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Jesus Brought Me Salvation!
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By James Pemberton
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Jesus Brought Me Salvation!


My soul is broken… my body is hurtin’.

At times… I feel so utterly forsaken.

I’ve tried to serve him the best I could.

So many of his ways,

I’ve never understood.

Rather than trusting him

and holding his hand;

My life was sinking

into quicksand.

So many nights, I’ve cried

myself to sleep.

I feel like I’m in a pit 100 foot deep.

I cried unto the Lord to pull me out.

He brought hope and peace throughout!

By his tender mercy and unfailing grace.

He put my life

 on a sold place.

This solid place is Jesus…

He gave me an invitation!.

I received his mercy and salvation.

He put my feet on a rock to stay.

His words guides me

every day.

A song of thanksgiving to him, I bring.

He‘s my righteousness and everything.

He’s always there when I need

someone to turn to.

He’s here right now and is waiting for you!


 By Jim Pemberton   (c) 2016



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Submitted: Monday, November 14, 2016

Last Updated: Monday, November 14, 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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