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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...


Flesh And Blood Jesus: Christmas Day - John 1:1-14

Flesh And Blood Jesus: Christmas Day - John 1:1-14

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

"Flesh And Blood Jesus" / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Christmas Day 2014 / John 1:1-14 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, and without Him was not any thing...


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...


Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) Directed by Ridley Scott - Movie Review

Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) Directed by Ridley Scott - Movie Review

Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) Directed by: Ridley Scott Writers: Adam Cooper, Bill Collage, Jeffery Caine, Steven Zaillian. Stars: Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Isaac Andrews, John Turturro, Ben Mendelsohn, Ben Kingsley, Maria Valverde Run Time: 150 Min Rated: PG (Canada) Rated PG-13 (MPAA)...


Who Does The Preparing? You or God?: Second Sunday in Advent - Mark 1:1-8

Who Does The Preparing? You or God?: Second Sunday in Advent - Mark 1:1-8

Posted in 2014 / Advent / Audio Sermons / Baptism / Pastor Ted Giese / Sermons / ^Mark

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Mark 1:1-8 / Adent 2 - December 7th 2014 The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.           As it is written in Isaiah the prophet,           “Behold, I send My messenger before your face,                    who...


Remove Your stroke from me - my hope is in You - Psalm 39 Sermon From December  Prayer Service

Remove Your stroke from me - my hope is in You - Psalm 39 Sermon From December Prayer Service

"Remove Your stroke from me - my hope is in You" / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wed December 3rd 2014: Season of Advent, Psalm 39           I said, “I will guard my ways,                    that I may not sin with my tongue;           I will guard my mouth with...


Do You Come to Jesus? or Does Jesus Comes to You?: First Sunday in Advent - Mark 11:1-10

Do You Come to Jesus? or Does Jesus Comes to You?: First Sunday in Advent - Mark 11:1-10

Do You Come to Jesus? or Does Jesus Comes to You?: First Sunday in Advent - Mark 11:1-10 / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Mount Olive Lutheran Church 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 Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014) Directed by Francis Lawrence - Movie Review

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014) Directed by Francis Lawrence - Movie Review

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014) Directed by: Francis Lawrence Writers: Danny Strong, Peter Craig (Screen Play), Suzanne Collins (Novel) Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Donald Sutherland, Julianne Moore, Joshua Hutcherson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Run Time: 123 min Rated: PG (Canada)...


Funeral Sermon for Sara Turnquist / Saturday 22nd 2014

Funeral Sermon for Sara Turnquist / Saturday 22nd 2014

Posted in 2014 / Audio Sermons / Funeral Sermons / Pastor Ted Giese / Sermons / ^John

Funeral Sermon for Sara Turnquist / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / John 10:14-18, 27-30  / Nov 22nd 2014       [Jesus says] "I am the Good Shepherd. I know My own and My own know Me, just as the Father knows Me and I know the Father; and I lay down My life for the sheep....


November Pop Culture and the Bible, Bible Study: Pocahontas & The Hunchback of Notre Dame

November Pop Culture and the Bible, Bible Study: Pocahontas & The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Posted in 2014 / Bible Study / Pastor Ted Giese / Youth/Young Adults

Saturday November 22nd 4pm - 9:30pm What Is: Pop Culture And The Bible, Bible Study? It's an opportunity for Youth/Young Adults to practice putting their faith to work while looking at pop culture. We generally watch movies and then explore how Scripture intersects with what we've watched....


Funeral Sermon For Helen Harlos / Friday November 14th 2014

Funeral Sermon For Helen Harlos / Friday November 14th 2014

Helen Edith Harlos Funeral Sermon / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Revelation 21:1-6            Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more. And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down...


Funeral Sermon For Walter Huber / Thursday November 13th 2014

Funeral Sermon For Walter Huber / Thursday November 13th 2014

Posted in 2014 / Audio Sermons / Funeral Sermons / Pastor Ted Giese / Sermons / ^John

Walter Oscar Huber Funeral Sermon / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / John 14:1-7 / November 13th 2014 Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in Me. In My Father's house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a...


Interstellar (2014) Directed by Christopher Nolan - Movie Review

Interstellar (2014) Directed by Christopher Nolan - Movie Review

Interstellar (2014) Directed by: Christopher Nolan Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Michael Caine, Mackenzie Foy, Jessica Chastain, Ellen Burstyn, John Lithgow Run Time: 169 min Rated: PG (Canada) PG-13 (MPAA) for some intense perilous action...


O Lord - Be Not Far From Me - Psalm 38 Sermon From November Prayer Service

O Lord - Be Not Far From Me - Psalm 38 Sermon From November Prayer Service

"O Lord - Be Not Far From Me" / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wed November 5th 2014: Season of Pentecost, Psalm 38.           O LORD, rebuke me not in Your anger,                    nor discipline me in Your wrath!           For Your arrows have sunk...


Hope in Death - Asleep in Christ: Twenty-Second Sunday After Pentecost - 1st Thessalonians 4:13-18

Hope in Death - Asleep in Christ: Twenty-Second Sunday After Pentecost - 1st Thessalonians 4:13-18

Hope in Death - Asleep in Christ: Twenty-Second Sunday After Pentecost - 1st Thessalonians 4:13-18 / Pastor Ted Giese / Mount Olive Lutheran Church But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope. For since...


Called Children of God: All Saints Day (Observed) - 1 John 3:1-3 / Pastor Ted Giese

Called Children of God: All Saints Day (Observed) - 1 John 3:1-3 / Pastor Ted Giese

Called Children of God: All Saints Day (Observed) - 1 John 3:1-3 / Sunday November 2nd 2014 / Pastor Ted Giese See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know...


Fury (2014) Directed by David Ayer - Movie Review

Fury (2014) Directed by David Ayer - Movie Review

Fury (2014) Directed by: David Ayer Writer: David Ayer Stars: Brad Pitt, Logan Lerman, Shia LaBeouf, Michael Peña, Jon Bernthal             Run Time: 134 min Rated: 14A (Canada) R (MPAA) for strong sequences of war violence, some grisly images, and language throughout. Listen here for audio...


A Wedding Invitation - Thanksgiving: 18th Sunday After Pentecost - Matthew 22:1-14 / Pastor Ted Giese

A Wedding Invitation - Thanksgiving: 18th Sunday After Pentecost - Matthew 22:1-14 / Pastor Ted Giese

A Wedding Invitation - Thanksgiving: 18th Sunday After Pentecost - Matthew 22:1-14 / Pastor Ted Giese And again Jesus spoke to them in parables, saying, “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding feast for his son, and sent his servants to call those who were invited...


Annabelle (2014) Directed by John R. Leonetti - Movie Review

Annabelle (2014) Directed by John R. Leonetti - Movie Review

Annabelle (2014) Directed by: John R. Leonetti Writer: Gary Dauberman Stars: Annabelle Wallis, Ward Horton, Tony Amendola, Alfre Woodward Run Time: 98 Min Rated: 14-A (Canada) R (MPAA) for intense sequences of disturbing violence and terror. Listen here for audio of radio interviews about...


The Maze Runner (2014) Directed by Wes Ball - Movie Review

The Maze Runner (2014) Directed by Wes Ball - Movie Review

The Maze Runner (2014) Directed by: Wes Ball Writers: Noah Oppenheim, Grant Pierce Myers, T.S. Nowlin (screenplay); James Dashner (book) Stars: Dylan O'Brien, Blake Cooper, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Aml Ameen, Ki Hong Lee Run Time: 113 min Rated: PG (Canada)...