— A Sermon by Robert W. Prim — ~~~ 11th Sunday after Pentecost ~~~ Matthew 15:10-20 ~~~~~~~~ Jesus called the crowd near and said to them, “Listen and understand. It’s not what goes into the mouth that contaminates a person in God’s sight. It’s what comes out of the mouth that contaminates the person.” Then the disciples … [Read more...] about Filling Our Purses with the Essentials
Another Way to Stay Connected
Miss a Sunday at church? Read the sermon here. It's another way to stay connected with NPC even if you're traveling or otherwise unable to attend services.
— A Sermon by Robert W. Prim — ~~~ 10th Sunday after Pentecost ~~~ Genesis 37:1-28; 50:20 ~~~~~~~~~ The patriarchs and matriarchs of our faith tradition showed amazing courage and faith following a divinely inspired dream. These men and women could not see to the end of their journeys, but they ventured forth with a sense of … [Read more...] about The Third Taboo
— A Sermon by Robert W. Prim — ~~~ 9th Sunday after Pentecost ~~~ Genesis 32:22-31 ~~~~~~~~ Scripture Introduction You need to know that my way of looking at the story of Jacob is a minority view. I don’t find him inspirational. Not like the inspiration, for example that I experienced listening to speakers at John Lewis’ … [Read more...] about A Lame Blessing
— A Sermon by Robert W. Prim — ~~~ 8th Sunday after Pentecost ~~~ Matthew 13:44-46 ~~~~~~~~ Jesus spoke of the reign of God this way... “God’s kingdom is like a treasure hidden in a field for years and then accidently found by a trespasser. The finder is ecstatic – what a find! – and proceeds to sell everything he owns to … [Read more...] about The Pearl Quest with Jesus, George Ellis, and John Lewis as our Guides
— A Sermon by Robert W. Prim — ~~~ 7th Sunday after Pentecost ~~~ Matthew 13:24-30 ~~~~~~~~ Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is, in my simple mind, a classic movie. The older one is the one I’m talking about, the movie that was released in 1971 and was based on the 1964 book by Roald Dahl entitled Charlie and the … [Read more...] about Blooming or Perishing in the Field Together