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What A Big Mess!
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By James Pemberton
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What A Big Mess!!!


Is it any surprise why so many

 churches are in a mess?

When many Christians indulge in

 “the sins of the flesh.”


What once held as sacred and very dear…

Are slowly but surely…  Beginning to disappear…


Too many are waling,

as if they’re “totally blind…”

Feasting in “shameful acts”

 of just about every kind.


I often wonder; “what’s going on in people’s heads?”

As they so often defile their marriage beds…


As God looks down to earth…

 What does he see?

So many of his children…  Sinning blatantly…


Where is the call for repentance?

 And God’s awesome power?

What if Christ came today?  This very hour?


How many in church are ready to go

 “this very instant?”

When so many things of God. 

They appear to be resistant


As we look at what many

 churches are becoming…

1 Peter reminds us that God’s

 judgement is coming!


May there be a hunger for his

 righteous way of living.

The church needs to come to him,,,

 He is loving and forgiving!


Jesus is coming back for a bride…

 Without a wrinkle or spot...

One that’s sold out to Jesus…

 Sanctified.  And blood bought!


By Jim Pemberton 

(c) 2010







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Submitted: Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Last Updated: Monday, February 1, 2010

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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