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Be Forgiving by Raymond A. Foss

A Samaritan on the Jericho Road
an outcast, unwanted, finding a Jew,
bleeding, dying on the way
forgiving the hurt, the scorn
the prejudice on his people
showing mercy to one in need
doing what others would not do
risking becoming unclean
touching a sick man,
in his time of trial,
before he would have died
forgiving the past, focused on
the one who was lying in the dust
reaching out in compassion
to offer his aid, relieving his pain

August 17, 2008
Luke 10:25-37 and
sermon “Let us love, not in word or speech alone. Let us
love in truth and action”, by
Reverend Huntley Halvorson
and Vacation Bible School,
Suncook United Methodist Church
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