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Despair for a Purpose by Raymond A. Foss
Christ dying, mortal
a common human experience
the end of our lives
to be able to minister
to speak of our sorrow
our sense of great loss
faithful in dying
in going to the cross

April 22, 2011
My God, My God, why have you forsaken me?
(Matthew 27:46 and Mark 15:34).
written during prayer vigil
Suncook United Methodist Church
Suncook, NH
April 22, 2011
Seven Last Words Ecumenical Service
Father forgive them, for they know not what they do
(Luke 23:34).
Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in paradise
(Luke 23:43)
Woman, behold your son: behold your mother
(John 19:26-27).
My God, My God, why have you forsaken me?
(Matthew 27:46 and Mark 15:34).
I thirst
(John 19:28).
It is finished
(John 19:30).
Father, into your hands I commit my spirit
(Luke 23:46).
and sermon: “It is Finished”
by Pastor Ruth L. Foss
A Handmaiden of the Lord
Suncook United Methodist Church
Suncook, NH
April 20, 2011

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