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The Christ of Power by Raymond A. Foss
The Christ, of God
from the beginning
before the earth began
living as the Word

Descending from heaven
drained of Godliness
love poured down
walking as a man

Serving God
in teaching and healing
walking with us
to show us the Way

God alive
living among us
though we could not see Him
for who He really is

Going the way
the way of suffering
drinking that cup
humble to God

Going to the cross
descending below
rising on the third day
to fulfill all prophecy

Coming in power
in His glory
Christ will come again
riding on the clouds

December 17, 2010
from Notes from Peter email received
December 17, 2010
John 1:1-14
“This Sunday, I will continue in a sermon series,
“The Birth of Jesus Christ”, and we will look more closely
at the opening poem in the Gospel of John.
Matthew and Luke tell a beautiful story about the holy birth.
John uses poetry to highlight the meaning of Jesus’ life.
“Logos and Light” are the main ideas John uses in this poetry.
The Christ of Christmas is so much more than a cute baby.
The Christ is the image of God given to guide our lives and
to show us the most important truths for living.”
Wesley United Methodist Church
Concord, NH
December 19, 2010

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