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Absurd generosity / Matthew 20:1-16 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday September 20th 2020 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Absurd generosity / Matthew 20:1-16 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday September 20th 2020 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: Matthew 20.1-16Theme: Absurd generosity___________________________Intr – Jesus’ parables always have elements of “absurdity”, something completely off the wall. Just as much as he likes to use parables to get his teaching across He would use hyperboles along with them. _The Lost sheep /...


(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...


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...


"Trial and Temptation under God's Grace", Sermon / 1 Pter 1:3-9 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / 2nd Sunday in Easter April 19th 2020 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

"Trial and Temptation under God's Grace", Sermon / 1 Pter 1:3-9 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / 2nd Sunday in Easter April 19th 2020 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: 1 Peter 1:3-9Theme: “Trial and temptation under God’s Grace” ___________________________Intr – “Two hunters came across a bear so big that they dropped their rifles and ran for cover. One man climbed a tree while the other hid in a nearby cave. The bear was in no hurry to eat, so he...


Linda Unruh Funeral Sermon - Romans 8:35-39/ March 12th 2020 / Nothing separates us from His Love

Linda Unruh Funeral Sermon - Romans 8:35-39/ March 12th 2020 / Nothing separates us from His Love

Sermon – Thursday, March 12th, 2020Funeral Service of Linda UnruhText: Romans 8:35-39Theme: Nothing separates us from His Love___________________________Intr – When you think about Linda and her trajectory of 96 years on this side of heaven, what are the things that can never be separated...


God loved the world this way / John 3:1-17 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday March 8th 2020 / Season Of Lent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

God loved the world this way / John 3:1-17 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday March 8th 2020 / Season Of Lent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

  Text: John 3:11-17Theme: “God loved the world this way” ­­­­­­­­______________________                              _______________________ Intr – I’d like to invite you to think of a loved one, a person very close to your heart. Someone you think that loves you back as well. It can be...


"Die Versuchungen Christi”/ Matthäus 4:1-11 / Dr. Martin Luther /Deutscher Gottesdienst (GERMAN Service), Samstag 29. Februar. 2020 / Faztenzeit

"Die Versuchungen Christi”/ Matthäus 4:1-11 / Dr. Martin Luther /Deutscher Gottesdienst (GERMAN Service), Samstag 29. Februar. 2020 / Faztenzeit

(ENGLISH TRANSLATION BELOW)   Predigt – 29, Februar, 2020Mount Olive Lutherische Kirche, Regina, SKText: Matthäus 4:1-11Thema: Die Versuchungen Christi - Invocavit Auszüge aus einer Predigt von Martin Luther [1] ___________________________ Intr – „In diesem Evangelium hört ihr, wie der...


"Das Wort vom Kreuz ”/ 1 Korinther 1,10-18 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht /Deutscher Gottesdienst (GERMAN Service), Samstag 25. Januar. 2020 / Epiphaniaszeit

"Das Wort vom Kreuz ”/ 1 Korinther 1,10-18 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht /Deutscher Gottesdienst (GERMAN Service), Samstag 25. Januar. 2020 / Epiphaniaszeit

Text: 1 Korinther 1,10-18Thema: "Das Wort vom Kreuz ”[1] ___________________________ Intr – Die Opposition gegen das Kreuz und das Kruzifix hat in verschiedenen Ländern der Welt zugenommen. Gerichte ordnen auf Antrag von Bürgern und antichristlichen Körperschaften die Entfernung von...


"Called to be saints", Sermon / 1 Corinthians 1:1-9; John 1:29-42 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday January 19th 2020 / Second Sunday in Epiphany

"Called to be saints", Sermon / 1 Corinthians 1:1-9; John 1:29-42 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday January 19th 2020 / Second Sunday in Epiphany

  SERMON NOTES   1 Corinthians 1:1-9; John 1:29-42Theme: “Called to be saints”___________________________Intr – We confess continually in our Services and in our daily life: “I believe in the communion of saints”. The saints. Who are those guys? They are us, you and me. St. Paul states this...


Arnold Mohr Funeral Sermon - Psalm 23, John 14 January 10th 2020 / In His Name

Arnold Mohr Funeral Sermon - Psalm 23, John 14 January 10th 2020 / In His Name

Sermon – Friday, January 10th, 2020Funeral Service of Arnold MohrText: Psalm 23; John 14Theme: in His Name___________________________Intr – We gather together today for this special Service in which we want to give thanks for all the blessings God has bestowed on the life of “Mr. Fix it”…hum,...


"Unique Words for the World", Sermon / Matthew 2:1-12 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Monday January 6th 2020 / Epiphany Day

"Unique Words for the World", Sermon / Matthew 2:1-12 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Monday January 6th 2020 / Epiphany Day

Sermon – January 6th, 2020 - Epiphany DayPrince of Peace Lutheran Church, Regina, SK – Wascana Circuit ServiceMatthew 2:1-12Theme: “Unique Words for the World”___________________________Intr – Epiphany is called “The Christmas of the Gentiles” and may lead us to think about the different...


"Faith, Wisdom and the unexpected", Sermon / Sunday Readings (1 Kings 3; PSalm 119; Luke 2; Ephesians 1) / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday January 5th 2020 / Second Sunday after Christmas

"Faith, Wisdom and the unexpected", Sermon / Sunday Readings (1 Kings 3; PSalm 119; Luke 2; Ephesians 1) / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday January 5th 2020 / Second Sunday after Christmas

    Sermon Notes 1Kings 3, Psalm 119, Luke 2, Ephesians 1Theme: “Faith, Wisdom and unexpected”___________________________Intr – What could still be expected as “new” in the life of a man who has an established family and possessions, is respected in his city, and who is already 75 years...


The Rock - Psalm 95 Sermon, January Prayer Service

The Rock - Psalm 95 Sermon, January Prayer Service

Sermon – January 1st, 2020 – Wed Prayer ServiceMount Olive Lutheran Church, Regina, SKText: Psalm 95Theme: “The Rock”___________________________Intr – If you throw a piece of paper into the water it usually doesn’t sink, or it at least takes some time to dive down to the bottom. Now, if you...


"God makes promises; God keeps them" Sermon / Matthew 2; Galatians 4 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday December 29th 2019 / First Sunday After Christmas / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

"God makes promises; God keeps them" Sermon / Matthew 2; Galatians 4 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday December 29th 2019 / First Sunday After Christmas / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: Matthew 2:13-22; Galatians 4:4-7Theme: “God makes promises; God keeps them”___________________________Intr – As we approach the end of the year, we also approach the “resolution making” time as well. Because a new year begins, we all think that it is a magic date for us to promise...


"God with us - the impossible happens" Sermon / Matthew 1:18-25 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Tuesday December 24th - Christmas Eve 2019 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

"God with us - the impossible happens" Sermon / Matthew 1:18-25 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Tuesday December 24th - Christmas Eve 2019 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: Matthew 1:18-25Theme: “God with us – the impossible happens”___________________________Intr – I have with me here a sheet a paper. And also a question for you: How could you go through a sheet of paper with your entire body? Is it possible? Would you have any clue on how to do it? Yes,...