Friday, March 28, 2014

Jesus Protects Us – v5

In the story of the woman
at Jesus’ feet
judged by the elders
the people in the street

Jesus protects us
from the judgment of others
all of us sinners
living in the dust

none of us worthy
to call another lost
a log in our own eye
enough to worry about

edited March 28, 2014
Jesus Protects Us – v5
(editing original again)
Edited October 30, 2013
Jesus Protects Us – v4
(editing original again)
Edited September 20, 2013
Jesus Protects Us – v3
(editing original again)
Edited August 27, 2013
Jesus Protects Us – v2
June 19, 2011
Jesus Protects Us
Love on Trial,
the case against the Reverend Amy DeLong,
which begins on June 20, 2011
John 8:1-11
Samuel Thompson’s
Inclusion Essay
shared at the New England United Methodist Church
Annual Conference
in response to call by Reconciling Ministries Network
for essays describing, “My vision for an inclusive church”,
June 10, 2011
in part inspired by conversations with
the Reverend John Makokha
Riruta UMC
Children of Africa Hope Mission Project in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya.
Matthew 25:31-46
The Sheep and the Goats
Matthew 28:18-20
Great Commission

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