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Grace and Mercy / John 19:38–42 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Friday April 2nd 2021 / Good Friday Holy Week / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Grace and Mercy / John 19:38–42 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Friday April 2nd 2021 / Good Friday Holy Week / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Good Friday April 2nd 2021: Holy Week Season of Lent / John 19:38–42 "Grace and Mercy" After these things Joseph of Arimathea, who was a disciple of Jesus, but secretly for fear of the Jews, asked Pilate that he might take away the body of...


Look and Live / Numbers 21:4–9 & John 3:14-16 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday March 14th 2021 / Lent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Look and Live / Numbers 21:4–9 & John 3:14-16 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday March 14th 2021 / Lent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday March 14th 2021: Season of Lent / Numbers 21:4–9 & John 3:14-16 "Look and Live" Numbers 21:4–9 – The Bronze Serpent From Mount Hor they set out by the way to the Red Sea, to go around the land of Edom. And the people became impatient on...


The Bridge / Mark 9:2-9 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Transfiguration Sunday, February 14th, 2021

The Bridge / Mark 9:2-9 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Transfiguration Sunday, February 14th, 2021

  Text: Mark 9:2-9Theme: The Bridge___________________________Intr – Country A and country B were two friendly countries, but they had something between them. In country A jokes would run amok about the “dumbness” of citizens of country B.[1]         One day, president of Country B wrote...


Pray, Preach, Provide / Mark 1; Isaiah 40 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday, February 7th, 2021

Pray, Preach, Provide / Mark 1; Isaiah 40 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday, February 7th, 2021

  Text: Mark 1.29-39Theme: Pray, Preach, Provide___________________________Intr – The Gospel for today records three important actions of Jesus. I’d like to converse with you about them utilizing three “Ps”. 1 – Pray       Mark tells us that Jesus took some time to pray in private. That was not...


Gaudete Always! / 1 Thessalonians 5:16–24 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 13th 2020 / Advent 3 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Gaudete Always! / 1 Thessalonians 5:16–24 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 13th 2020 / Advent 3 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

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Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 13th 2020: Season of Advent / 1 Thessalonians 5:16–24 "Gaudete Always!" 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...


Irma Stenzel Funeral Sermon - Psalm 23 October 23rd 2020 / Lord Take My Hand

Irma Stenzel Funeral Sermon - Psalm 23 October 23rd 2020 / Lord Take My Hand

Funeral Sermon for Irma Emilie Stenzel - Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Friday October 23rd 2020: Season of Pentecost / Psalm 23 "Lord Take My Hand" The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.He makes me lie down in green pastures.He leads me beside still waters.He restores...


Brent Leippi Funeral Sermon - Romans 5:1–5 September 28th 2020 / Hope that Overflows With Love

Brent Leippi Funeral Sermon - Romans 5:1–5 September 28th 2020 / Hope that Overflows With Love

Mount Olive Lutheran Church - Graveside Funeral Sermon / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Monday September 28th 2020: Season of Pentecost / Romans 5:1–5 "Hope that Overflows With Love" Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Through Him we...


Against the fear of isolation / Matthew 14:22-33/ Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday August 9th 2020 / Season of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Against the fear of isolation / Matthew 14:22-33/ Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday August 9th 2020 / Season of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

    Text: Matthew 14:22-33Theme: Against the fear of isolation___________________________Intr – When we hit Matthew 14 in the lectionary, or in our personal Bible reading, we see the episode of the storm in the sea, and usually plenty of good illustrations and applications pour into our minds...


the shortcuts and The Way / John 14:1-14 (1 Peter; Psalm 146; Acts 7)  / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht/ Sunday May 10th 2020 / Season of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

the shortcuts and The Way / John 14:1-14 (1 Peter; Psalm 146; Acts 7) / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht/ Sunday May 10th 2020 / Season of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: John 14; 2 Peter 2; Acts 7; Psalm 146Theme: “The shortcuts and The Way” ___________________________ Intr – Tell me, do you think two weeks would be enough for you to train and prepare to participate in one of the Tennis Grand Slam’s tournaments? If you are going to build a house from the...


Suffering for Others / 1 Peter 2:19–25 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday May 3rd 2020 / Season of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Suffering for Others / 1 Peter 2:19–25 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday May 3rd 2020 / Season of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday May 3rd 2020: Season of Easter / 1 Peter 2:19–25 "Suffering for Others" For this is a gracious thing, when, mindful of God, one endures sorrows while suffering unjustly. For what credit is it if, when you sin and are beaten for it,...


Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Season Of Pentecost Proper 12 Sunday July 30th 2017 - / Romans 8:28-39 / Present Sufferings and Future Glories in Christ

Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Season Of Pentecost Proper 12 Sunday July 30th 2017 - / Romans 8:28-39 / Present Sufferings and Future Glories in Christ

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday July 30th 2017: Pentecost / Romans 8:28-39 "Present Sufferings and Future Glories in Christ" And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to His purpose. For those whom...


The Agony in the Garden

The Agony in the Garden

Recently I had the privilege to take part in Canadian Lutheran World Relief's (CLWR) 2014 Global Encounter, held in Israel and Palestine. In addition to visiting places like the Augusta Victoria Hospital and various Lutheran schools which are supported in part through funding from CLWR, I also...


The Wolverine (2013) Directed by James Mangold - Movie Review

The Wolverine (2013) Directed by James Mangold - Movie Review

Click the banner below to listen to the audio review on demand. The Wolverine (2013) Directed by: James Mangold Written by: Mark Bomback, Scott Frank (screenplay) Stars: Hugh Jackman, Rila Fukushima, Tao Okamoto, Famke Janssen Runtime: 126 min. Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense...


Psalm 22 Sermon From July 2013 Prayer Service "David and the Crucified"

Psalm 22 Sermon From July 2013 Prayer Service "David and the Crucified"

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday July3rd 2013: Season of Pentecost, Psalm 22.           My God, my God, why have You forsaken me?                         Why are You so far from saving me, from the words of my groaning?             O my God, I cry by day, but You...