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What God Said to Me!
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By James Pemberton
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 God Said to Me;  "I Love YOU!"


I was thinking of something God

said to me the other day.

It was powerful and “took my breath away…”


These three words; “I love YOU!”  Were clearly spoken…

I didn’t know what to do.  I felt worn out and broken…


I cried and waited for something

 to change from within.

The voice I heard…  Would I hear it again???


I looked for a bible.  Any one I could find …

I had to seek an answer to settle my mind.


I opened up to the book of John and began reading.

I realized it was Jesus, that my life was needing.


I read the first few chapters including John 3:16.

And read about God’s love, which can make me clean


I was thankful!  Joy came deep inside.

Bowing my head…  I wept and cried.


I was sorry for the many sins I committed...

Jesus forgave me…  Now my sins are omitted!


I’m thankful for the gift of life I received.

When I came to Jesus and simply believed!!!


I’m drinking of the living water

 that never shall run dry.

God has promised: “All of your needs.

 I shall supply!


Thanks be to God! Glory and praise

 I shall give him!

I gave him a chance?  And he listened!


He alone can do what no other power could ever do!

The words he speaks to everyone are; “I LOVE YOU!”


Listen to his words…  It’s a heart-felt invitation…

You too can receive his mercy and salvation!


By Jim Pemberton    09/29/15

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Submitted: Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 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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