23Sep

Giving & Baggage

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Series: Funding the Kingdom Text: Matthew 6 and others Speaker: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Funding%20the%20Kingdom/9-23-18%20GIving%20and%20Baggage.mp3 At the heart of giving is a very God-like activity. Perhaps it is the most God-like activity. What is this G0d-like activity? Well, since God desires to be with people…at the heart of giving is providing so all…

16Sep

Text: Romans 12 Speaker: David Hurlocker http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/09-16-2018_Romans_12.mp3 Baggage claim…everyone’s favorite part of flying. Right? What does Jesus have to do with baggage claim? Listen in as David Hurlocker shares some thoughts.  

09Sep

Series: The Hidden Kingdom Text: The Letters Speaker: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/09-09-2018_The_Letters.mp3   Our last stop in this brief “The Hidden Kingdom” series leads us to the letters in the New Testament. Now for someone reading through the letters for the first time on their own (or even the 100th) there are…

02Sep

Series: The Hidden Kingdom Text: The Gospels Speaker: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/09-02-18_The_Gospels.mp3 The Hidden Kingdom appears to be just that, “hidden” in what we call the Old Testament. Yet as we have seen the last two weeks, it is clearly there. Granted, at times we need to be shown where to look,…

26Aug

Hidden in Exodus

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Series: The Hidden Kingdom  Text: Exodus and others Preacher: Brent McCrory   http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/8-26-18_exodus.mp3   Quite often the focus of the Exodus is just that, the exodus (exit) of God’s people from the land of Egypt. Included in this are famous details like the plagues, the parting of the Red…

19Aug

Hidden in Genesis

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Series: The Hidden Kingdom  Text: Genesis and others  Preacher: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/08-19-18_Genesis.mp3 For those aware of debates concerning the Bible, Genesis is often viewed as a battleground for the beginning. In other words is it Creation? Evolution? Something in between? I wonder what might happen if we would stop coming…

12Aug

Psalm 23

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Series: Praying the Psalms: Anchoring Ourselves in God’s word  Text: Psalm 23 Preacher: David Hurlocker http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/8-12-18_Psalms_23.mp3 Psalm 23 is, perhaps, one of the better known psalms from the Bible. Yet I wonder if it is simultaneously also one of the most applied (and prayed) psalms of the Bible?

05Aug

Psalm 19

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Series: Praying the Psalms: Anchoring Ourselves in God’s word  Text: Psalm 19 Preacher: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/8-5-18_psalm_19.mp3   CS Lewis described Psalm 19 as the greatest poem in the Psalter and one of the greatest lyrics in the world. I have not read enough poetry to fully, with intellectual honesty, agree with…

22Jul

Psalms 6-8

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Series: Praying the Psalms: Anchoring Ourselves in God’s word  Text: Psalms 6-8 Preacher: Tom Herring http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/7-22-18%20Psalms6-8.mp3 It is amazing what one can see by reading and rereading Scripture. Additionally, it is, perhaps, even more amazing when what one sees begins to be worked into the fabric of one’s life. Or…

15Jul

Preacher: David Hurlocker    http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/7-15-18_VBS_Worship_service.mp3   Vacation Bible School was a wet, learning, fun, and wild time for children from six Emporia Congregations this year as children learned that all of God’s promises are answered “yes” in Jesus. This sermon is a reflection on VBS, as well as how…