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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Congregational Values: Walking in Faith – 3/26/17

Congregational Values Value #5: Walking in Faith March 26, 2016 (Lent 4) Rev. Fritz Nelson – First Presbyterian, Columbiana Text: 2 Samuel 12:1-7, 13-14 For our scripture reading this morning we turn to the words told to King David by the prophet Nathan after David had lain with Bathsheba. David

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The Persecuted – 11/20/16

The Persecuted November 20, 2016 Rev. Fritz Nelson – First Presbyterian, Columbiana Text: Matthew 5:11-12; Acts 5:12-42  I don’t know about you, but I probably would have gone home after being busted out of prison. Gone home, had a shower, a decent meal, and then laid low for a little

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Eshat Chayil – 9/20/15

Eshat Chayil September 20, 2015 Rev. Fritz Nelson – First Presbyterian, Columbiana Text: Proverbs 31:10 – 32  A few years ago, Rachel Held Evans set out on a quest. Inspired by the huge number of books on Biblical Womanhood filling the shelves of Christian bookstores, she decided to spend a

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Sailing Ship

Holy Spirit Case Study – 6/28/15

Case Study: Women as Leaders of God’s People (Holy Spirit #6) June 28, 2015 First Presbyterian, Columbiana – Rev. Fritz Nelson Text: Exodus 15:20-21; Numbers 12:1-10  For the last few weeks we’ve been talking about the joy and the challenges of living a life of the Spirit, of letting God’s

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