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He Meant to Pass by Them / Mark 6:45-56 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday July 25th 2021 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

He Meant to Pass by Them / Mark 6:45-56 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday July 25th 2021 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Sunday July 25th 2021 / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Mark 6:45-56 / He Meant to Pass by Them Immediately [Jesus] made His disciples get into the boat and go before Him to the other side, to Bethsaida, while He dismissed the crowd. And after He had taken leave of them,...


So they went out and proclaimed that people should repent /  Mark 6:1-13; 2 Corinthians 12 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday July 4th, 2021 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

So they went out and proclaimed that people should repent / Mark 6:1-13; 2 Corinthians 12 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday July 4th, 2021 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: Mark 6:1-13; 2 Corinthians 12Theme:  “So they went out and proclaimed that people should repent“ (v.12)   SERMON NOTES ___________________________Intr – What is at the center of our Christian message? If someone asks us why they should attend Church, what we should say?         We might...


The annoying Teaching / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday April 25th 2021 / 4th Sunday of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

The annoying Teaching / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday April 25th 2021 / 4th Sunday of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

  Text: Acts 4.1-12; John 10:11-16; 1 John 3; Psalm 23Theme: “The annoying teaching” ___________________________ Intr – What type of things usually annoy you? Hypocrisy, Lies? A bad hair day, an ingrown nail; a Rider’s loss at home?         There may be some more serious or less serious than...


We place faith in Him / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday April 4th 2021 / Easter Sunday  - Holy Week / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

We place faith in Him / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday April 4th 2021 / Easter Sunday - Holy Week / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Theme: We Place faith in Him___________________________Intr – Your life, my life, they happen in places. So many places. The house, the workplace, the streets, the school… The places you’ve been, the place you are right now. The places you don’t want to remember, the places you just can’t...


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...


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...


Pray, Preach, Provide / Mark 1; Isaiah 40 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday, February 7th, 2021

Pray, Preach, Provide / Mark 1; Isaiah 40 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday, February 7th, 2021

  Text: Mark 1.29-39Theme: Pray, Preach, Provide___________________________Intr – The Gospel for today records three important actions of Jesus. I’d like to converse with you about them utilizing three “Ps”. 1 – Pray       Mark tells us that Jesus took some time to pray in private. That was not...


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...


War on sin / Romans 6:1-11 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday January 10th 2021 /

War on sin / Romans 6:1-11 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday January 10th 2021 /

SERMON NOTES Text: Romans 6:1-11Theme: War on sin___________________________Intr – The Baptism of our Lord marks the beginning of the fiercest battle of a War. We are used to War on terror, war on drugs, Culture wars, etc… But what do these “wars” have in common? Terror, drugs,...


Childhood’s Pattern / Luke 2:40–52 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday January 3rd 2021 / Christmas 2 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Childhood’s Pattern / Luke 2:40–52 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday January 3rd 2021 / Christmas 2 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday January 3rd 2020: Season of Christmas / Luke 2:40–52 “Childhood’s Pattern" And the Child grew and became strong, filled with wisdom. And the favor of God was upon Him. Now His parents went to Jerusalem every year at the Feast of...


Active Waiting / Luke 2:22–40 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 27th 2020 / Christmas 1 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Active Waiting / Luke 2:22–40 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 27th 2020 / Christmas 1 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 27th 2020: Season of Christmas / Luke 2:22–40 "Active Waiting" And when the time came for their purification according to the Law of Moses, they brought Him up to Jerusalem to present Him to the Lord (as it is written in the Law...


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...


Silent Night / Luke 2:1-21 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 24th 2020 / Christmas Eve / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Silent Night / Luke 2:1-21 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 24th 2020 / Christmas Eve / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted Giese / Thursday Dec 24th 2020: Season of Christmas / Luke 2:1–21 "Silent Night" 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 of Syria. And all...


Here is the Servant of the Lord /Luke 1:26-38 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Fourth Sunday in Advent December 20th 2020 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Here is the Servant of the Lord /Luke 1:26-38 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Fourth Sunday in Advent December 20th 2020 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

  Text: Luke 1:26-38 Theme: “Here is the Servant of the Lord”___________________________ Intr – What about hearing at the beginning of this year: “You will have more time to stay home”. For many people it would be news long awaited. Life is in such a hurry that for many families having more...


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...


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...