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I Need to Pray MORE!
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By James Pemberton
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I Need to Pray MORE!


Something happened

when I went to pray.

I let distractions get

"in my way.:


When I went to call on Jesus' name…

Things in my life didn't

 seem quite the same.


I felt that somehow, I had let the

 Holy Spirit down.

His presence in my life

 wasn’t to be found.


It must have been  

sin I let "creep in."

I needed to be cleansed

before praying again.


Everything holding me down

 must get out.

For God's presence... 

I don't want to be without!


So to you dear Jesus...  I confess

my every sin now.

And to you I repent and

humbly bow.


May my prayers be renewed by the

 cleansing of your word.

And may your voice in my life...

 Once again be heard!


By Jim Pemberton   (c) 2015

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Submitted: Monday, July 6, 2015

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 7, 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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