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Tears in the Garden by Raymond A. Foss

Not just our master’s
tears in the garden
all of us aware
of the grief that he bore

Feeling the weight
in the upper room before this
now in the garden
all of us falling to our knees

Even in our sleep
the nightmare coming
the true of his death
the sacrifice of our king

The words he had shared
ringing in my ears
the bread his body
and the cup of his blood

Now in the garden
his pain so audible
crying out to God
oh if it could end

But calm coming
his tears in the garden
giving over to resolve
to do the will of God

March 9, 2010
Matthew 26:36-46
Psalm 461:11 (Call to Worship)
Psalm 130:1-8
Psalm 138 (Prayer of Dedication)
Worship Theme: “Our Times of Personal Trial”
and sermon, “With Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane”
by Reverend Huntley Halvorson
the second 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
March 7, 2010
Third Sunday in Lent

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