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Appointed before I was born by Raymond A. Foss

The words of Paul ringing
in my ears as I write
poems of his conversion
how Christ changed his life

Mindful of his statement
God has appointed him before he was born
to be the witness that he was
to help others meet the Lord

Each of us a witness
a messenger of God’s love
appointed to spread the news
that Christ came to earth

He came to save us
that we would rise with him
reconciled to our creator
paid by an awesome cost

Like Paul we go
out into the world
to spread God’s message of love
revealed in the risen Christ

June 6, 2010
Galatians 1:11-24
1 Kings 17:8-16
Psalm 146:1-5 (Call to Worship)
Prayer of Dedication:
“Abundant God, we thank you for the jars of our lives
that are constantly being filled. We offer our gifts to you,
that others may know of your abundance and grace.
Fill the hungry with good things. Lift up the oppressed.
Watch over the stranger and comfort the lonely.
Through our gifts, may we do likewise.
In the name of Christ the Comforter, we pray. Amen”
Worship Theme: “How do our lives attract or detract people”
and sermon, “The Proof Is In the Pudding”
by Pastor Ruth L. Foss
Suncook United Methodist Church
Suncook, NH
June 6, 2010
Second Sunday after Pentecost

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