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That Day I Stand before God...
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By James Pemberton
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That Day I Stand Before God…


What are the words I'm

going to say...

As I stand before God

 on judgment day.


Will I’ve done my best?

 This I often doubt.

When I’m before God,

 And give a full account.


For this life…  Will I be

proud or ashamed?

That day God calls

out my name?


His son gave his life

 that I may live.

What... in exchange...

did I give?


I know Jesus is here to help

 me each day.

When I need help,

he'll make a way!


As Christ' blood

in my life is applied.

Everything I’ve needed…

He’s supplied!


May Christ be honored in

the way I've been livin.'

By his precious blood...

 I am forgiven!


Living for Jesus,

is always the best!

May he one day say;

"Enter my haven of rest."


By Jim Pemberton    (c) 2015

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Submitted: Thursday, April 30, 2015

Last Updated: Thursday, April 30, 2015

About the Poet
I and my wife have 4 grown children and currently live in the Pacific Northwest. I've spent much of my life doing volunteer work in the food distribution for the needy among local churches. Many of the poems I've written are a reflection of times of adversity as a reminder of God's love and faithfulness. I've found many opportunities to share my poems with those who are hurting and discouraged. I'm thankful for the reports of many of the poems touching people's lives. I hope that the poems included on Wordchimes will touch and bless your life too!

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