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Jesus... I Come to You!
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By James Pemberton
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Jesus—I Come to You!


 


For many years—my life was


an embarrassment.


Filled with hopelessness, worry


 and discouragement.


 


So many things I thought


I had enjoyed.


Everything just left 


 a large, empty void.


 


Many nights, I would


cry myself to sleep.


Knowing the hole my life was in,


was very, very deep.


 


Then one day, I called out to God,


 not sure if he'd listen...


My family, my old church,


I was now missin'.


 


My family prayed for me


 for so many years.


I would often bring them


embarrassment and tears.


 


God—I've tried everything else!


I want to come back to you!


I need  you now Jesus—I really, really do!


 


Please come into my heart


and cleanse me within.


Set me free from my addictions


and every sin.


 


I know that you will never


 let go of my hand.


My whole life... On your word,,,


I shall stand.


 


Only you can satisfy the


emptiness in my soul...


For in you, I am now complete,


satisfied, and made whole!


 


By Jim Pemberton


(c) 2011


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Submitted: Saturday, February 19, 2011

Last Updated: Saturday, February 19, 2011

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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