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God Says; 'I LOVE YOU!"
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By James Pemberton
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God Says; “I LOVE YOU!”


 God was here, and

spoke to me the other day.

It was powerful and “took my breath away…”


 “I love YOU!”  Was clearly spoken…

I was alone and felt worn out and broken…


I cried and waited for something

 to change from within.

This 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.

It spoke of God’s love, which can make my heart clean


I was thankful and joy came deep inside.

Bowing my head… I wept and cried.


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

Jesus forgave me…  Now my sins are omitted!


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

When I came to Jesus and simply believed!!!


I am 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!

Won’t you give him a chance?  He’s here to listen!


He alone can do what no other power can do!

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


Listen to his words!  It’s an invitation!

You can receive his mercy and salvation!


By Jim Pemberton    08/11/16

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Submitted: Thursday, August 11, 2016

Last Updated: Thursday, August 11, 2016

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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