Mary and the Upside Down World – 12/17/18

Mary and the Upside Down World December 17, 2017 (Advent 3) Rev. Fritz Nelson – First Presbyterian, Columbiana & First United Presbyterian EP Text: Luke 1:26-56 The angel Gabriel comes to visit.  Mary says, “yes.” Yes to being the scandal, the talk of the town, that girl.  (Why do you

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Being Alert – 11/12/17

Being Alert November 12, 2017 Rev. Fritz Nelson – First United Presbyterian, EP Text: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-13 Eight years ago the Nelson household achieved a single minded focus rarely seen before or since. Everything from travel plans to home decorating to every single conversation revolved around THE BABY – this

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The Rapture – 7/24/16

All Request Summer Sermon Series The Rapture July 24, 2016 Rev. Fritz Nelson – First Presbyterian, Columbiana Text: 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18  We turn this week to the topic of the rapture, at the request of Melba Fry, and to Van Mill’s question of what we must do to prepare for

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Return of Jesus Part 3 – 12/13/15

Read part 1 Read part 2 Return of Jesus – Part 3 December 13, 2015 Rev. Fritz Nelson – First Presbyterian Church, Columbiana Text: Zephaniah 3:14-20 Over the last few weeks we’ve been discussing the anticipated return of Jesus Christ who, as the creeds state, will come again to judge

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Return of Jesus Part 2 – 12/06/15

Read Part 1 Return of Jesus – 2 December 6, 2015 Rev. Fritz Nelson – First Presbyterian Church Text: Luke 1:46-55  Last week, as we began our Advent discussion of the return of Jesus Christ, I played a clip of Harold Camping discussing his false vision of the end of

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Return of Jesus Part 1 – 11/29/15

Return of Jesus – Part 1 November 29, 2015 (Advent 1) Rev. Fritz Nelson – First Presbyterian, Columbiana Text: Luke 21:25-36  As we enter Advent the time has come to respond to a request I’ve had for a series of sermons on the second coming of Christ and the end

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