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In the Face of Each Stranger by Raymond A. Foss

The face of the Christ
our risen savior
who gives us life
when we die with him
who raises us up
on wings like eagles
who is preparing a place for him
when he comes again

The face of Jesus
in the face of each stranger
everyone we meet
all made like us
the master in the stranger
those who appear different from us
yet all of us children
children of the living God

Calling us to love
to share his message
to go to the ends of the earth
making disciples in his name
how can we do this if
we focus on the differences
when we are all unworthy
and need him to live

July 31, 2010
When Christians Get it Wrong trailer
by Adam Hamilton
my comment posted to this post:
“This is a very powerful message and one that needs repeating. We as Christian deny Christ when we do not live out the Great Commission by creating barriers, stumbling blocks to Christ. We must be sowing joy, not judgment, love not division, hope not condemnation, agape love not the values of the world. Only in this are we fulfilling our call, using our gifts for God's glory.”
Matthew 5-7
Sermon on the Mount
Matthew 25:31-46
the Judgment

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