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The Cost of Discipleship / Luke 14:25–35 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday September 4th 2022 / Season of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

The Cost of Discipleship / Luke 14:25–35 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday September 4th 2022 / Season of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday September 4th 2022: Season of Pentecost / Luke 14:25–35 "The Cost of Discipleship" Now great crowds accompanied [Jesus], and He turned and said to them, “If anyone comes to Me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife...


The Death of Vanity / Ecclesiastes 1:2 & 12–14; 2:18–26 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday July 31st 2022 / Season of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

The Death of Vanity / Ecclesiastes 1:2 & 12–14; 2:18–26 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday July 31st 2022 / Season of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday July 31st 2022: Season of Pentecost / Ecclesiastes 1:2 & 12–14; 2:18–26 "The Death of Vanity" Vanity of vanities, says the Preacher, vanity of vanities! All is vanity. I the Preacher have been king over Israel in Jerusalem. And I...


My Rock and My Fortress / Psalm 71:1–6 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday June 19th 2022 / Season of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

My Rock and My Fortress / Psalm 71:1–6 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday June 19th 2022 / Season of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday June 19th 2022: Season of Pentecost / Psalm 71:1–6 "My Rock and My Fortress"           In You, O LORD, do I take refuge;                    let me never be put to shame!           In Your righteousness deliver me and...


No Fear of the Fox / Luke 13:31-35 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday March 13th 2022 / Season of Lent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

No Fear of the Fox / Luke 13:31-35 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday March 13th 2022 / Season of Lent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday March 13th 2022: Season of Lent / Luke 13:31-35 “No Fear of the Fox” At that very hour some Pharisees came and said to Him, “Get away from here, for Herod wants to kill you.” And He said to them, “Go and tell that fox, ‘Behold, I cast...


In every circumstance / Luke 4:1-13 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday, March 6th / Season of Lent

In every circumstance / Luke 4:1-13 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday, March 6th / Season of Lent

Mount Olive Lutheran Regina · Sunday Sermon March 6, 2022     Text: Luke 4:1-11Theme: “In every circumstance”___________________________ Intr – Jesus is tempted in the desert after 40 days of fasting. Perhaps the Devil wanted to check how hungry He would be for certain human cravings. 1...


His Humbled Head / Mark 15:16–20 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday March 2nd 2022 / Ash Wednesday / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

His Humbled Head / Mark 15:16–20 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday March 2nd 2022 / Ash Wednesday / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday March 2nd 2022: Ash Wednesday / Mark 15:16–20 "His Humbled Head" And the soldiers led [Jesus] away inside the palace (that is, the governor’s headquarters), and they called together the whole battalion. And they clothed Him in a...


Once for all/ Hebrews 10:5-10; Luke 1:39-55 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday December 19th 2021 / Season of Advent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Once for all/ Hebrews 10:5-10; Luke 1:39-55 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday December 19th 2021 / Season of Advent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Regina · Sermon Sunday December 19, 2021 SERMON NOTES (listen to the audio sermon for more)   Text: Hebrews 10:5-10; Luke 1:39-55Theme: “Once for all”___________________________ Intr – Shoveling your driveway in the winter: would that qualify for a “once for all”...


Freedom in Christ / John 8:31–36 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday October 31st 2021 / Reformation Day - Eve of All Saints Day / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Freedom in Christ / John 8:31–36 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday October 31st 2021 / Reformation Day - Eve of All Saints Day / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday Oct 31st 2021: Reformation Day - Eve of All Saints Day / John 8:31–36 "Freedom in Christ" So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed Him, “If you abide in My word, you are truly My disciples, and you will know the truth, and the...


Tongue and Ears / James 3:2-12 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday September 12th 2021 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Tongue and Ears / James 3:2-12 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday September 12th 2021 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Regina · Sermon for September 12, 2021 Sermon Notes Text: James 3.1-12Theme:  Tongue and ears______________________ Intr – The epistle today talks about taming, training the tongue, so here are some tongue twisters to help us with that:         How much wood would...


The Smell of Success / Ephesians 4:17–5:2 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday August 8th 2021 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

The Smell of Success / Ephesians 4:17–5:2 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday August 8th 2021 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday August 8th 2021: Season of Pentecost / Ephesians 4:17–5:2 "The Smell of Success" Now this I say and testify in the Lord, that you must no longer walk as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their minds. They are darkened in...


The Green Knight (2021) By David Lowery - Movie Review

The Green Knight (2021) By David Lowery - Movie Review

The Green Knight (2021) by David Lowery Writer: David Lowery (Screenplay), Anonymous (late 14th-century Middle English chivalric romance poem) Stars: Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander, Sarita Choudhury, Sean Harris, Kate Dickie, Ralph Ineson, Barry Keoghan, Erin Kellyman, Joel Edgerton,...


The Seed that is Sown / Mark 4:26–34 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday June 13th 2021 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

The Seed that is Sown / Mark 4:26–34 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday June 13th 2021 / Season Of Pentecost / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday June 13th 2021: Season Pentecost / Mark 4:26–34 "The Seed that is Sown" And [Jesus] said, “The kingdom of God is as if a man should scatter seed on the ground. He sleeps and rises night and day, and the seed sprouts and grows; he knows...


We place faith in Him / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday April 4th 2021 / Easter Sunday  - Holy Week / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

We place faith in Him / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday April 4th 2021 / Easter Sunday - Holy Week / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Theme: We Place faith in Him___________________________Intr – Your life, my life, they happen in places. So many places. The house, the workplace, the streets, the school… The places you’ve been, the place you are right now. The places you don’t want to remember, the places you just can’t...


War on sin / Romans 6:1-11 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday January 10th 2021 /

War on sin / Romans 6:1-11 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday January 10th 2021 /

SERMON NOTES Text: Romans 6:1-11Theme: War on sin___________________________Intr – The Baptism of our Lord marks the beginning of the fiercest battle of a War. We are used to War on terror, war on drugs, Culture wars, etc… But what do these “wars” have in common? Terror, drugs,...


Changed forever/ John 1:1-14 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Christmas Day December 25th 2020 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Changed forever/ John 1:1-14 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Christmas Day December 25th 2020 / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: John 1:1-14 Theme: “Changed forever” ___________________________ Intr – Every year, as Christmas arrives, we may be caught trying to find something new, something different to write or to say on this date. The story is always the same though, and we may get stuck between repetition...


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....


Encouraging with The Teaching, I /Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday November 8th 2020 - / 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

Encouraging with The Teaching, I /Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday November 8th 2020 - / 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

Text: 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18Theme: Encouraging with Teaching - I ___________________________ Intr – How do you encourage people in your daily life? Words, cards, phone calls are options. Sometimes even by not saying a word but just being there for them.          Paul is encouraging Christians...


“Time to Thank” / Luke 17:11-19 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht/ Sunday October 11th 2020 / Thanksgiving Weekend / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

“Time to Thank” / Luke 17:11-19 / Pr. Lucas A. Albrecht/ Sunday October 11th 2020 / Thanksgiving Weekend / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: Luke 17:11-19Theme: “Time to Thank”___________________________ Intr – Dear friends, I came up to the pulpit today to let you know that I’ve had a completely jam-packed, full to the brim, busier-than-busy week, so unfortunately I didn’t have time to prepare a sermon for this weekend....


Humble yourselves / 1 Peter 5:5-11 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday May 24th 2020 / Season Of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Humble yourselves / 1 Peter 5:5-11 / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Sunday May 24th 2020 / Season Of Easter / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Text: 1 Peter 5:5-11Theme: “Humble yourselves” ___________________________ Intr – The name Manfred Von Richthofen perhaps doesn’t ring a bell for most of us, but his nickname may be well known: “The Red Baron.” Red was the color of many of the planes with which Manfred Albrecht Freiherr...


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...