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If these were silent, the very stones would cry out / Luke 19:28–40 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday November 28th 2021 / Season of Advent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

If these were silent, the very stones would cry out / Luke 19:28–40 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday November 28th 2021 / Season of Advent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 1st 2018: Season of Advent / Luke 19:28–40 "If these were silent, the very stones would cry out" And when [Jesus] had said these things, He went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. When He drew near to Bethphage and Bethany, at...


Helplessly, in Love / Mark 10:2–16 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday October 3rd 2021 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Helplessly, in Love / Mark 10:2–16 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday October 3rd 2021 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday October 2nd 2021: Season of Pentecost / Mark 10:2–16 (This Sermon also references the Old Testament Reading for the Day: Genesis 2:18-25) “Helplessly, in Love” “Pharisees came up and in order to test [Jesus] asked, “Is it lawful for a...


Connected to the strength of His might / Ephesians 6 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday August 29th 2021 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Connected to the strength of His might / Ephesians 6 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday August 29th 2021 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: Mark 7:14-23Theme: Connected to the strength of His might______________________ Intr – “What life has separated, Facebook cannot reconnect” I saw this quote years ago on the early stages of online social networking, and it has proved itself to be true to me time and time again, with a...


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...


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...


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....


Under New Management / Matthew 21:33-46 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday October 4th 2020 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Under New Management / Matthew 21:33-46 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday October 4th 2020 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / October 4th, 2020, Matthew 21:33-46 The Parable of the Tenants – Under New Management “Hear another parable. There was a master of a house who planted a vineyard and put a fence around it and dug a winepress in it and built a tower and...


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 /...


"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...


Following Christ / John 12 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday April 5th 2020 / Palm Sunday Holy Week / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Following Christ / John 12 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday April 5th 2020 / Palm Sunday Holy Week / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday April 5th 2020: Holy Week Palm Sunday / John 12:12–19 "Following Christ" The next day the large crowd that had come to the feast heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem. So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet Him,...


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...


"Blessed saints", Sermon / Matthew 5:1-12/ Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday November 3rd 2019 / Season Of Pentecost, All Saints Day Observed / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

"Blessed saints", Sermon / Matthew 5:1-12/ Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday November 3rd 2019 / Season Of Pentecost, All Saints Day Observed / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: Matthew 5:1-12Theme: “Blessed Saints”___________________________Intr – Saints: Who are they? _Saints in Heaven – Christians that departed in faith in Christ to be with the Lord. They are with Christ (Phil 1:21), praising the Lord (rev 7) and even shouting to Him “until when”...


"3 - One Source" - Sermon Series: "Only One" / Luke 16:19-31 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday September 29th 2019 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

"3 - One Source" - Sermon Series: "Only One" / Luke 16:19-31 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday September 29th 2019 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

 SERMON NOTES Text: Luke 16:19-31Theme: “III - One Source”- Series: Only One[1]___________________________Intr – In the midst of the chaos and muddy water that the whole fake news has become in our day (just the name is new btw, cause History is filled with fake and distorted news passed...


"1 - One Shepherd" -  Sermon Series: "Only One" / Luke 15:1-10 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday September 15th 2019 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

"1 - One Shepherd" - Sermon Series: "Only One" / Luke 15:1-10 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday September 15th 2019 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

SERMON NOTESText: Luke 15:1-10Theme: “One Shepherd” - Series: Only One[1]___________________________Intr – On Luke’s Gospel today, Jesus introduces His parable with a question: “What men of you…?” I’ll introduce my sermon today with a question as well: what man or woman of you have ever won...


"Labour and Humility" Sermon / Luke 14:1-14 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday September 1st 2019 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

"Labour and Humility" Sermon / Luke 14:1-14 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday September 1st 2019 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday September 1st 2019: Season of Pentecost / Luke 14:1-14 "Labour and Humility" One Sabbath, when [Jesus] went to dine at the house of a ruler of the Pharisees, they were watching Him carefully. And behold, there was a man before Him who...


"The Good Shepherd" Sermon / John 10:22-30 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday May 12th 2019 / Season Of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

"The Good Shepherd" Sermon / John 10:22-30 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday May 12th 2019 / Season Of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

The Good Shepherd - John 10:22-30 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Season of Easter / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Sunday May 12th 2019 – Mother’s Day At that time the Feast of Dedication took place at Jerusalem. It was winter, and Jesus was walking in the temple, in the colonnade of Solomon. So the...


“Who Receives the Vineyard?” Sermon / Luke20:9-20 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday April 7th 2019 / Season Of Lent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

“Who Receives the Vineyard?” Sermon / Luke20:9-20 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday April 7th 2019 / Season Of Lent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese /April 7th / Season of Lent, Luke20:9-20 “Who Receives the Vineyard?” And [Jesus] began to tell the people this parable: “A man planted a vineyard and let it out to tenants and went into another country for a long while. When the time came,...


"An exaggeration of love" Sermon / Luke 15:1-3; 11-32 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday March 31st 2019 / Season of Lent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

"An exaggeration of love" Sermon / Luke 15:1-3; 11-32 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday March 31st 2019 / Season of Lent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

  Text: Luke 15:1-3; 11-32Theme: “An exaggeration of Love”___________________________Intr - What do you think about these features in your life: - Two weekends;- Three Sundays;- Two salaries per month- The number of weeks of vacations according to your wish;- Three desserts...


"Love for the sheep" / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Season of Easter / April 22nd 2018 - / John 10:11-18

"Love for the sheep" / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Season of Easter / April 22nd 2018 - / John 10:11-18

Text: John 10:11-18Theme: “Love for the sheep” ___________________________ Intr – Good Christian friends: I invite you today to walk along with me through St. John’s Gospel for today, assimilating some important teachings from the Word of God we find in it.[1]          The first thing...


Sermon / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Season of Pentecost / Sunday October 29th 2017 - / Matthew 22:34-46 / Who is the Christ?

Sermon / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Season of Pentecost / Sunday October 29th 2017 - / Matthew 22:34-46 / Who is the Christ?

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday Oct 29th 2017: Season of Pentecost / Matthew 22:34-46 "Who is the Christ?" But when the Pharisees heard that He had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together. And one of them, a lawyer, asked Him a question to test Him....