Sermon Archive — 2017

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 2017 Messages to Mt. Olive congregation

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(occa­sion­al­ly pref­aced with singing led by the Heav­ens
Song Praise Team
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Portrait of Kenneth L. Williamson wearing glasses, a jacket and a white pastor's collar.

—Rev. Ken­neth L. Williamson (unless not­ed oth­er­wise)


Man an woman dressed in Jewish robes holding a baby and smiling with the words "Simeon and Anna see Jesus"

Messy, but Glorious

at 9:00 AM —31 Decem­ber 2017

Pre­sent­ed by Rev. Jack Flachs­bart


On Sun­day, Christ­mas Eve Mt. Olive held two wor­ship ser­vices: one in the morn­ing and a Can­dle­light ser­vice in the evening {no wor­ship ser­vice on Christ­mas Day}.

Man in a green robe beside a woman in a purple robe holding a tiny baby and the words "Mary and Joseph"

Joseph and Mary

at 9:00 AM —24 Decem­ber 2017


A hand held up to an ear with the words "Can You Hear It?"

Can You Hear It?

at 6:00 PM —24 Decem­ber 2017


Mid-Week Advent Series on Mary

Drawing of Mary with the text of Luke 1:38
Luke 1:38

Mary the First Catechumen

—6 Wed, Decem­ber 2017, part one


Mary’s Visit with ElizabethTwo women covered in flowing robes with their heads covered embrace each other

—13 Wed, Decem­ber 2017, part two


Mary’s SongMary with hands folded in prayer over a baby in a crib and the words of Luke 1:29

—20 Wed, Decem­ber 2017, part three

A photo of an old city with words from Isaiah 40:1 "Comfort, Comfort my people, says your God."

A Comfort that comes from God

—10 Decem­ber 2017


A Voice and A FingerA bearded man standing in water up to his knees with a staff in one hand and the other hand pointing with a finger and the words "John the Baptist Prepares the Way"

—17 Decem­ber 2017


Thanks for NothingA child holding several balloons and running in a meadow covered with grass and flowers and the words of 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

—22 Novem­ber 2017, Wednes­day, Thanks­giv­ing Eve

A church with the word "Worship"Series:   Wor­ship Photo of a woman in a green blouse with her hands folded on a bible

The Significance of Worship

—1 Octo­ber 2017, part 1, begin­ning the series


Simple drawing of three people with arms uplifted and the words "The Meaning of Worship"

The Meaning of Worship

—8 Octo­ber 2017,

part 2 of the series: Worship

The Sacrifice of WorshipA man holds up a knife above a boy with a ram caught in a bush behind and a dark cloud with three lightning bolts striking the earth and the words "Sacrifice of Isaac"

—15 Octo­ber 2017, part 3 of the series on Wor­ship

Drawing of a person in a joyful pose with the words "Praise the Lord"

The Never Ending Praise of Worship

—22 Octo­ber 2017, part 4 of the series:

Worship

The Praise Continues

—12 Novem­ber 2017, {pre­sent­ed by Elder, Ernie Gowan,} part 5 of the series:

Worship

Clouds with the words "Heavenly Worship"Heavenly Worship

—19 Novem­ber 2017, part 6 of the series:

Worship

Oh, Come, Let us Sing to the Lord The shape of a person with music notes and symbols above them and the words : "Oh, Come, Let us Sing to the Lord"

—26 Novem­ber 2017, part 7 of the series:

Worship

A photo of a rocky path through green weeds and the words "Though He slays me, yet will I trust Him."

The Whys, the Wonder, the Worship of God

—3 Decem­ber 2017, part 8, the con­clu­sion of the series:

Worship

A Bible on a spiral notebook with a pencil and the words "New Sermon Series"Simple sketch of sunrise with the word "Hope"

Where to Find the Hope We Need

Is There Hope?A black & white drawing of a pigeon surrounded by flowers and the text of Romans 15:13

—23 July 2017, part 1 of the series:

Where to Find the Hope We Need

Hidden WoundsThe word "HOPE" in blue letters with a gold star in the center of the "O"

—30 July 2017, part 2 of the series:

Where to Find the Hope We Need

El ShaddaiAn Eagle flying with the words of Isaiah 40:31: Those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar like eagles...

{One of God’s names is “El Shad­dai” which means “I am your all-pow­er­ful God,” or is often trans­lat­ed as “God Almighty.”}

—6 August 2017, part 3 of the series:

Where to Find the Hope We Need

Jesus seated and holding a lamb with the words "I am the God Who Shepherds You"

I am the God Who Shepherds You

—13 August 2017, part 4 of the series:

Where to Find the Hope We Need

I am the God

of Exceeding Joy Mountains with a rainbow in the clear blue sky and the words "For me to live is Christ"

—20 August 2017, part 5 of the series:

Where to Find the Hope We Need

I am the God of PeaceTwo white doves on an evergreen branch with snow in the background and the word "peace"

—27 August 2017, part 6 of the series:

Where to Find the Hope We Need

A dove with a branch in its beak and the world in the background with the words "Sanctified by Grace"

I am the God Who Sanctifies You

—3 Sep­tem­ber 2017, part 7 of the series:

Where to Find the Hope We Need

Jesus with his arms outstretched and moving and the words "God Provides"

I am the God Who Provides for You

—10 Sep­tem­ber 2017, part 8 of the series:

Where to Find the Hope We Need

A poster with the words "God Defends Us" with "Defends" in large green letters and a red star behind the "O" in GOD.

I am the God Who Defends You

—17 Sep­tem­ber 2017, part 9 of the series:

Where to Find the Hope We Need

The Fatherhood of GodA poster with the words "Our Father" decorated with scrolls

—24 Sep­tem­ber 2017, part 10,  con­clud­ing the series:

Where to Find the Hope We Need
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God’s Grace is the Heart of Our Faith

{GITHOOF} 9 part series: Heart painted in bright red and pink with the words "God's Grace is the Heart of Our Faith"

—Part 1, 23 April 2017

Saving Grace  

—30 April 2017

Guilt and Grace

part 2 of the series:

Grace is the Heart of Our Faith

—7 May 2017, part 3

Sustaining Grace A lake in the mountains with a rainbow in the sky and the words "The God of all grace"

Cross in a circle with purple background and the words, "Healing Grace."

Healing Grace

—21 May 2017, part 4 of the series:

Grace is the Heart of Our Faith

Silhouette of a man in white with his arms open wide and lifted up with the cross in the background and the words "Liberating Grace"

—28 May 2017, part 5

Liberating Grace

 

ForgivenessA rainbow between clouds and the word "forgiveness"

Matthew 10:8

—June 11, 2017, part 6 of the series:

Grace is the Heart of Our Faith
Restore Us 

Lamen­ta­tions 5:21

—June 25, 2017, part 7

A banner with the words "Be Transformed"

Being Transformed

Philip­pi­ans 2:5

—July 2, 2017, part 8 of the series:

God’s Grace is the Heart of Our Faith
Growing in Faith and Trust Through Grace

—July 9, 2017, part 9, last part of the series:

God’s Grace is the Heart of Our Faith

Moth­ers Day, 14 May 2017 A mother holding a newborn baby and the words "Blessings from God"

Please Pass The Blessing!

Palm branch in front of the outline of a steeple and the words "Sermon Series for Lent"

{TTS} 7 part series:

Tears Tell the Story

part 1, Ash Wednes­day March 1, 2017

Longing Tears

-Jesus Ago­nizes Over Jerusalem

part 2 of Tears Tell the Sto­ry, 2017 Mar 8

- No record­ing due to tech­ni­cal prob­lems

part 3 of Tears Tell the Sto­ry, —2017, Wed. Mar 15

Impossible Tears

part 4 of Tears Tell the Sto­ry, —2017, Wed. Mar 22

Bowl of Tears

part 5 of Tears Tell the Sto­ry, —2017, Wed. Mar 29

Garden of Tears

part 6 of Tears Tell the Sto­ry, —2017, Wed. April 5

Guilty Tears

final part (7) of Tears Tell the Sto­ry, —2017, Sun. April 9

A Mother’s Tears Simple image of a face with one tear falling and the words "A Mother's Tears"

-Mary watch­es Jesus die

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{WITMJ} 14 part series:

Who is this Man, Jesus?

part 1, —Nov 27, 2016

The Identity of Deity

part 2 of series: Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2016, Dec 4


Jesus-A Relationship, a Courtship, a Miracle

Silouette of man walking with woman riding a donkey and stars above them

part 3 of Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2016, Dec 11

Joseph the Just 

part 4 of series: Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2016, Dec 18

What Kind of Savior is Jesus?

part 5 of series: Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2017, Jan 8

Life…As God Intended It

Outline drawing of Man with flowing beard and the ten commandmants behind him

part 6 of series: Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2017, Jan 15

Resting in Christ

part 7 of series: Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2017, Jan 22 Israelites crossing a river carrying the Ark of the Covenant and the words "The Israelites Enter the Promised Land"

Entering Rest 

part 8a of series: Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2017, Jan 29

The Astonishing Power of Jesus -part 1

part 8b of series: Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2017, Feb 5

The Astonishing Power of Jesus -part 2

part 9 of Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2017, Feb 12


The Ultimate Healer

part 10 of Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2017, Feb 19


Abiding in Christ

part 11a of series: Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2017, Feb 26


The Gathering Storm -part 1

part 11b of series: Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2017, Mar 5


The Gathering Storm -part 2

part 12a of series: Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2017, Mar 12


Judas kissing Jesus and the words, "The arrest of Jesus."

 

Betrayed and Arrested -part 1

part 12b of Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2017, Mar 19


A bulging bag with coins spread around it.

Betrayed and Arrested -part 2

Close-up photo of a judge's gavel hitting wood.

part 13 of series:

Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2017, Mar 26


Analysis of a Courtroom Fiasco

part 14 of series: Who is this Man, Jesus?, —2017, April 2

The Last Trials of Jesus
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