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I Have All I Need!
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By James Pemberton
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I Have All That I Need…

 

During my lifetime, I’ve had many

 different things.

But not really experience the joy

 I thought they’d bring!

 

I ‘d try to make it to church

and sit in the pew…

But the God the preacher talked about...

 I never knew!

 

Then one day…   Everything was all gone!

I thought to myself; “where did I go wrong?”

 

On the outside, others thought

 I was doing well.

I was empty inside...  They couldn’t even tell!

 

Jesus…  I heard that you love me

and are concerned.

I want to give my life to you.

 It’s my “turn!”’

 

Thank you my Lord for your love

that you’ve supplied!

On that cross…  For me…. 

You were crucified!

 

Thank you for giving peace

and making me whole!

You’re all I’ll ever need and have

restored my soul!

 

By Jim Pemberton   © 2012

 


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Submitted: Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 18, 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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