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A heart of wisdom - Psalm 90 Sermon, August Prayer Service

A heart of wisdom - Psalm 90 Sermon, August Prayer Service

Text: Psalm 90Theme: “A heart of wisdom”.[1]___________________________Intr –  Psalm 90, our text for today, talks about the transience and frailty of life; broaches the topic of life's end. But here’s a story of survival. Betty Lou Oliver - an incredible story. She survived two...


Warning and Hope - Psalm 89 Sermon, July Prayer Service

Warning and Hope - Psalm 89 Sermon, July Prayer Service

    Text: Psalm 89Theme: “Warning and Hope”. [1]___________________________Intr – Psalm 89 goes along with Psalm 88 in its gloomy depiction of Israel’s unfaithfulness to God, and the somber consequences of this disobedience. Notably, it starts by proclaiming God’s faithfulness....


Trust God Even in Darkness - Psalm 88 Sermon, June Prayer Service

Trust God Even in Darkness - Psalm 88 Sermon, June Prayer Service

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday June 5th 2019: Season of Easter / Psalm 88 "Trust God Even in Darkness" O LORD, God of my salvation,I cry out day and night before You.Let my prayer come before You;incline Your ear to my cry! For my soul is full of troubles,and my...


"This one was born there"(Jus Christi) - Sermon on Psalm 87 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Wed May 1st 2019, Wednesday Prayer Service / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

"This one was born there"(Jus Christi) - Sermon on Psalm 87 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Wed May 1st 2019, Wednesday Prayer Service / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

  Text: Psalm 87Theme: “This one was born there”. [1]___________________________Intr – If you are a temporary resident in Canada, and you are about to have a child, you’d certainly have a look on the laws about birth rights for children of non-Canadians and temporary residents.         ...


Jacob Hodel Funeral Sermon - Psalm 23 April 30th 2019 / The Green Grass of Home

Jacob Hodel Funeral Sermon - Psalm 23 April 30th 2019 / The Green Grass of Home

Funeral Sermon for Jacob Hodel - Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Tuesday April 30th 2019: Season of Easter / Psalm 23 "The Green Grass of Home" The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.                    He makes me lie down in green pastures.           He leads me...


“Psalm Sunday” Sermon / Phillipians 2:5-11; John 12:12-19; Psalm 118; Deuteronomy 32:36-39 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday April 14th 2019 / Palm Sunday / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

“Psalm Sunday” Sermon / Phillipians 2:5-11; John 12:12-19; Psalm 118; Deuteronomy 32:36-39 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Sunday April 14th 2019 / Palm Sunday / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: Philippians 2:5-11, with Psalm 118, Dt 32 and The GospelTheme: “Psalm Sunday”___________________________Intr – The theme for my sermon for Palm Sunday is “Psalm Sunday”. I’m using “psalm” here as synonym for hymns, songs, music. The reason for my choice today is that we see hymns all...


"hate and Love" - Sermon on Psalm 85 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Wed March 6th 2019: Ash Wednesday / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

"hate and Love" - Sermon on Psalm 85 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht / Wed March 6th 2019: Ash Wednesday / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

  Text: Psalm 85Theme: Anger and Love ___________________________Intr – Here’s a quote for you: "He who believes in freedom of the will has never loved and never hated."[1] Take it in a poetic or an ironic way, there are traces of reality on this phrase. When we feel in love we more often...


Close to God - Psalm 84 Sermon, February Prayer Service

Close to God - Psalm 84 Sermon, February Prayer Service

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday February 6th 2019: Season of Epiphany / Psalm 84 "Close to God"           How lovely is Your dwelling place,                    O LORD of hosts!           My soul longs, yes, faints                    for the courts of...


Loving the Joneses - Psalm 83 Sermon, January Prayer Service

Loving the Joneses - Psalm 83 Sermon, January Prayer Service

    Text: Psalm 83Theme: Loving the Joneses ___________________________Intr –  What would you do if 10 neighbours around your house, or apartment, started to mock your faith; began to battle against you and your family because of what you believe. What if they would start even to...


Writing on the Wall - Psalm 82 Sermon, December Prayer Service

Writing on the Wall - Psalm 82 Sermon, December Prayer Service

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday December 5th 2018: Season of Advent / Psalm 82 "Writing on the Wall" God has taken His place in the divine council;in the midst of the gods He holds judgment:"How long will you judge unjustlyand show partiality to the wicked?...


Lottie Leibel Funeral Sermon - Psalm 23 & Philippians 4:10–14 Nov 12th 2018 / Contentment in Christ Jesus

Lottie Leibel Funeral Sermon - Psalm 23 & Philippians 4:10–14 Nov 12th 2018 / Contentment in Christ Jesus

Funeral Sermon for Lottie Leibel at  the Regina Memorial Gardens / Pr. Ted A. Giese from Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Monday November 12th 2018: Season of Pentecost / Psalm 23 & Philippians 4:10–14 "Contentment in Christ Jesus"           The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.          ...


Open your mouth wide - Psalm 81 Sermon, November Prayer Service

Open your mouth wide - Psalm 81 Sermon, November Prayer Service

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday November 7th 2018: Season of Pentecost / Psalm 81 "Open your mouth wide" Sing aloud to God our strength;      shout for joy to the God of Jacob! Raise a song; sound the tambourine,      the sweet lyre with the harp. Blow the trumpet...


Restoration- Psalm 80 Sermon, October Prayer Service, 2018

Restoration- Psalm 80 Sermon, October Prayer Service, 2018

      Sermon – September 5th, 2018 Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Regina, SK Text: Psalm 80Theme: Restoration___________________________Intr –  When you see something undergoing restoration, which of these two things you think is it that is going to happen: _They are destroying the...


How long? - Psalm 79 Sermon, September Prayer Service, 2018

How long? - Psalm 79 Sermon, September Prayer Service, 2018

    Sermon Outline Text: Psalm 79Theme: How long? Forever___________________________Intr –  How long? This anguished question lingers in our ears as we hear Psalm 79. There is tragedy, terror, desolation. There is fear, dishonor, loss. The cry echoes in the streets of Jerusalem:...


From Zoan to Zion- Psalm 78 Sermon, August Prayer Service

From Zoan to Zion- Psalm 78 Sermon, August Prayer Service

Text: Psalm 78Theme: From Zoan to Zion___________________________Intr –  Have you ever noticed how frequently you do use parables on your interactions? I can assure you that you use it on almost a daily basis with your family, with friends, or at work.           Let me illustrate how I know...


Remember the future - Psalm 77 Sermon, July Prayer Service

Remember the future - Psalm 77 Sermon, July Prayer Service

Text: Psalm 77Theme: Remember the future___________________________Intr – We are forgetful people. We forget where we left the car key, or the remote. We don’t recall where our glasses are, or the tools we need. We don’t know where our cell phone is…Whenever we forget where something we need...


The Foam of His Gasping - Psalm 76 Sermon, June Prayer Service

The Foam of His Gasping - Psalm 76 Sermon, June Prayer Service

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday June 6th 2018: Season of Pentecost / Psalm 76 "The Foam of His Gasping"           In Judah God is known;                    His name is great in Israel.           His abode has been established in Salem,                   ...


"Hear, O my people, while I admonish/testify/warn you!" / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Confirmation Sunday / June 3rd 2018 - / Psalm 81:1-10

"Hear, O my people, while I admonish/testify/warn you!" / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Confirmation Sunday / June 3rd 2018 - / Psalm 81:1-10

    Text: Psalm 81:1-10Theme: “Hear, O my people, while I admonish/testify/warn you!” (v.8)___________________________Intr –  Psalm 81, on our lectionary for today, seems to guess our festivity, Confirmation Sunday, as the psalmist writes: “Sing aloud to God our strength; ishout for joy to...


Your Right Hand - Psalm 74 Sermon April Prayer Service

Your Right Hand - Psalm 74 Sermon April Prayer Service

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday April 4th 2018: Season of the church year / Psalm 74 "Your Right Hand." O God, why do You cast us off forever?           Why does Your anger smoke against the sheep of Your pasture? Remember Your congregation, which You have...


Are you satisfied with what you have? - Psalm 73 Sermon February Prayer Service

Are you satisfied with what you have? - Psalm 73 Sermon February Prayer Service

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday February 7th 2018: Epiphany / Psalm 73 "Are you satisfied with what you have?"           Truly God is good to Israel,                    to those who are pure in heart.           But as for me, my feet had...