Friday, January 18, 2019

speaking a mark upon us

a mark spoken out loud
speaking a mark upon us
God claiming us as children
through the baptism of Christ
not like John in the Jordan
the baptism by the Spirit
washing us clean by Christ’s sacrifice
by the precious blood he spilled

==============
January 18, 2019
speaking a mark upon us

edited January 18, 2019
Life through these Waters
January 18, 2019
Life through the Waters
January 18, 2019
you birthed new life
January 18, 2019
we cannot stop you
January 18, 2019
Your Spirit blows
January 18, 2019
we dry ourselves out
January 18, 2019
we forget its power
January 18, 2019
we get in the way
January 18, 2019
the waters of the Jordan
January 17, 2019
we too are marked
edited/merged January 17, 2019
(merging 4 poems from 1 paragraph of
 Pastor Ruth’s sermon 1/13/19)
“Let these waters be to us drops of your mercy,
Let these waters remind us of your righteousness
and justice. Let these waters renew in us  the
resurrection power of Jesus. Let these waters make us
long for your coming reign.”
edited/merged January 17, 2019
(merging 4 poems from 1 paragraph/sentence
of Pastor Ruth’s sermon)
“We are dry and thirsty, O God, Come, refresh us!
Come upon us, Holy Spirit! Come upon these waters.”
January 17, 2019
we are dry, thirsty
January 17, 2019
Come, refresh us - 2
January 17, 2019
Come upon us
January 17, 2019
impart your love to us
January 17, 2019
Come upon these waters
January 17, 2019
Let these waters be for us
January 17, 2019
Let these waters make us
edited January 17, 2019
Let these waters remind us – 2 – v2
edited January 17, 2019
Let these water renew us – v2
January 17, 2019
an invisible mark
January 16, 2019
Let these waters remind us - 2
January 16, 2019
Let these waters renew us
edited January 16, 2019
a mark embedded – v2
edited January 16, 2019
a mark hidden – v2
edited January 16, 2019
we are marked by God’s love – v2
edited January 16, 2019
we are sealed with that mark – v3
(shortened to fit on Twitter)
edited January 16, 2019
we are sealed with that mark – v2
edited January 16, 2019
the baptism of Jesus – v3
(shortened to fit on Twitter)
edited January 16, 2019
the baptism of Jesus – v2
edited January 15, 2019
Baptism – v2
edited January 15, 2019
Baptismal Waters – v2
edited January 15, 2019
Holy Water – v2
(edited after contact by a composer who wanted to
use the poem for a choir composition
January 11, 2006 23:25
Holy Water
Mark 1:9-13, 15
&
January 11, 2006 23:45, revised 1/12/06 6:16
Baptismal Waters
Matthew 27:24-26
&
January 11, 2006 23:30
Baptism
(about Dad’t baptism, November 1990)
&
edited January 15, 2019
the name of Jesus – v2
new name / edited January 15, 2019
the name of Jesus
January 15, 2019
a mark embedded
January 15, 2019
the baptism of Jesus
January 15, 2019
a mark hidden
edited January 14, 2019
Christ knows your pain – v2
edited January 14, 2019
drenched in the water – v2
edited January 14, 2019
at the Jordan River – v2
January 14, 2019
we are marked by God’s love
January 14, 2019
we are sealed with that mark
edited January 14, 2019
A Water Mark – v3
edited January 14, 2019
A Water Mark – v2
edited January 14, 2019
life changed forever – v2
edited January 14, 2019
the sky split open – 2 – v2
edited January 14, 2019
here in the river – v2
edited January 14, 2019
out flesh changed – v2
January 13, 2019
our flesh changed
January 13, 2019
here in the river
January 13, 2019
the sky split open - 2
January 13, 2019
at the Jordan River
January 13, 2019
life changed forever
January 13, 2019
standing in the Jordan River
January 13, 2019
marked by my love - 3
January 13, 2019
A Water Mark
January 13, 2019
drenched in the water
January 13, 2019
Stetson Memorial United Methodist Church
Baptism of the Lord Sunday
We are Known by the Water:
Called To Life Anew
Psalm 29
Mark 1:4-11 (The Message)
and sermon, “A Water Mark”
video
text

by Pastor Ruth Foss
sermon blog
8AM Live
meditation blog
“God’s Whisper” blog
Children’s Message
by Pastor Ruth Foss
Stetson Memorial United Methodist Church
Patten, ME
January 13, 2019
&
January 13, 2019
Christ made us righteous
January 13, 2019
Christ knows your pain
January 13, 2019
through that Spirit
January 13, 2019
by that grace we receive
January 13, 2019
8AM Live
&
January 8, 2019
we must shine Christ’s light
January 8, 2019
Arise, Shine
Isaiah 60:1
January 8, 2019
We are the light bearers
January 8, 2019
we are called by the light
January 8, 2019
we are called to joy
January 8, 2019
we are known by the light
edited/merged January 7, 2019
I am called Beloved – v2
edited/merged January 7, 2019
I am known by Jesus – v2
January 7, 2019
when they found the Christ
January 7, 2019
they followed a star
January 7, 2019
they were filled with joy
January 6, 2019
I am called Beloved
January 6, 2019
I am known by Jesus
January 6, 2019
may God be heard
January 6, 2019
God’s eternal purpose
January 6, 2019
Wise Men, Magi
January 6, 2019
Stetson Memorial United Methodist Church
Epiphany of the Lord Sunday
Epiphany Sunday
Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14
Matthew 2:1-12 (NLT)
Matthew 2:6
-          Micah 5:2
-          2 Samuel 5:2
Isaiah 60:1 (NIV)
Ephesians 3:10-11
and sermon, “Oh,,, Now I Get It”
video
text

by Pastor Ruth Foss
sermon blog
8AM Live
meditation blog
“God’s Whisper” blog
Children’s Message
by Pastor Ruth Foss
Stetson Memorial United Methodist Church
Patten, ME
January 6, 2019
&
January 10, 2019
not as the world loves
January 10, 2018
Pastor Ruth’s 8AM Live
8AM Live
&
edited January 5, 2019
Are we standing on grace – v3
edited January 5, 2019
Are we counting on our works – v2
merged January 4, 2019
Are we standing on grace – v2
January 4, 2019
Are we standing on grace
January 4, 2019
Are we counting on our works
edited January 4, 2019
Do I know Him – v2
January 4, 2019
Do I know Him – v1
edited January 4, 2019
Does Christ know me – v2
January 3, 2019
Does Christ know me
January 3, 2019
looking forward - 2
January 3, 2019
Pastor Ruth’s 8AM Live
victors, conquerors, in and through
our risen Lord, Jesus Christ
&
January 3, 2019
my repost on Facebook
January 3, 2019
my repost on Twitter
January 3, 2019
"If we live as Jesus taught us, and in harmony
with what we proclaim, our witness will bear fruit." 
Pope Francis 1/3/19 7:30am
&
January 2, 2019
Pastor Ruth’s 8AM Live
all about grace, the unmerited gift of God
&
edited January 3, 2019
Get behind me, Satan - 2
edited January 3, 2019
Away from me, Evil
January 3, 2019
Away from me, you sinners
January 3, 2019
I never knew you
Matthew 7:21-23
January 3, 2019
those who listen
John 5:24
merged January 2, 2019
Christ became mortal – v2
January 2, 2019
Christ took on the mantle
January 2, 2019
Christ became mortal
January 2, 2019
Am I sharing
January 1, 2019
are you living the gospel
January 1, 2019
we are called to go
edited January 1, 2019
may I be about my Father’s work – v2
edited January 1, 2019
maybe not as young as Jesus – v2
edited January 1, 2019
I must focus – v2
January 1, 2019
I must focus
January 1, 2019
may I be about my Father’s work
edited January 1, 2019
it is what we do – v2
January 1, 2019
it is what we do
post 12/31/19 on Children of the Light Facebook page
post 12/31/18 on Children of the Light Facebook page
&
January 1, 2019
maybe not as young as Jesus
January 1, 2019
working for God
January 1, 2019
may we filter every thought
edited January 1, 2019
enter in Spirit – v4
(shortened to fit with labels on Twitter)
edited January 1, 2019
enter in Spirit – v3
edited January 1, 2019
enter in Spirit – v2
January 1, 2019
Pastor Ruth’s 8AM Live
&
New Year’s Day
&
December 31, 2018
right before me
December 31, 2018
staring at the calendar
New Year’s Eve Day
&
December 30, 2018
Have I used the power
December 30, 2018
no matter the cost
December 30, 2018
Have I followed the Shepherd
December 30, 2018
Have I done my best
December 30, 2018
reflecting on the year - 2
December 30, 2018
enter in Spirit
December 30, 2018
we come here
December 30, 2018
we will be glad in this day
December 30, 2018
Stetson Memorial United Methodist Church
New Year’s Sunday
The Real “Advent”ure Begins
Greeting, Announcements, singing Happy 90th Birthday to Jean Tarr, Opening Prayer
(The opening prayer was inspiration for first 3 poems)
Psalm 148
Luke 2:41-49 (The Voice)
John 3:16; 5:24 (NLT)
Ephesians 2:8-9 (NLT)
Colossians 2:13-14 (NLT)
Romans 8:1,3-4 (NLT)
Matthew 7:21-23 (NIV)
and sermon, “The Real Adventure Begins – The Rubber Hits the Road”
video
text
by Pastor Ruth Foss
sermon blog
8AM Live
meditation blog
“God’s Whisper” blog
Children’s Message
by Pastor Ruth Foss
Stetson Memorial United Methodist Church
Patten, ME
December 30, 2018

All of my poems, photographs, and videos are copyrighted by Raymond A. Foss, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019. All rights are reserved. Contact me at Ray Foss (raymondafoss@gmail.com) for usage. See all 48,510 of my poems at www.raymondafoss.blogspot.com Poetry Where You Live.

Christ, Spirit, God, Faith, love, grace, Pastor Ruth Foss, poem, prayer, sacrifice, Messiah, manger, cross, journey, New Year’s Resolution, WWJD,

#Christ #God #Spirit #Faith #love #grace #poem #prayer #hope #USA #America #mercy #sacrifice #Messiah #manger #cross #Immanuel #Emmanuel #journey #WWJD #NewYearsResolution

===============
Christ, Spirit, God, Faith, grace, poem, prayer, Messiah, Advent, Emmanuel, Christmas, hope, love, peace, joy, King, Epiphany, Epiphany of the Lord Sunday, star, Magi,

#Christ #God #Spirit #Faith #love #grace #poem #prayer #hope #communion #King #mercy #Messiah #Advent #Immanuel #Emmanuel #Christmas #joy #peace #star #Magi #Epiphany

===============
Christ, Spirit, God, Faith, grace, poem, prayer, Messiah, Emmanuel, hope, love, peace, joy, baptism, Baptism of the Lord Sunday, water, washed, water mark,


#Jesus #Christ #God #Spirit #Faith #love #grace #poem #prayer #hope #mercy #Messiah #Emmanuel #baptism #BaptismoftheLordSunday #water #washed #BaptismoftheLord #watermark

1 comment:

Clipping Path said...

I'm appreciate your writing skill. Please keep on working hard. Thanks