Holy Relationships – 11/19/17

Holy Relationships November 19, 2017 Rev. Fritz Nelson – First Presby, Columbiana & First United Presby, EP Text: 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12 Where did your mind and spirit go as we read this passage? In the time of silence that followed? Know that wherever you are – whether its in a

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Love’s Tears – 5/14/17

Love’s Tears May 14, 2017 (Mother’s Day) Rev. Fritz Nelson – First Presbyterian, Columbiana Luke 13:34; 1 Peter 3: 13-22  As recorded by the gospel writers, Jesus cries only twice during his public ministry. The first occurs following the death of his close friend Lazarus. The second when he considers

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Modern Families – 7/17/16

All Request Summer Sermon Series Modern Families/Holy Spirit Baptism July 10, 2016 Rev. Fritz Nelson, First Presbyterian, Columbiana Text: Matthew 12:46-50; Acts 10:1-48; 1 Corinthians 7:1-9; Ephesians 5:21-33  My dad butt dialed me the other day. In the ensuing conversation I learned he was planning an evening walk on the

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Presence over Judgment – 10/11/15

On Presence over Judgment October 11, 2015 Rev. Fritz Nelson – First Presbyterian, Columbiana Text: Mark 10:2-16 A few years ago I got one of those calls we just dread. An acquaintance’s boyfriend had just died – in her bed. Jim (that’s as good a name as any for this

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Arch Book: Joseph Forgives His Brothers

Joseph and his Coat of Many Colors – 7/19/15

Joseph’s Coat of Many Colors July 19, 2015 Rev. Fritz Nelson – First Presbyterian Church, Columbiana Text: Genesis 37, 39-45 Joseph is Rachel’s eldest son. Rachel is Jacob – Jospeh’s father’s – first love and second wife. Unfortunately for Jacob, Rachel’s father Laben had another daughter – Leah – who

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