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A Lesson for our Times by Raymond A. Foss
The prodigal, all of us
a lesson for our times
in this day and age,
a chastening in the telling
the grafting of the branches
the story of the son
asking for his wealth
squandering in excess
coming home a servant
destitute, but welcomed in
the arms of the father
ready for our turning
for our quickening heart
coming home to the Lord

November 11, 2009
Luke 15:11-32, “The Prodigal Son”
Proverbs 21:5, 21:20
Psalm 98:4-8 (Call to Worship)
and Matthew 6:24
“No man can serve two masters:
for either he will hate the one,
and love the other; or else he will hold to the one,
and despise the other.
Ye cannot serve God and mammon.”
& sermon “The Saints and Their Checkbooks”
by Reverend Huntley Halvorson
Suncook United Methodist Church
Suncook, NH
November 8, 2009
His sermon is the second of a four-part series based in part on
Reverend Adam Hamilton (http://www.cor.org/about-resurrection/adam/)’s book,
“Enough: Discovering Joy Through Simplicity and Generosity” (http://www.cokesbury.com/forms/ProductDetail.aspx?pid=9781426702334)

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