First Assembly NLR Audio Podcast
Weekend messages from Pastor Rod Loy and FirstNLR.
What does being content mean to you?  What makes you discontent?  In today's society, marketers play on our tendency to want the newest, best, and shiniest.

In the final message from the Gift series, Pastor Rod Loy unpacks another of God's gifts to us: contentment.
Direct download: 2009_12_27_AM_Audio_1-2.mp3
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A lot of our destructive behaviors, inappropriate actions, and a lot of negative circumstances are because we are searching.  We don't have peace.  Peace is not something we need every once in awhile.  We need it every single day.  Everyone needs peace.  How can you find peace?
Direct download: 2009_12_13_AM_Audio_1-2.mp3
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Pastor Brad Russell wrote a special song, "Stay Right Here," for our message about peace.  The song is available for download here.  For lyrics, go to

Direct download: Stay_Right_Here.mp3
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What is joy?  It is an inner feeling of contentment that is far greater than a temporary happiness.  It's a life outlook -- a different perspective.  It's hard to explain, but easy to spot in others. True joy is a gift from God! 

But how do you get joy?  Can you maintain it?
Direct download: 2009_12_06_AM_Audio_1-2.mp3
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How do you know what something is worth?  You know what it's worth by what people are willing to pay for it.  Jesus paid the ultimate price for us.  What does that tell you about our worth to Him?
Direct download: 2009_11_29_AM_Audio_1-2.mp3
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You can't buy it, you can't earn it, but you can have it.
In this message, Pastor Rod talks about wisdom.

Direct download: 2009_11_22_AM_Audio_1-2.mp3
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Pastor Randy Jumper talks about another of God's gifts:  Freedom!
Direct download: 2009_11_15_AM_Audio_1-2.mp3
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Grace:  You can't earn it, you can't buy it, but you can have it. 
Direct download: 2009_11_08_AM_Audio_1-2.mp3
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So far in this series, we've talked about how we can forgive.  In this message, we come at it from the other side. What do you need to know and what do you need to do when you are the one who requires forgiveness, when you are the offender?
Direct download: 2009_10_11_AM_Audio_1-2.mp3
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You are going to be hurt in life.  It's inevitable.  When it happens, though, our response is our choice.  The Bible says we should forgive.  Great - now how do we do it?
Direct download: 2009_10_04_AM_Audio_1-2.mp3
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