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Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday Jan 31st 2016 - / Luke 4:31-44 / The Author of Your Life

Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday Jan 31st 2016 - / Luke 4:31-44 / The Author of Your Life

Posted in 2016 / Epiphany / Pastor Ted Giese / Sermons / ^Luke

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Jan 31st 2016 / Luke 4:31-44 / Season of Epiphany - The Author of Your Life And [Jesus] went down to Capernaum, a city of Galilee. And He was teaching them on the Sabbath, and they were astonished at His teaching, for His word...


Sermon / January 24, 2016 / Luke 4:16-19 / Hidden in Plain Sight / Pastor Terry Defoe

Sermon / January 24, 2016 / Luke 4:16-19 / Hidden in Plain Sight / Pastor Terry Defoe

Posted in 2015 / Audio Sermons / Epiphany / Pastor Terry Defoe / ^Luke

Our sermon text is found in Luke’s Gospel, chapter 4. I’m reading verses 16 to 19: 16 He went to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and, on the Sabbath day, he went into the synagogue, as was his custom. He stood up to read, 17 and the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was handed to...


Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday Jan 10th 2016 - / Luke 3:15-22 / Is Heaven Open? (Baptism of Our Lord)

Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday Jan 10th 2016 - / Luke 3:15-22 / Is Heaven Open? (Baptism of Our Lord)

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / January 10th 2016: Season of Epiphany - Baptism of Our Lord, Luke 3:15-22 - Is Heaven Open? As the people were in expectation, and all were questioning in their hearts concerning John, whether he might be the Christ, John answered them...


Sermon / Dec 27, 2015 / Luke 2:25-26 / A Gift for Simeon & Anna / Pastor Terry Defoe

Sermon / Dec 27, 2015 / Luke 2:25-26 / A Gift for Simeon & Anna / Pastor Terry Defoe

Posted in 2015 / Audio Sermons / Christmas / Pastor Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^Luke

Our sermon text on this first Sunday after Christmas is found in Luke's gospel, chapter 2. I’m reading verses 25 and 26: 25 Now there was a man in Jerusalem called Simeon, who was righteous and devout. He was waiting for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was on him. 26 It had...


Sermon / Christmas Day 2015 / Luke 2:4-7 / Diamond in the Rough / Pastor Terry Defoe

Sermon / Christmas Day 2015 / Luke 2:4-7 / Diamond in the Rough / Pastor Terry Defoe

Posted in 2015 / Audio Sermons / Christmas / Pastor Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^Luke

Our sermon text for this Christmas Day is these very familiar words from Luke's Gospel, chapter 2, verses 4 through 7: Joseph went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee, to Judea, to Bethlehem, the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David. He went there to...


Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Thursday Dec 24th 2015 - / Luke 2:1-14 / Is Christmas Just Another Day? (Christmas Eve)

Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Thursday Dec 24th 2015 - / Luke 2:1-14 / Is Christmas Just Another Day? (Christmas Eve)

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Luke 2:1-14 - Is Christmas Just Another Day? Thursday December 24th (Christmas Eve) 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...


Sermon / December 20th, 2015 / Luke 1 / Mary's Advent Song of Praise / Pastor Terry Defoe

Sermon / December 20th, 2015 / Luke 1 / Mary's Advent Song of Praise / Pastor Terry Defoe

Posted in 2015 / Advent / Audio Sermons / Pastor Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^Luke

Our sermon text is found in Luke's gospel, chapter 1. I'm reading verses 46 to 49: 46 And Mary said: “My soul glorifies the Lord 47 and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, 48 for he has been mindful of the humble state of his servant. From now on all generations will call me blessed,...


Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday Dec 13th 2015 - / Luke 7:18-28 / Joy in the Dark (Advent 3)

Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday Dec 13th 2015 - / Luke 7:18-28 / Joy in the Dark (Advent 3)

Posted in 2015 / Advent / Audio Sermons / Pastor Ted Giese / ^Luke

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 13th 2015, Series (c) "Joy in the Dark" Luke 7:18-28 (Advent 3 Gaudete) The disciples of John reported all these things to him. And John, calling two of his disciples to him, sent them to the Lord, saying, “Are You the one who...


Sermon / Pastor Terry Defoe / December 6th, 2015 / Luke 3:1-3 / Straight Paths

Sermon / Pastor Terry Defoe / December 6th, 2015 / Luke 3:1-3 / Straight Paths

Posted in 2015 / Advent / Audio Sermons / Pastor Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^Luke

Our sermon text on this Second Sunday in the season of Advent is found in Luke’s Gospel, chapter three, verses 1 to 3: 1 In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar … 2 during the high priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the word of God came to John, son of Zechariah, in the desert. 3...


Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday Oct 25th 2015 - / Luke 10:1-4 / Received by Faith: By Faith Alone

Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday Oct 25th 2015 - / Luke 10:1-4 / Received by Faith: By Faith Alone

Sermon Sunday Oct 25th 2015 - Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Luke 10:1-4 - Received by Faith: By Faith Alone - Mark 10:46-52 Proper 25 (Oct. 23-29)  After this the Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them on ahead of Him, two by two, into every town and place where...


The Expected Yet Unexpected Gift: First Sunday After Christmas - Luke 2:22-40

The Expected Yet Unexpected Gift: First Sunday After Christmas - Luke 2:22-40

Posted in 2014 / Audio Sermons / Christmas / Pastor Ted Giese / Sermons / ^Luke

The Expected Yet Unexpected Gift - Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / December 28th, 20014,  First Sunday After Christmas - Luke 2:22-40 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...


Christmas Eve 2014 / Pastor Terry Defoe / Luke 2:10-12 / "For You!"

Christmas Eve 2014 / Pastor Terry Defoe / Luke 2:10-12 / "For You!"

10 … the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. 11 Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord. 12 This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in...


Nothing Will be Impossible With God: Fourth Sunday in Advent - Luke 1:26-38

Nothing Will be Impossible With God: Fourth Sunday in Advent - Luke 1:26-38

Posted in 2014 / Advent / Audio Sermons / Pastor Ted Giese / Sermons / ^Ezekiel / ^Genesis / ^Luke

"Nothing Will be Impossible With God" / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / 4th Sunday in Advent 2014 / Luke 1:26-38 In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house...


Funeral Sermon for Madeline Sandoff / Saturday August 2nd 2014

Funeral Sermon for Madeline Sandoff / Saturday August 2nd 2014

Funeral Sermon for Madeline Sandoff / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Luke 15 Now the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear Him. And the Pharisees and the scribes grumbled, saying, “This man receives sinners and eats with them.” So [Jesus] told them...


Sermon / May 4th, 2014 / Luke 24 / The Road to Emmaus / Pastor Terry Defoe

Sermon / May 4th, 2014 / Luke 24 / The Road to Emmaus / Pastor Terry Defoe

Posted in 2014 / Audio Sermons / Easter / Pastor Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^Luke

    13 Now that same day, two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem. 14 They were talking with each other about everything that had happened. 15 As they talked and discussed these things with each other, Jesus himself came up and walked along with...


Sermon January 5, 2014/ Vicar James Preus/ Jesus Fulfills The Law For Our Sake / Luke 2:40-52

Sermon January 5, 2014/ Vicar James Preus/ Jesus Fulfills The Law For Our Sake / Luke 2:40-52

And the child grew and became strong, filled with wisdom. And the favor of God was upon him. 41 Now his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the Feast of the Passover. 42 And when he was twelve years old, they went up according to custom. 43 And when the feast was ended, as they...


Luke 21 Sermon From Sunday Nov. 17th Jesus is Your Redemption

Luke 21 Sermon From Sunday Nov. 17th Jesus is Your Redemption

Posted in 2013 / Audio Sermons / Pastor Ted Giese / Pentecost / Sermons / ^Luke

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Sunday November 17th 2013 / Luke 21:5-28 / "Jesus is Your Redemption"   And while some were speaking of the temple, how it was adorned with noble stones and offerings, [Jesus] said, “As for these things that you see, the days will come...


God is the God of the Living/ Vicar James Preus/ Sunday November 10, 2013

God is the God of the Living/ Vicar James Preus/ Sunday November 10, 2013

Luke 20:27-40 27 There came to him some Sadducees, those who deny that there is a resurrection, 28 and they asked him a question, saying, “Teacher, Moses wrote for us that if a man's brother dies, having a wife but no children, the manmust take the widow and raise up offspring for...


Sermon - October 27th, 2013 - Luke 18:9-13 - Pharisee & Tax Collector

Sermon - October 27th, 2013 - Luke 18:9-13 - Pharisee & Tax Collector

Posted in 2013 / Audio Sermons / Pastor Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^Luke

  9 To some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everyone else, Jesus told this parable:    10 “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. 11 The Pharisee stood by himself and prayed:   ‘God, I thank you that I am...


Sermon - October 20, 2013 - Prayer? Hang in There!

Sermon - October 20, 2013 - Prayer? Hang in There!

Posted in 2013 / Audio Sermons / Pastor Terry Defoe / Prayer / Sermons / ^Luke

now He was telling them a parable to show that at all times they ought to pray and not to lose heart...     (New American Standard Bible)   I begin my message this morning with an illustration related to prayer. It’s told by a Lutheran pastor in the U.S. He says:   Several years ago,...