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What If Christ Came Today???
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By James Pemberton
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What If Christ Came Today?



 



Many in church aren't



ready for Christ' return,



Holiness in their lives hasn’t been learned.



 



Many attend each Sunday,



 and go to Sunday class.



But outside church, their spiritual



candle burns out fast.



 



Everyone thinks they're doing



 fine and “o.k.”



As long as they give money



and sing and pray.



 



They soak in God's word and



memorize verses.



You can see their Bible tucked



in behind their purses.



 



A sense of excitement stirs



each Sunday morning.



But many fail to heed God's somber warning.



 



Without holiness, no one shall



 enter God's throne.



If Jesus came today,



they'd be left alone.



 



God knows the heart of man



is wicked deep within.



That's why Jesus said: “YOU MUST be born again.”



 



Be separate from the world's



wicked and sinful ways.



“Be ready for my coming” is what Jesus says.



 



At God's house, his divine



judgement shall start.



Live for Jesus NOW!  Love him with all of your heart.



 



Keep this important thought in mind.



If he came now… Would you go? Or be left behind?



 



By Jim Pemberton    (c) 2015



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Submitted: Thursday, July 23, 2015

Last Updated: Friday, July 24, 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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