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To Hell and Back / 1 Peter 3:13–22 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday May 17th 2020 / Season Of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

To Hell and Back / 1 Peter 3:13–22 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday May 17th 2020 / Season Of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday May 17th 2020: Season of Easter / 1 Peter 3:13–22 "To Hell and Back" “Now who is there to harm you if you are zealous for what is good? But even if you should suffer for righteousness' sake, you will be blessed. Have no fear of them, nor...


“A Narrow but Open Door” Sermon / Luke 13:22-30 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday August 25th 2019 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

“A Narrow but Open Door” Sermon / Luke 13:22-30 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday August 25th 2019 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday August 25th 2019: Season of Pentecost / Luke 13:22-30 "A Narrow but Open Door" [Jesus] went on His way through towns and villages, teaching and journeying toward Jerusalem. And someone said to Him, “Lord, will those who are saved be...


"Against the Spiritual Forces of Evil" Sermon / Luke 8:26–39 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday June 25th 2019 / Season of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

"Against the Spiritual Forces of Evil" Sermon / Luke 8:26–39 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday June 25th 2019 / Season of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday June 23rd 2019: Season of Pentecost / Luke 8:26–39 "Against the Spiritual Forces of Evil" Then they sailed to the country of the Gerasenes, which is opposite Galilee. When Jesus had stepped out on land, there met Him a man from the city...


"Through Pearly Gates" Sermon / Revelation 21:9–14, 21–27 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday May 26th 2019 / Season Of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

"Through Pearly Gates" Sermon / Revelation 21:9–14, 21–27 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday May 26th 2019 / Season Of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday May 26th 2019: Season of Easter / Revelation 21:9–14, 21–27 "Through Pearly Gates" Then came one of the seven angels who had the seven bowls full of the seven last plagues and spoke to me, saying, “Come, I will show you the Bride, the...


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 From August 18th 2013 / Division and Fire

Sermon From August 18th 2013 / Division and Fire

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / August 18th / Proper 15 in the Season of Pentecost, Luke 12:49-56             “I came to cast fire on the earth, and would that it were already kindled! I have a baptism to be baptized with, and how great is My distress until it is...


Sermon Preached at CLTS Nehemiah 5:1-13

Sermon Preached at CLTS Nehemiah 5:1-13

Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary (CLTS) in St. Catharines (Ontario)/ Rev. Ted A. Giese / January 29th 2013: Season of Epiphany, Nehemiah 5:1-13 Now there arose a great outcry of the people and of their wives against their Jewish brothers. For there were those who said, “With our sons...


Psalm 16 Sermon From January 2013 Prayer Service

Psalm 16 Sermon From January 2013 Prayer Service

  Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / January 2nd 2013: Season of Christmas, Psalm 16 "I Shall Not be Shaken"                  Preserve me, O God, for in You I take refuge.           I say to the LORD, “You are my Lord;                    I have no good apart...


Psalm 12 Sermon From September 2012 Prayer Service

Psalm 12 Sermon From September 2012 Prayer Service

  Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / September 5th 2012: Season of Pentecost, Psalm 12 "The Proud Versus The Pure"       Save, O LORD, for the godly one is gone;     for the faithful have vanished from among the children of man.     Everyone utters lies to his neighbor;...


Psalm 9 Sermon From June 2012 Prayer Service

Psalm 9 Sermon From June 2012 Prayer Service

  Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday June 6th 2012: Season of Pentecost, Psalm 9. “If God Himself Be for Me”              I will give thanks to the LORD with my whole heart;                         I will recount all of Your wonderful deeds.             I will...


Psalm 8 Sermon From May 2012 Prayer Service

Psalm 8 Sermon From May 2012 Prayer Service

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday May 2nd 2012: Easter week four, Psalm 8. “What is man that you are mindful of him”             O LORD, our Lord,                    how majestic is Your name in all the earth!           You have set Your glory above...


Psalm 1 Sermon from the October Prayer Service 2011

Psalm 1 Sermon from the October Prayer Service 2011

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday Oct 5th 2011: The Season of Pentecost, Psalm 1. “The Righteous and the wicked” Asking for Something Specific.   Blessed is the man       who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners,       nor...