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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. Ted A. Giese / Christ the King Sunday / Sunday November 26th 2017 - / Matthew 25:31-46 / "The Shepherd King"

Sermon / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Christ the King Sunday / Sunday November 26th 2017 - / Matthew 25:31-46 / "The Shepherd King"

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday November 26th 2017: Christ the King Sunday / Matthew 25:31–46 "The Shepherd King" “When the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the angels with Him, then He will sit on His glorious throne. Before Him will be gathered all the...


Sermon / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Season of Pentecost / Sunday November 19th 2017 - / Matthew 25:14-30 / "Who is the Good and Faithful Servant?"

Sermon / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Season of Pentecost / Sunday November 19th 2017 - / Matthew 25:14-30 / "Who is the Good and Faithful Servant?"

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday November 19th 2017: Season of Pentecost / Gospel of Matthew 25:14-30 "Who is the Good and Faithful Servant?" “For it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted to them his property. To one he gave...


Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Season Of Pentecost Proper 10 Sunday July 16th 2017 - / Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 / Where the seed falls

Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Season Of Pentecost Proper 10 Sunday July 16th 2017 - / Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 / Where the seed falls

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Sunday July 16th 2017, The Season of Pentecost, Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23. “Where the seed falls.” That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat beside the sea. And great crowds gathered about Him, so that He got into a boat and sat down. And...


Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday December 4th 2016 - / Matthew 3:1-12 / A Sound and Good Warning

Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday December 4th 2016 - / Matthew 3:1-12 / A Sound and Good Warning

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday December 4th 2016: The Season of Advent, Matthew 3:1-12. "A Sound and Good Warning" In those days John the Baptist came preaching in the wilderness of Judea, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” For this is he who was spoken...


Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday November 13th 2016 - / Luke 21:5-36 / Look at The Leaves

Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday November 13th 2016 - / Luke 21:5-36 / Look at The Leaves

Posted in Audio Sermons / Pastor Ted Giese / Sermons / ^Luke / Parables / 2016

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday November 13th 2016: The Season of Pentecost,  Luke 21:5-36. "Look at The Leaves"  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...


Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday October 23rd 2016 - / Luke 18:9-17 / Seeking Justification

Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday October 23rd 2016 - / Luke 18:9-17 / Seeking Justification

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday October 23rd 2016: The Season of Pentecost, Luke 18:9-17. "Seeking Justification"  [Jesus] also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and treated others with contempt: “Two men went up into the...


Sermon / Sept 18, 2016 / Luke 16:1-15 / The Shrewd Manager / Pastor Terry Defoe

Sermon / Sept 18, 2016 / Luke 16:1-15 / The Shrewd Manager / Pastor Terry Defoe

Posted in 2016 / Audio Sermons / Parables / Pastor Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^Luke

Our sermon text is found in Luke's gospel, chapter 16. I'm reading verses 14 and 15: The Pharisees, who loved money, heard all this and were sneering at Jesus. He said to them, “You are the ones who justify yourselves in the eyes of others, but God knows your hearts. What people value highly...


Sermon / Sept 11, 2016 / Luke 15:1-10 / Lost & Found / Pastor Terry Defoe

Sermon / Sept 11, 2016 / Luke 15:1-10 / Lost & Found / Pastor Terry Defoe

Posted in 2016 / Audio Sermons / Parables / Pastor Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^Luke

Our sermon text is found in Luke's gospel, chapter 15. I'm reading verses 1 to 3: Now the tax collectors and sinners were all gathering around to hear Jesus. But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law muttered, “This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.” Then Jesus told them...


Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday July 10th 2016 - / Luke 10:25-37 / Inheriting Eternal Life

Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday July 10th 2016 - / Luke 10:25-37 / Inheriting Eternal Life

Posted in 2016 / Audio Sermons / Parables / Pastor Ted Giese / Pentecost / Sermons / ^Luke

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday July 10th 2016: The Season of Pentecost, Luke 10:25-36. "Inheriting Eternal Life"  And behold, a lawyer stood up to put [Jesus] to the test, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” [Jesus] said to him, “What is...


Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday March 13th 2016 - / Luke 20:9-20 / Jars of Glass & The Cornerstone

Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / Sunday March 13th 2016 - / Luke 20:9-20 / Jars of Glass & The Cornerstone

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday March 13th Lent 5 - / Luke 20:9-20 / Jars of Glass and The Cornerstone And [Jesus] began to tell the people this parable: “A man planted a vineyard and let it out to tenants and went into another country for a long while. When the...


Sermon / March 6, 2016 / Luke 15 / Preposterous Grace / Pastor Terry Defoe

Sermon / March 6, 2016 / Luke 15 / Preposterous Grace / Pastor Terry Defoe

My message is based on these words, found in the fifteenth chapter of Luke's Gospel: 15 Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming near to listen to him. 2 And the Pharisees and the scribes were grumbling and saying, “This fellow welcomes sinners and eats with them.” 3 So he told...


Funeral Sermon For Fred (Ted) Burke / Friday November 6th 2015

Funeral Sermon For Fred (Ted) Burke / Friday November 6th 2015

Funeral Sermon for Fred (Ted) Burke, November 6th 2015 - Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / (Matthew 20:1-16 ESV) “For the kingdom of heaven is like a master of a house who went out early in the morning to hire labourers for his vineyard. After agreeing with the labourers for...


Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / August 30th / Mark 7:14-23 / The Heart of a Man

Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / August 30th / Mark 7:14-23 / The Heart of a Man

The Heart of a Man: Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Mark 7:14-23 And [Jesus] called the people to Him again and said to them, “Hear Me, all of you, and understand: There is nothing outside a person that by going into him can defile him, but the things that come out of a...


Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / June 14th / Mark 4:26-34 / Birds in The Branches

Sermon / Pr. Ted Giese / June 14th / Mark 4:26-34 / Birds in The Branches

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Mark 4:26-34 - Birds in The Branches 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 not how. The earth produces by...


A Wedding Invitation - Thanksgiving: 18th Sunday After Pentecost - Matthew 22:1-14 / Pastor Ted Giese

A Wedding Invitation - Thanksgiving: 18th Sunday After Pentecost - Matthew 22:1-14 / Pastor Ted Giese

A Wedding Invitation - Thanksgiving: 18th Sunday After Pentecost - Matthew 22:1-14 / Pastor Ted Giese And again Jesus spoke to them in parables, saying, “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding feast for his son, and sent his servants to call those who were invited...


A Vineyard Under New Management: 17th Sunday After Pentecost - Matthew 21:33-46 / Pastor Ted Giese

A Vineyard Under New Management: 17th Sunday After Pentecost - Matthew 21:33-46 / Pastor Ted Giese

A Vineyard Under New Management: 17th Sunday After Pentecost - Matthew 21:33-46 / Sunday October 5th 2014 / Pastor Ted Giese “Hear another parable. There was a master of a house who planted a vineyard and put a fence around it and dug a winepress in it and built a tower and leased it...


Fret Not - Rest In The LORD - Psalm 37 Sermon From October 2014 Prayer Service

Fret Not - Rest In The LORD - Psalm 37 Sermon From October 2014 Prayer Service

"Fret Not - Rest In The LORD" / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wed Oct 1st 2014: Season of Pentecost, Psalm 37.             Fret not yourself because of evildoers;                    be not envious of wrongdoers!           For they will soon fade like...


Sermon / September 21, 2014 / Workers in the Vineyard / Pastor Terry Defoe

Sermon / September 21, 2014 / Workers in the Vineyard / Pastor Terry Defoe

Posted in 2014 / Parables / Pastor Terry Defoe / Pentecost / ^Matthew

1 “… the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out – early in the morning – to hire workers for his vineyard. 2 He agreed to pay them a denarius for the day, and sent them into his vineyard. New International Version (NIV)   Someone once said that a parable is an earthly story with...


Mercy Faithfulness Righteousness Justice - Psalm 36 Sermon From September 2014 Prayer Service

Mercy Faithfulness Righteousness Justice - Psalm 36 Sermon From September 2014 Prayer Service

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Psalm 36 / Wednesday September 3rd 2014 / Season of Pentecost - Mercy Faithfulness Righteousness Justice             Transgression speaks to the wicked                    deep in his heart;           there is no fear...