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Willful Children by Raymond A. Foss
“self-made” children,
willful children, so we are
living in the world
Humble children we are called
Called to be by God
Our king a servant
washing their dusty feet
accepting the lash,
the thorns, the cross
We are to follow his ways
loving our enemies
bringing his message
the father’s love, his grace
So all may know

September 14, 2008
Alive Now devotional for September 13, 2008
“The Christian way is different: harder, and easier. Christ says, “Give me all. I don’t want so much of your time and so much of your money and so much of your work: I want you.... Hand over the whole natural self, all the desires which you think innocent as well as the ones you think wicked—the whole outfit. I will give you a new self instead. In fact, I will give you Myself: my own will shall become yours.” Both harder and easier than what we are all trying to do.” C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity
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