-18Theme: “Love for the sheep” ___________________________ Intr – Good Christian friends: I invite you today to walk along with me through St. John’s Gospel for today, assimilating some important teachings from the Word of God we find in it.[1]          The first thing...


Funeral Sermon, Sheila Lupanko/ Saturday April 14th 2018

Funeral Sermon, Sheila Lupanko/ Saturday April 14th 2018

Text: John 14.2Theme: “In my Father’s house are many rooms”___________________________Intr – I heard that Sheila’s house used to have at least 30 rooms, is that information correct?                    Well, I know I am exaggerating it here. On one hand, I learned from Shirley and the girls...


"Written that you may believe" / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Easter Season / Sunday April 8th 2018 - / John 20:19-31

"Written that you may believe" / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Easter Season / Sunday April 8th 2018 - / John 20:19-31

Text: John 20:19-31Theme: “Written that you may believe” ­­­­­­­­_________________________________ Intr – One of the most known love songs from Canadian Singer Bryan Adams says in one of its verses: “Search you heart; search your soul.And when you find me there You’ll search...


"April Faiths Day" / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Easter Sunday April 1st 2018 - / Mark 16:1-8

"April Faiths Day" / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Easter Sunday April 1st 2018 - / Mark 16:1-8

Text: Mark 16:1-8Theme: April Faith’s Day___________________________Intr – Happy fool’s day!          Now, that’s a very unusual way to  begin an Easter Sermon, isn’t it? I do agree. Well, this is a very unusual happening as well. Last time Easter fell on April 1st was back in 1945. None of...


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...


The mind of Christ / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Season Of Lent / Sunday March 25th 2018 - / Phillipians 2:5-11; John 12:12-19

The mind of Christ / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Season Of Lent / Sunday March 25th 2018 - / Phillipians 2:5-11; John 12:12-19

  Text: Philippians 2:5-11; John 12:12-19Theme: The mind of Christ ___________________________Intr – I read here and there every so often a certain type of news that goes more or less like this: _The president/prime-minister of such and such country was in very simple clothes and didn’t...


To serve / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Season Of Lent / Sunday March 18th 2018 - / Mark 10:32-45

To serve / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Season Of Lent / Sunday March 18th 2018 - / Mark 10:32-45

  Text: Mark 10:32-45Theme: to Serve[1]___________________________Intr – I don’t know how familiar you are with TV reality shows like “Big Brother”. In a nutshell: they work with the idea of people living in a certain space  - in the case of BB, a house – where the pre-selected participants...


Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Season of Lent / Sunday February 25th 2018 - / Romans 5:1-11 / "God proves His love"

Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Season of Lent / Sunday February 25th 2018 - / Romans 5:1-11 / "God proves His love"

Text: Romans 5:1-11Theme: “God proves His love” ­­­­­­­­______________________                              _______________________ Intr –  Some time ago,  I watched a TV documentary about the life of Peter Norman. I learned then that he was part of an historic moment at the 1968 Summer...


Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Season of Epiphany / Sunday February 11th 2018 - / Mark 9:2-9 / "Christ's act - Him be hearing"

Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Season of Epiphany / Sunday February 11th 2018 - / Mark 9:2-9 / "Christ's act - Him be hearing"

Text: Mark 9:2-9Theme: Christ’s act - Him be hearing___________________________Intr – During Superbowl LVII this year, as it is common for all Superbowl Sundays, the next big thing after the result of the game is talking about the ads that seem to endlessly run in the commercial breaks. (It...


 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...