Sermon Archive — 2018

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 Recent Messages to Mt. Olive congregation

 Audio mp3 files with recordings

(occa­sion­al­ly pref­aced with singing led by the Heav­en­song Praise Team).

These recorded messages are easily played with almost any computer or device and may be downloaded if you wish.

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Protrait of Kenneth L. Williamson
Rev. Ken­neth L. Williamson

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



Adversity 101

Why Did This Happen?Cemetery photo with the words

2018 Sept 9, part 1 of series: Adver­si­ty 101

Jesus with hands raised and the words


2018 Sept 16, part 2 of series: Adver­si­ty 101

—Based upon John 11:1–36

Jesus in front of Lazurus' open tomb,

The One You Love is Sick!

2018 Sept 23, part 3 of series: Adver­si­ty 101

—Based upon John 11:4–45

When it seems that God is SilentA man with a fantastically colored long cloak and a group of people in the distance with the words of Genesis 37:3

2018 Sept 30, part 4 of series: Adver­si­ty 101

—Based upon Gen­e­sis 37–40

Photo of a red leaf with a body of water and beach in the background

What’s Up?

2018 Oct 7, part 5 of series: Adver­si­ty 101

—Based upon Luke 18

God uses Adversity in the Lives of His Children

part 6 of series: Adver­si­ty 101Photo of a small plant growing in dirt with the words

2018 Oct 14

—Based upon Romans 8:28

A man on the ground in front of a horse shielding his eyes from bright light. And the words
May I have Your Attention, Please!

part 7 of series: Adver­si­ty 101

2018 Oct 21

—Based upon Acts 9


God Uses adver­si­ty as a form dis­ci­pline, part 8, 2018 Nov 11, Not avail­able due to tech­ni­cal prob­lem with record­ing.


Self-ReflectionA snow covered mountain and the words

part 9 of the series: Adver­si­ty 101

2018 Nov 18

A throne with a cross on the back and the words

Experiencing God’s Faithfullness

part 10 of the series: Adver­si­ty 101

2018 Nov 25

ComfortChrist carrying his cross and another man helping Him

part 11 of the series: Adver­si­ty 101

2018 Dec 2

Photo of stairs going down a ridge high in the mountains with the words

Our Goals and Perspective on Life Determine Our Response to Adversity

part 12 of the series: Adver­si­ty 101

2018 Dec 9

Woman with eyes closed and face turned up toward the blue sky with the words "My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is made perfect in weakness."

Paul’s story about Adversity

part 13 of the series: Adver­si­ty 101

2018 Dec 16

based on 2 Corinthi­ans 12:7–10

All Saints Day -What is it all about?Saints from the Bible and the words

2018 Nov 4, All Saints Sun­day

This I BelieveHands and a hammer nailing a paper to a door

2018 Oct 28, Ref­or­ma­tion Sun­day

Newly married couple holding hands

What to do Worry or Trust?

2018 Sep­tem­ber 2

Jesus the Good ShepherdA man with a staff in one hand and a lamb held with the other arm and the words

2018 August 19

A hand extended down from the clouds to 3 people on the ground and the words

Why, God do You Love Me and Your Children So Much?

2018 August 5

A man kneeling with a basin of water washing the other man's feetWashing of Redemption

2018 July 29

Men in a boat with a square sail and the words

A Midmorning Miracle

2018 July 22


Hey Good Buddy, You Got Your Ears On?

Can You Hear Me Now?

2018 June 24

part 1 of the series:

Hey Good Bud­dy,

You Got Your Ears On?

A shepherd holding a staff with a few sheep around him and the words Ways God Communicates to His Children

2018 July 1

part 2 of the series:

Hey Good Buddy, You Got Your Ears On?
Testing, Testing  Woman at a window with the words

2018 July 8

part 3 of the series: Hey Good Bud­dy, You Got Your Ears On?

Water and sky with clouds and the words Ways to Tune into God

2018 July 15

part 4 of the series:

Hey Good Buddy, You Got Your Ears On?

Bringing out the Best!

Fathers’ Day, 17 June 2018Two pairs of hands on a pregnant woman's stomach and the words

Still water with the words of John 14:6

Holy Trinity

2018 May 27

Highlights and Assets of a Godly Woman

Moth­ers Day, 2018 May 13


What is Love?

What is Love?

2018 Feb 25, first part

Love is Kind 

2018 Mar 4, part 2 of What is Love 

Love Does Not Envy

2018 Mar 11, part 3 of What is Love

Hands wring out a towel into a bowl and the words

Love is Humble -part 1

Part 4, 2018 Mar 18

Love is Humble -part 2

2018 April 8, part 5 of What is Love

Love is Respectful

2018 April 15, part 6 of What is Love

Love is Not Easily Angered

2018 April 22, part 7 of What is Love series

Love Rejoices with the Truth -part 1Plant with only several leaves in the dirt with the words

2018 April 29, part 8 of the What is Love series

Love Rejoices with the Truth -part 2

2018 May 6, part 9 of the What is Love series


2018 May 20, part 10 of the What is Love series

Lenten series — Wednes­day evenings and the last part (6) on East­er Sun­day:

God’s Promises

God’s Promise in the Garment

2018 Feb 21 — part 1 begins this series

God’s Promise Through the Sign

2018 Feb 28 — part 2

God’s Promise in a Wine Soaked Sponge

2018 Mar 7 — part 3

God’s Promise in the CrossThe cross stands on top of a mountain backed by a yellow circle crossed by eight spokes radiating around it

2018 Mar 14 — part 4

God’s Promise in the Water and the Blood

2018 Mar 21 — part 5

God’s Promise in the Burial Clothing

part 6, 2018 April 1, East­er Sun­day

A palm branch and the words

What is Your Perspective?

2018 Mar 25, Palm Sun­day



Finding Balance in a Fast-Pace World

Fields and trees with the words

When Life Gets Hurried

—7 Jan­u­ary 2018, first part of the series: Find­ing Bal­ance in a Fast-Pace World

Bringing Margin into Our Life Man with a troubled expression and the words

—14 Jan­u­ary 2018, part two of the series:

Finding Balance in a Fast-Pace World

A large hourglass with sand pouring through the small opening and the words of Psalm 90:12What Matters Most 

—21 Jan­u­ary 2018, part three of the series:

Finding Balance in a Fast-Pace World

Bringing Sanity into a Busy Life A metal garbage can with several things hanging out from under the lid and the words from Philippians 3:8

—28 Jan­u­ary 2018, part four of the series:  Find­ing Bal­ance in a Fast-Pace World

Photo of a beach with water and trees and the words of Matthew 11:29

The Remedy for Reducing Our Load

—4 Feb­ru­ary 2018, part five of the series:

Finding Balance in a Fast-Pace World

What God is Calling Us to Do Photo of a young woman with a book sitting at a window

—11 Feb­ru­ary 2018, part six of the series:

Find­ing Bal­ance in a Fast-Pace World


—18 Feb­ru­ary 2018, part sev­en of the series:

Finding Balance in a Fast-Pace World

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