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…

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…

01Jul

Series: Praying the Psalms: Anchoring Ourselves in God’s word  Text: Mark 4:26-29; Psalms 1-5 Preacher: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/7-1-18-Psalm1-5.mp3 Time moves quickly. Perhaps this often mentioned saying is more apparent today, at the half-way point for the year. In light of this it is good to take a look around and evaluate…

24Jun

Psalm 5

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Series: Praying the Psalms: Anchoring Ourselves in God’s word  Text: Psalm 5 Preacher: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/6-24-18-Psalm5.mp3 You have likely heard sayings, and even statistics, about how one starts their day is extremely important. Yet we talked about starting our day well by ending it well last week with Psalm 4. This week…

17Jun

Psalm 4

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Series: Praying the Psalms: Anchoring Ourselves in God’s word  Text: Psalm 4 Preacher: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/6-17-18Psalm4.mp3 Sleep. We all need it. Rhythm. Without it life remains chaotic. In light of these realities, let us seek to ‘start’ our day well by ‘ending’ it well. SELAH. 6.17.18 Psalm4 sermon ppt

10Jun

Psalm 3

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Series: Praying the Psalms: Anchoring Ourselves in God’s word  Text: Psalm 3 Preacher: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/6-10-18-Psalm3.mp3 Everyone reading this has had difficulty in their life. In fact, everyone not reading this has had difficulty in their life as well. So, one could say difficulty is a constant…the variable is in how we…

03Jun

Psalm 2

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Series: Praying the Psalms: Anchoring Ourselves in God’s word  Text: Psalm 2 & Psalm 1 Preacher: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/6-3-18-Psalm2.mp3 Psalm 1 & Psalm 2 have both been called “pre-prayer” psalms, meaning they help to orient us toward the psalter (book of Psalms) as a whole. Both of them contain contrasts. Both of…

08Apr

Series: “New”  Text: John 13 Preacher: Brent McCrory As we continue our “New” series on the heels of Resurrection Sunday, we look at the area of service. The act of serving people and following Jesus go hand in hand because Jesus came not to be served but to serve (cf. Mark 10:45)….

25Mar

Series: Room For Doubt  Text: Genesis 1-2; Exodus 19-20; John 14:6; Matthew 9; Philippians 2 Preacher: Brent McCrory It cannot be…  Many statements can follow the previous phrase. They might be statements of surprise, statements of excitement, statements of disbelief, or even statements of anger. All of these descriptors, and more, follow…

11Mar

Series: Room For Doubt  Text: Mark 1:1; Psalm 2:7; Matthew 16; Mark 14; John 8; Matthew 28; Luke 24; 1 Corinthians 15 Preacher: Brent McCrory Why do Christians say that Jesus is God’s Son? Good question. Let me start with this for now: You can attempt anything, once. I sometimes use…