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What Does It Mean to Be Blessed?
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By James Pemberton
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What Does It Mean to Be Blessed?


As a Christian... What's a good

definition of  “success?”

How does one know if their

life has been blessed?


Is it based on the words that

someone has spoken?

Has your life been humbled...

and your heart broken?


Have you measured up to the way

 God really wants you to be?

Are you in search of HIS righteousness?

With a desire to be holy?


It's more than just

doing a "church routine."

Or coming to church every week,

and doing the "Sunday thing."


True Godly success is not based

on a church building.

Nor getting involved on things

that are rather "appealing."


It comes from falling in love with

Jesus and making him Lord.

It's only in Christ where your

treasures should be stored.


Allow his holy word and spirit to daily lead.

He alone can bring the blessing

you so really need.


Listen to his word and obey his voice.

Above everything else...

He must be your first choice!


Only then will your life be blessed

the way God intended.

His life for yours has

already been committed.


Enter into his holiness!

 His peace and rest.

For what he gives you is

always the best!


By Jim Pemberton   (c) 2015

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Submitted: Friday, March 27, 2015

Last Updated: Saturday, March 28, 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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