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Ruby Wolfe Funeral Sermon / January 29, 2014 / Psalm 46

Ruby Wolfe Funeral Sermon / January 29, 2014 / Psalm 46

My message this afternoon is based on these words from Psalm 46 – one of Ruby’s favorite Psalms. The Psalmist says: 1 God is our refuge and strength – an ever-present help in trouble. 2 Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way, and the mountains fall into the heart of...


Sermon January 26, 2014/Vicar James Preus/ The Light of Jesus Conquers the Tyrants of Darkness/Matthew 4:12-17

Sermon January 26, 2014/Vicar James Preus/ The Light of Jesus Conquers the Tyrants of Darkness/Matthew 4:12-17

      12 Now when he heard that John had been arrested, he withdrew into Galilee. 13 And leaving Nazareth he went and lived in Capernaum by the sea, in the territory of Zebulun and Naphtali, 14 so that what was spoken by the prophet Isaiah might be fulfilled: 15 “The land of Zebulun and...


Surprising words from John the Baptizer / Second Sunday After Epiphany / January 19th 2014 / John 1:29-42  / Rev. Ted A. Giese

Surprising words from John the Baptizer / Second Sunday After Epiphany / January 19th 2014 / John 1:29-42 / Rev. Ted A. Giese

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Second Sunday After Epiphany / January 19th 2014 / John 1:29-42 ESV             The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world! This is He of whom I said, ‘After me comes...


Sermon / Pastor Terry / January 12th, 2014 / Isaiah 42 / God's Gift: Our Servant

Sermon / Pastor Terry / January 12th, 2014 / Isaiah 42 / God's Gift: Our Servant

Posted in 2014 / Audio Sermons / Epiphany / Pastor Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^Isaiah

 1 “Here is my servant, whom I uphold,    my chosen one in whom I delight; I will put my Spirit on him,     and he will bring justice to the nations. 2 He will not shout or cry out,     or raise his voice in the streets. 3 A bruised reed he will not break,     and a smoldering wick...


Epiphany "The Birth of Jesus Had an Impact on Everyone" Sermon Matthew 2:1-12

Epiphany "The Birth of Jesus Had an Impact on Everyone" Sermon Matthew 2:1-12

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / WASCANA Circuit of Central District of Lutheran Church Canada Epiphany Service January 6th 2014 / Matthew 2:1-12 ESV   Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came...


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...


New Years Day Sermon 2014/ Psalm 28/ Vicar James Preus/ Jesus is Our Good Shepherd Forever

New Years Day Sermon 2014/ Psalm 28/ Vicar James Preus/ Jesus is Our Good Shepherd Forever

  Psalm 28:           To You, O LORD, I call;                    my Rock, be not deaf to me,           lest, if You be silent to me,                    I become like those who go down to the pit.           Hear the voice of my pleas for mercy,                    when I cry to You...


Sermon - Dec 29, 2013 - Tell Everyone What He has Done - Isaiah 63:7

Sermon - Dec 29, 2013 - Tell Everyone What He has Done - Isaiah 63:7

Posted in 2013 / Christmas / Pastor Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^Isaiah

  Our sermon text for this first Sunday after Christmas is found in the book of the Old Testament prophet Isaiah, chapter 63. I’m reading verse 7: I will tell of the kindnesses of the Lord,     the deeds for which he is to be praised,     according to all the Lord has done for us— yes, the...


Sermon Christmas Day, 2013/ Vicar James Preus/ Jesus Gives Us The Right To Be Called Children Of God/ John 1:1-18

Sermon Christmas Day, 2013/ Vicar James Preus/ Jesus Gives Us The Right To Be Called Children Of God/ John 1:1-18

Posted in 2013 / Audio Sermons / Christmas / Sermons / Vicar James Preus / ^John

1In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was in the beginning with God. 3 All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. 4 In him was life, and the life was the light of men. 5 The light shines in the...


An Unwanted Gift? Joseph's Change of Mind / Christmas Eve Sermon Dec 24th 2013 Matthew Chapter 1:18-25

An Unwanted Gift? Joseph's Change of Mind / Christmas Eve Sermon Dec 24th 2013 Matthew Chapter 1:18-25

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Christmas Eve December 24th 2013 / Matthew 1:18-25   Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. And...


Funeral Sermon for Bill Wirll / Monday December 22nd 2013

Funeral Sermon for Bill Wirll / Monday December 22nd 2013

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Bill Wirll Funeral Sermon / 2 Timothy 4:6-8 / Monday December 23rd 2013   For I am already being poured out as a drink offering, and the time of my departure has come. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept...


Romans 1 / Sermon from Sunday December 22nd / Advent 4 / Mission Letter

Romans 1 / Sermon from Sunday December 22nd / Advent 4 / Mission Letter

Posted in 2013 / Advent / Audio Sermons / Missions / Pastor Ted Giese / Sermons / ^Romans

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Advent 4 2013 / Romans 1:1-7   Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God, which He promised beforehand through His prophets in the holy Scriptures, concerning His Son, who was descended...


Sermon December 15, 2013/ Vicar James Preus/ Jesus Gives Us A New Identity/ Matthew 11:2-15

Sermon December 15, 2013/ Vicar James Preus/ Jesus Gives Us A New Identity/ Matthew 11:2-15

Posted in 2013 / Advent / Audio Sermons / Sermons / Vicar James Preus / ^Matthew

And when John heard in prison of the works of Christ, he sent by means of his disciples 3and said to him “Are you the Coming One or should we expect another?  4And Jesus answered and said to them, “Go and report to John what you hear and see.  5The blind regain their sight and the lame...


My Church: Visit Mount Olive - I do sincerely believe you will feel blessed as a result - Valiera Lawson

My Church: Visit Mount Olive - I do sincerely believe you will feel blessed as a result - Valiera Lawson

Dear Friends, My husband and I began attending Mount Olive Lutheran Church over two years ago.  We feel very blessed that the Holy Spirit has led us here.  Each time we attend services, we feel fed and nourished by the Word of God.  Our ministers, Pastor Terry Defoe, Pastor Ted Giese, and...


Sermon December 8, 2013 Endurance & Encouragement Romans 15:4

Sermon December 8, 2013 Endurance & Encouragement Romans 15:4

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

  4 For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope. (New International Version®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011)   We have come to the second...


Psalm 27 Sermon From December 2013 Advent Prayer Service - Wait for the LORD

Psalm 27 Sermon From December 2013 Advent Prayer Service - Wait for the LORD

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Advent Prayer Service Wednesday December 4th 2013 / Psalm 27             The LORD is my light and my salvation;                    whom shall I fear?           The LORD is the stronghold of my life;                    of whom shall I...


Sermon December 1, 2013/ Vicar James Preus/ Jesus Comes To Save Us/ Matthew 21:1-11

Sermon December 1, 2013/ Vicar James Preus/ Jesus Comes To Save Us/ Matthew 21:1-11

Posted in 2013 / Advent / Sermons / Vicar James Preus / ^Matthew

Now when they drew near to Jerusalem and came to Bethphage, to the Mount of Olives, then Jesus sent two disciples, 2 saying to them, “Go into the village in front of you, and immediately you will find a donkey tied, and a colt with her. Untie them and bring them to me. 3 If anyone says anything...


Sermon - November 24th, 2013 - How Goes the Battle? - Malachi 3:14-15

Sermon - November 24th, 2013 - How Goes the Battle? - Malachi 3:14-15

14 “You have said, ‘It is futile to serve God. What do we gain by carrying out his requirements and going about like mourners before the Lord Almighty? 15 But now we call the arrogant blessed. Certainly evildoers prosper, and even when they put God to the test, they get away with it.’”...


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...