Sermon Archive 2015

2015  SERMON  ARCHIVE

Drawing of a cassette tape and the words "Sermon Archives"

 

 

 

Mt. Olive Lutheran Church

Pastor: Reverend Kenneth L. Williamson

Messages are organized by series as well as dates. Audio mp3 files that may be downloaded or streamed.

 

 

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Four candles burning with a lighted cross in the background and the words "Advent Sermon Series"

 

Shepards Take the Opportunity

(1st Sunday of Advent)

—2015 Nov 29, part 1 of

2015 Advent Series

 

 

 

Keep Your Eye on the Finish LineA runner hitting a black tape across the middle with her hands raised high and other runners in the background

 

 

 

 

 

—2015 Dec 6, part 2 of

2015 Advent Series

 

 

 

 

Joseph (third Sunday of Advent)

Silouettes of a man walking and a woman on a donkey

—2015 Dec 13, part 3 of

2015 Advent Series

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mary

—2015 Dec 20, part 4 of

2015 Advent Series

 

 

 

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Fish design, fish wearing a crown and the words "Sermon Series"

 

 

{HTBRBSC} 12 part series (counting the introduction):

 

Drawing of a church reader board with the words "Reaching, Building, Sending church

How to become a Reaching, Building and Sending Church

 

Based on Mt. Olive Lutheran Church’s mission statement: To develop devoted disciples by reaching, building and sending.

“A Love, a Faith, a Hope that will change the world” -Introduction The words "Faith, Hope, Love"

—2015 August 16, part A, Introduction to the series

 

 

 

 

 

Jesus’ Prayer for the Church

—2015 Aug 23, part 1 of How to Become a Reaching, Building and Sending Church

 

Colored drawing of St. Paul

Paul’s Expectation of a Reaching, Building, and Sending Church

—2015 Aug 30, part 2 of How to Become a Reaching, Building and Sending Church

 

 

Faith: The influential Value of a Reaching, Building and Sending Church Just the word "faith" and simple design

—2015 Sept 6, part 3 of How to Become a Reaching, Building and Sending Church

 

A line drawing in blue of a dove and the word "Hope" 

Hope:The Motivating Value of a Reaching, Building and Sending Church

 

—2015 Sept 13, part 4 of How to Become a Reaching, Building and Sending Church

 

 

 

 

Love: The All Important Value of a Reaching, Building, Love_10112cand Sending Church

—2015 Sept 20, part 5 of How to Become a Reaching, Building and Sending Church

 

Four Essential Experiences of a Reaching, Building, and Sending Church

—2015 Sept 27, part 6 of How to Become a Reaching, Building and Sending Church

 

 

A black and white butterfly with the words "The Word of God"

Learning and Growing with the Word of God

—2015 Oct 4, part 7 of How to Become a Reaching, Building and Sending Church

 

 

 

 

Learning to Grow in Love with Each Other 

—2015 Oct 11, part 8 of How to Become a Reaching, Building and Sending Church

 

The word "Love" on a vibrant colored red and purple background

 

Reaching out to Non-Christians Drawing of six hands reaching

—2015 Oct 18, part 9 of How to Become a Reaching, Building and Sending Church

 

 

Antioch, an example of a Reaching, Building, and Sending Church -part 10

Acts 11:19-30; 13:1-3

—2015 Nov 8, part 10 of How to Become a Reaching, Building and Sending Church

 

 

A Mission Statement-The Usefulness of a Stated Purpose

—2015 Nov 22, part 11 of How to Become a Reaching, Building and Sending Church

 

 

 

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Non-Perishable Fruit (series)Poster with the words "FRUIT" and "SPIRIT" large in the phrase "The Fruit of the Spirit"

by Pastor Ken, this 10 part series is based upon the Fruits of the Spirit from Galatians 5:21-22

22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control; against such there is no law.

Introduction

31 May 2015, part 1 of the series, Non-Perishable Fruit, about the Fruits of the Spirit from Galatians.

The word "GOD" in large purple letters with the words "IS Love" inside the letter "O" in GOD.Love                       

7 June 2015, part 2

 

 

 

 

Fruit of the Spirit – JOY  

14 June 2015, part 3 Six boxes in 3 rows of two 3 on left spell "JOY" & 3 on right have cross sun & hand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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How to Model and Bring Out the Best in Others

Fathers’ Day

21 June 2015

{Not exactly part of the series, Fruit of the Spirit, this message still seems to fit here, an outstanding message about the true expression of love through high expectations for children.}

 

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The words "PAX" and "PEACE" slightly overlapingPeace

28 June 2015, part 4

 

 

 

 

Patience 

5 July 2015, part 5 of the series

 

Kindness   The word "Kindness" in large blue letters with the words "I love" sideways to the left of the letter "K"

12 July 2015, part 6 of the series

 

 

 

 

Goodness (Integrity)

—19 July 2015, part 7

Faithfulness

(No recording available)

—26 July 2015, part 8

 

Meekness & Gentleness

—2 August 2015, part 9

 

Self-Control

—9 August 2015, last part (10) of the series:

Non-Perishable Fruit

 

 

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Mother’s Day 2015 Drawing of a boquet of flowers and the words "Mothers' Day"

—10 May 2015

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

Jesus and Women (series)

 

 

Jesus with a woman and a pitcher of water with the words "The woman at the well"The Woman at the Well

12 April 2015

part 1 of the series Jesus and Women

 

 

 

 

 

The Canaanite Woman

19 April 2015

part 2 of the series Jesus and Women

 

 

 

To Stone or Not?

26 April 2015

part 3 of the series Jesus and Women

 

 

The Woman in the House of Simon the Pharisee Close up drawing of a woman pouring perfume on feet

3 May 2015

part 4 of the series Jesus and Women

 

 

 

 

 

The Parable of the Widow and the Judge

Close-up picture of a gavel17 May 2015

part 5 of the series Jesus and Women

 

 

 

 

 



 Christ with a crown of thorns and the cross behind himA pastor holding up a Bible above a cross that is covered by a cloth with the words "Pastor's Lenten Series"

 

 

 

 

 

 

A series in 12 parts:

Symbols of His Suffering

 

 

 

 

 The Palm Branches and the Donkey A drawing of Jesus on a donkey with people waving branches and the words "Palm Sunday"

29 Mar 2015, part 12 of the Lenten series:

Symbols of His Suffering

 

 

The Seamless Coat and the Dice



25 Mar 2015, part 11 of the Lenten series:

Symbols of His Suffering

 

 

The Sponge and the Reed

22 Mar 2015, part 10 of the Lenten series:

Symbols of His Suffering

 

 

The Hammer and the Nails

Drawing of a hammer and three nails with the words "Hammer & Nails"

 

 

 

18 Mar 2015, part 9 of the Lenten series:

Symbols of His Suffering

 

 

Ewer and Basin Colored drawing of a pitcher as pouring water into a bowl and the words "Ewer & Basin"

15 Mar 2015, part 8 of the Lenten series:

Symbols of His Suffering

 

 

 

Purple crown of thorns design

 

The Crown of Thorns

11 Mar 2015, part 7 of the Lenten series:

Symbols of His Suffering

 

 

The Pillar and the Scourge A helmet above and a whip below the words "Truly, He was the Son of God."

8 Mar 2015, part 6 of the Lenten series:

Symbols of His Suffering

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Reed

4 Mar 2015, part 5 of the Lenten series:

Symbols of His Suffering

 

 

 

30 Pieces of Silver

Bag of coins with a few beside the bag

1 Mar 2015

part 4 of the Lenten series:

Symbols of His Suffering

 

 

 

A rooster crowing with the sun rising behind himThe Crowing Rooster

25 Feb 2015   part 3 of the Lenten series:

Symbols of His Suffering

 

 

 

 

The Sword and Severed Ear A vertical sword with flames

22 Feb 2015

part 2 of the Lenten series:

Symbols of His Suffering

 

 

Simple drawing of a cup with bread and grapesThe Cup

Ash Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015  part 1 of the Lenten series:

Symbols of His Suffering

 



 

SEEING IS BELIEVING

(2-part series)

Seeing Your Way Through Problems (part 1)—8 Feb 2015

Seeing With the Eyes of Faith (part 2)—15 Feb 2015

 



 

(4-part series)      Wooden blocks with letters and the words "ABCs of First Fruit Giving"

 

Attitude

-11 Jan 2015

Blessings

-18 Jan 2015

Consecration

-25 Jan 2015

Donation

-1 Feb 2015

 

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