A New Thing – 6/9/19 (Pentecost)

A New Thing June 9, 2019 (Pentecost) Rev. Fritz Nelson Text: Isaiah 43:18-19; Acts 2:1-18 Both Chris and Jan heard the sound of the rushing wind. They were in Jerusalem for the annual festival of Pentecost or Shavu’ot. Shavu’ot was when they brought the first offerings of the year to

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Let Everyone Come – 6/2/19 (Easter 7)

Let Everyone Come June 2, 2019 Rev. Fritz Nelson Text: Revelation 22:12-17 The Spirit and the bride say, “Come.” Let everyone who hears say, “Come.” Let everyone who is thirsty come. Let anyone who wishes take the water of life as a gift. The water of life. The stream flowing

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The Heavenly City – 5/26/19 (Easter 6)

The Heavenly City May 26, 2019 Rev. Fritz Nelson Text: Revelation 21:1-22:6 Oh to have been John the Elder and to have experienced this vision first hand. The holy city laid out before me. Soaring walls, sparkling with jewels made worthless by their quantity. Streets paved with gold transparent in

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Through the Ordeal – 5/12/19 (Easter 4)

Through the Ordeal May 12, 2019 Rev. Fritz Nelson Text: Revelation 7:9-17 Carried up by the Holy Spirit, John the Elder finds himself in the heavenly throne room. Jesus, the Lamb who was slaughtered, sits upon the throne. An uncountable multitude surrounds him, the survivors of the great ordeal. In

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Honor, Power, Glory – 05/05/19 (Easter 3)

Honor, Power, Glory May 5, 2019 Rev. Fritz Nelson Text: Revelation 5:11-14; Philippians 2:5-11 They pack the seemingly never-ending throne room. The elders. The angels. The living creatures. Myriads of myriads, thousands of thousands. All together – singing with one voice. Worthy is the Lamb that was slaughtered to receive

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Totality of Belonging – 04/28/19 (Easter 2)

Totality of Belonging April 28, 2019 Rev. Fritz Nelson Text: Revelation 1:8 In life, and in death, we belong to God. Of all the words ever been written about our relationship with God, I find I return to these time and time again. They’re not scripture – although they represent

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Easter 2019 – 04/21/19

Easter 2019 April 21, 2019 Rev. Fritz Nelson Text: Luke 24:1-12; 1 Cor. 15:54-55; 2 Cor. 5:15-21; Psalm 27 If anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see everything has become new! Everything old has passed away. Gone. Vamoose. Declared null and void.

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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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