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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...


Funeral Sermon, Emma Becker/ Wednesday, July 4th 2018

Funeral Sermon, Emma Becker/ Wednesday, July 4th 2018

Text: John 14.1-7; Psalm 23Theme: He knows us by our name.___________________________Intr – Let me open my sermon with a little bit of humour – since I learned from the family that Emma was not foreign to joking and laughing. As she passed away last Friday, and was taken to heaven through faith...


"On board through the storm" / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Season of Pentecost / June 24th 2018 - /  Mark 4:35-41

"On board through the storm" / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Season of Pentecost / June 24th 2018 - / Mark 4:35-41

Text: Mark 4:35-41Theme: On board through the storm___________________________Intr –  "One night when my youngest son was already in bed a thunderstorm broke out. After a very loud thunder, I heard him crying, and I went to his room to be with him and bring him comfort. He asked me then to...


Christian Righteousness - Psalm 1 Sermon - Pr. Ted Giese Sunday June 17th 2018

Christian Righteousness - Psalm 1 Sermon - Pr. Ted Giese Sunday June 17th 2018

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Sunday June 17th 2018: The Season of Pentecost, Psalm 1, “Christian Righteousness” Let us pray: May the words of my mouth and the meditations of all our hearts be acceptable in Your sight O Lord. Amen. Grace peace and mercy to you from God...


"We do not lose heart" / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Season of Pentecost / June 10th 2018 - / 2 Corinthians 4:5-5.1

"We do not lose heart" / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Season of Pentecost / June 10th 2018 - / 2 Corinthians 4:5-5.1

Text: 2 Corinthians 4:5-5.1Theme: “We do not lose heart”___________________________Intr – What keeps your life flowing? What keeps your heart going? What helps you to not lose it altogether – not to lose heart?          I ask you this today because anxiety, melancholy, and depression have...


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...


It is God who executes judgement - Psalm 75 Sermon, May Prayer Service

It is God who executes judgement - Psalm 75 Sermon, May Prayer Service

Text: Psalm 75Theme: It is God who executes judgment___________________________Intr –  I read a book sometime ago in which the author undertook the herculean task of bringing an abridged overview on the history of humankind around the world. A jet tour through what happened with humanity from...


"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...


Funeral Sermon, Sheila Lupanko/ Saturday April 14th 2018

Funeral Sermon, Sheila Lupanko/ Saturday April 14th 2018

Text: John 14.2Theme: “In my Father’s house are many rooms”___________________________Intr – I heard that Sheila’s house used to have at least 30 rooms, is that information correct?                    Well, I know I am exaggerating it here. On one hand, I learned from Shirley and the girls...


"Written that you may believe" / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Easter Season / Sunday April 8th 2018 - / John 20:19-31

"Written that you may believe" / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Easter Season / Sunday April 8th 2018 - / John 20:19-31

Text: John 20:19-31Theme: “Written that you may believe” ­­­­­­­­_________________________________ Intr – One of the most known love songs from Canadian Singer Bryan Adams says in one of its verses: “Search you heart; search your soul.And when you find me there You’ll search...


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...


Funeral Sermon, Martha Wood/ Monday March 19th 2018

Funeral Sermon, Martha Wood/ Monday March 19th 2018

Text: Psalm 23Theme: We belong to Him___________________________ Intr – Last Wednesday, I had the opportunity to meet Jeff and Randy here at Church, when we sat down to talk and plan this Funeral Service. It was a good conversation where we settled the details about it. Among other things,...


To serve / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Season Of Lent / Sunday March 18th 2018 - / Mark 10:32-45

To serve / Sermon / Pr. Lucas Albrecht / Season Of Lent / Sunday March 18th 2018 - / Mark 10:32-45

  Text: Mark 10:32-45Theme: to Serve[1]___________________________Intr – I don’t know how familiar you are with TV reality shows like “Big Brother”. In a nutshell: they work with the idea of people living in a certain space  - in the case of BB, a house – where the pre-selected participants...


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...


Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Season of Epiphany / Sunday January 28th 2018 - / Mark 1:21-28 / "Only God's Words (Authority)"

Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Season of Epiphany / Sunday January 28th 2018 - / Mark 1:21-28 / "Only God's Words (Authority)"

    Text: Mark 1:21-28Theme: Only God’s Word (Authority)___________________________Intr - When we go online and log in to social networking websites, like Facebook or Instagram for example, one of the main things we get are tons of cards and banners bringing us virtual wit and wisdom for...


Funeral Sermon, Douglas Binnie / Friday January 5th 2018

Funeral Sermon, Douglas Binnie / Friday January 5th 2018

Funeral Sermon for Douglas Binnie / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Friday January 5th 2018: Season of Christmas / Psalm 23 "Baptized into The Good Shepherd." The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters....


Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Wednesday Prayer Service / Wednesday January 3rd 2018 / Psalm 72 / The Great King

Sermon / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / Wednesday Prayer Service / Wednesday January 3rd 2018 / Psalm 72 / The Great King

Text: Psalm 72Theme: The Great King___________________________Intr –  Dear brothers and sisters in Christ: have you ever heard about some of the so called “Great” guys in history? People who have the adjective “Great” attached to their names, like for example Alexander, the Great from...


Sermon / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday Prayer Service / Wednesday December 6th 2017 - / Psalm 71 / A Prayer of Trust at All Times and in All Circumstances

Sermon / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday Prayer Service / Wednesday December 6th 2017 - / Psalm 71 / A Prayer of Trust at All Times and in All Circumstances

Mount Olive Lutheran Church - Also Preached @ New Beginnings Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday December 6th & Sunday the 10th 2017: Season of Advent / Psalm 71 "A Prayer of Trust at All Times and in All Circumstances"           In You, O LORD, do I take refuge;...