Broken Vessels

Broken Vessels September 8, 2019 Rev. Fritz Nelson Text: Jeremiah 18:1-11; Luke 14:25-33 God the Potter. Me – the dust mixed with water, mixed with life, mixed with God’s holy breath – spinning on the wheel like I’m on one of those rides at the fair. God’s strong, gentle, loving

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God, Adam & Eve 4/7/19 (Lent 5)

Relationships God, Adam & Eve April 7, 2019 Rev. Fritz Nelson Text: Genesis 3:1-18 Why did they do it? Adam and Eve had paradise. They had food without working. They had neither stress nor anxiety. They had a close, deep, personal relationship with God. They lived in harmony with each

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Naomi, Ruth & Boaz – 3/31/19 (Lent 4)

Relationships Naomi, Ruth & Boaz March 31, 2019 Rev. Fritz Nelson Text: Ruth Ruth is the great grandmother of King David. Jesus is her great-great-great…grandson. She’s a Moabite. She refuses to leave Naomi’s side – even though life has broken Naomi – whose name means pleasant – so much she

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Jonah & Ninevah – 3/24/19 (Lent 3)

Relationships Jonah & Ninevah March 24, 2019 (Lent 3) Rev. Fritz Nelson Text: Jonah 3:10 – 4:11; Matthew 5:44-45 The greatest evangelist in the history of the universe, who had just led the greatest and most successful evangelistic campaign in the history of the universe, looks down on the people

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Peter & Paul – 3/17/19 (Lent 2)

Relationships Peter & Paul March 17, 2019  (Lent 2) Rev. Fritz Nelson Text: Galatians 2:1-14 Paul first meets Peter in Jerusalem around six years after Jesus’ resurrection and about three years after Paul’s vision of Jesus on the road to Damascus. Peter had been one of Jesus’ closest friends and

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Jesus & Mary of Bethany – 3/10/19 (Lent 1)

Relationships Jesus & Mary of Bethany March 10, 2019 (Lent 1) Rev. Fritz Nelson Text: Luke 10:38-42 Jesus enters a certain village, is invited into a home and there, as was his custom, begins to teach. Jesus would be sitting on a chair or a bench. His audience would have

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