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Dear God... I Need Your Forgivenes
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By James Pemberton
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Dear God, I Need Your Forgiveness!

 

Lord, I have failed you time and time again,

By hanging on to unrepentant sin.

I once thought, “My life will never get off track,”

Until that one day when I committed such a

terrible act.

No one’s watching me” was what I thought,

not knowing the pain and suffering into my family

I had brought.

That one night of “pleasure” I hoped would go away,

but this sin stares me in the face every single day!

The lust that crept into my once cheerful heart,

Is now eating at me and tearing inside of me “all apart.”

I once thought I was too good to commit a sin like this,

so many of God’s blessings I now will miss.

To you Jesus…  My whole heart I ask you to cleanse.

It’s in you, that my whole life now depends.

Create in me a clean heart, renew a right spirit

within me.

Your forgiveness in my life is what others must see.

The most important thing to God I can now give…

Is a broken and contrite heart, each day I live!

 

By Jim Pemberton   (c) 2015

 

 


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Submitted: Friday, May 15, 2015

Last Updated: Friday, May 15, 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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