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God Gives Me Strength through His J
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By James Pemberton
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God’s Gives Me Strength Through His Joy!

God gives me strength
through his wonderful joy.
His word in my life
I daily employ!

His joy brings healing
to my soul…
And gives comfort
wherever I go.

His joy gives contentment
this world could never give.
And sustains me each day I live.

In his joy... I shall
certainly delight
For God is with me
every day and night.

From everything evil...
may I daily abstain!

And live in the joy of Jesus’
precious name.

For in Jesus, my joy is now complete.
As I leave my burdens 
at his feet.

And over life’s trials,
I’ll rise above.
Resting in God’s mercy,
joy and love.


By Jim Pemberton    (c) 2015



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Submitted: Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Last Updated: Thursday, July 9, 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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