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Our Cost, Paid by Him by Raymond A. Foss

The bill, our cost
the price of our sin
never coming to our table
Christ paid it all himself
because we were unable

The sin from the beginning
coming into us before we were born
in sin coming into the world
only Christ could wipe it away
removing the breach, the fall from grace

The wrong that we do,
in spite of the law
more than we can comprehend
the justice of the Lord
by grace alone restored

The sacrifice, given for us
the blood of the lamb
poured out on the altar of the cross
the offering for our sin
in the bread and the wine

Remembering that night
the Passover becoming
the new covenant
the savior and we, his disciples,
sharing in his body, his blood

This was a choice
even though we betray,
denying him and running away
Christ still went to the cross
to free us from our sin

March 1, 2010
Mark 14:12, 22-25
Isaiah 11:1-5
Isaiah 52:7 (Call to Worship)
Deuteronomy 16:1-8
Exodus 12:1-28
Deuteronomy 11:16-21
and sermon, “A Last Meal”
by Pastor Ruth L. Foss
the first in a series of sermons, based in part on the book,
“24 Hours That Changed the World”, by Reverend Adam Hamilton
Suncook United Methodist Church
Suncook, NH
February 28, 2010

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