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“God Spoke all These Words” Mount Olive Lutheran Church Season Of Lent Sunday Sermon March 3rd 2024 – John 2:13–25 & Exodus 20:1–17

“God Spoke all These Words” Mount Olive Lutheran Church Season Of Lent Sunday Sermon March 3rd 2024 – John 2:13–25 & Exodus 20:1–17

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday March 3rd 2024: Season of Lent / John 2:13–25 & Exodus 20:1–17 “God Spoke all These Words” The Passover of the Jews was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. In the temple he found those who were selling oxen and sheep and pigeons,...


“Patience Tested” Mount Olive Lutheran Church Season of Lent Sunday Sermon February 25th 2024 – Mark 8:27-38; Genesis 17:1-7, 15, 16; Romans 5:1-11

“Patience Tested” Mount Olive Lutheran Church Season of Lent Sunday Sermon February 25th 2024 – Mark 8:27-38; Genesis 17:1-7, 15, 16; Romans 5:1-11

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday February 25th 2024: Season of Lent / Mark 8:27-38; Genesis 17:1-7, 15, 16; Romans 5:1-11 “Patience Tested”         And Jesus went on with His disciples to the villages of Caesarea Philippi. And on the way He asked His disciples, “Who...


“Your Heart and the Temptation of Christ Jesus” Mount Olive Lutheran Church Season of Lent Sunday Sermon February 18th 2024 – Mark 1:9–15

“Your Heart and the Temptation of Christ Jesus” Mount Olive Lutheran Church Season of Lent Sunday Sermon February 18th 2024 – Mark 1:9–15

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday February 18th 2024: Season of Lent / Mark 1:9–15 “Your Heart and the Temptation of Christ Jesus.” In those days Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan. And when He came up out of the water,...


“The King’s Wisdom” Mount Olive Lutheran Church Sermon Ash Wednesday February 14th 2024 - Matthew 6:1–6, 16–21

“The King’s Wisdom” Mount Olive Lutheran Church Sermon Ash Wednesday February 14th 2024 - Matthew 6:1–6, 16–21

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday February 14th 2024: Ash Wednesday, Season of Lent / Matthew 6:1–6, 16–21 “The King’s Wisdom” Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father...


“Encouragement From the Finishing Line” Mount Olive Lutheran Church Transfiguration Sunday Sermon February 11th 2024 – Mark 9:2–9

“Encouragement From the Finishing Line” Mount Olive Lutheran Church Transfiguration Sunday Sermon February 11th 2024 – Mark 9:2–9

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday February 11th 2024: Transfiguration Sunday / Mark 9:2–9 “Encouragement From the Finishing Line” And after six days Jesus took with Him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. And He was transfigured...


“Authority over All Things” Mount Olive Lutheran Church Sermon January 28th 2024 – Mark 1:21-28

“Authority over All Things” Mount Olive Lutheran Church Sermon January 28th 2024 – Mark 1:21-28

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday January 28th 2024: Season of Epiphany / Mark 1:21-28 “Authority over All Things” And they went into Capernaum, and immediately on the Sabbath He entered the synagogue and was teaching. And they were astonished at His teaching, for...


Marlene Elizabeth Leir Funeral Sermon – Ephesians 3:14–21  January 25th 2024 / Jesus, Family and Faith

Marlene Elizabeth Leir Funeral Sermon – Ephesians 3:14–21 January 25th 2024 / Jesus, Family and Faith

Marlene Elizabeth Leir Funeral Sermon -Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Thursday January 25th 2024: Season of Epiphany / Ephesians 3:14–21 "Jesus, Family and Faith" For this reason I bow my knees before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named,...


“While The Iron is Hot” Mount Olive Lutheran Church Sermon January 21st 2024 – Jonah 3:1–5, 10; 1st Corinthians 7:29–35 & Mark 1:14–20

“While The Iron is Hot” Mount Olive Lutheran Church Sermon January 21st 2024 – Jonah 3:1–5, 10; 1st Corinthians 7:29–35 & Mark 1:14–20

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday January 21st 2024: Season of Epiphany / Jonah 3:1–5, 10; 1 Corinthians 7:29–35; Mark 1:14–20 "While The Iron is Hot" Now after John was arrested, Jesus came into Galilee, proclaiming the gospel of God, and saying, “The time is fulfilled,...


William (Bill) Wendel Funeral Sermon – Matthew 28:16–20 January 20th 2024 / What is Life After Death Like?

William (Bill) Wendel Funeral Sermon – Matthew 28:16–20 January 20th 2024 / What is Life After Death Like?

William (Bill) Wendel Funeral Sermon - Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Saturday January 20th 2024: Season of Epiphany / Matthew 28:16–20 "What is Life After Death Like?" Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. And when...


“Called out of Darkness to Speak” Mount Olive Lutheran Church Sermon January 14th 2024 – 1st Samuel 3:1-20 & 1st Corinthians 6:12-20

“Called out of Darkness to Speak” Mount Olive Lutheran Church Sermon January 14th 2024 – 1st Samuel 3:1-20 & 1st Corinthians 6:12-20

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday January 14th 2024: Season of Epiphany / 1 Samuel 3:1-20 “Called out of Darkness to Speak” Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the LORD in the presence of Eli. And the word of the LORD was rare in those days; there was no...


Lorraine Kathleen Paul Funeral Sermon – John 10:14-18, 27-30 January 13th 2024 / I am Jesus’ Little Lamb

Lorraine Kathleen Paul Funeral Sermon – John 10:14-18, 27-30 January 13th 2024 / I am Jesus’ Little Lamb

Lorraine Kathleen Paul Funeral Sermon - Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Saturday January 13th 2024: Season of Epiphany / John 10:14-18, 27-30 “I am Jesus’ Little Lamb” [Jesus says] "I am the Good Shepherd. I know My own and My own know Me, just as the Father knows Me and...


“A World Without Sin” Mount Olive Lutheran Church Sermon January 7th 2024 - Mark 1:4-11 & Romans 6:1-11

“A World Without Sin” Mount Olive Lutheran Church Sermon January 7th 2024 - Mark 1:4-11 & Romans 6:1-11

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Monday January 7th 2024: Baptism of our Lord / Mark 1:4-11 & Romans 6:1-11 “A World Without Sin” John appeared, baptizing in the wilderness and proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. And all the country of Judea and...


“The Eternal Son, This Precious Gift” Mount Olive Lutheran Church Sermon Dec 25th 2023 - John 1:1–14

“The Eternal Son, This Precious Gift” Mount Olive Lutheran Church Sermon Dec 25th 2023 - John 1:1–14

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Monday December 25th 2023: Christmas Day / John 1:1–14 “The Eternal Son, This Precious Gift” In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him,...


Born According to His Purpose / Luke 2:1–20 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 24th 2023 / Christmas Eve / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Born According to His Purpose / Luke 2:1–20 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 24th 2023 / Christmas Eve / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 24th 2023: Christmas Eve / Luke 2:1–20 “Born According to His Purpose” 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...


Prepared for what was Foretold / Luke 1:26–38 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 24th 2023 / Advent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Prepared for what was Foretold / Luke 1:26–38 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 24th 2023 / Advent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 24th 2023: Season of Advent / Luke 1:26–38 “Prepared for what was Foretold” 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...


Godzilla Minus One (2023) By Takashi Yamazaki

Godzilla Minus One (2023) By Takashi Yamazaki

Godzilla Minus One (2023) Director: Takashi Yamazaki Writer: Takashi Yamazaki Stars: Minami Hamabe, Ryunosuke Kamiki, Sakura Ando, Kuranosuke Sasaki, Hidetaka Yoshioka, Munetaka Aoki, Yuki Yamada, Runtime: 124min Rated: 14A (Alberta), PG (British Columbia) G (Quebec) PG-13 (MPAA) for...


The Gift of Joy / 1 Thessalonians 5:16–24 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 17th 2023 / Advent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

The Gift of Joy / 1 Thessalonians 5:16–24 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 17th 2023 / Advent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 17th 2023: Season of Advent / 1 Thessalonians 5:16–24 "The Gift of Joy" Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. Do not quench the Spirit. Do...


Prepared Through Repentance / 2 Peter 3:8–14 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 10th 2023 / Advent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Prepared Through Repentance / 2 Peter 3:8–14 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 10th 2023 / Advent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 10th 2023: Advent / 2 Peter 3:8–14 “Prepared Through Repentance” But do not overlook this one fact, beloved, that with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day. The Lord is not slow to fulfill...


Napoleon (2023) By Ridley Scott

Napoleon (2023) By Ridley Scott

Napoleon (2023) Director: Ridley Scott Writers: David Scarpa Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Vanessa Kirby, Mark Bonnar, Edouard Philipponnat, Ian McNeice, Rupert Everett Runtime: 158min Rated: 14A (Canada) R (MPAA) for strong violence, some grisly images, sexual content and brief language. Listen...


Jesus Comes to Save Us / Mark 11:1–10  / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 3rd 2023 / Advent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Jesus Comes to Save Us / Mark 11:1–10 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 3rd 2023 / Advent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday Dec 3rd 2023: Season of Advent / Mark 11:1–10 "Jesus Comes to Save Us" Now when they drew near to Jerusalem, to Bethphage and Bethany, at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two of His disciples and said to them, “Go into the village in...