WordChimes poetry chimes
Chime Of The Day
Poetry Chimes
Newest Poems
Featured Poet
Poet Chimers
Child Chimes
Blog
Chime Links
ENC--Class of '55
WordChimes Founder Quentin Clingerman
Contact Us
 
 
 

I Need to Reach the Lost for Christ
Viewed Last 24 Hours: 4 times

By James Pemberton
Other Poems by James Pemberton



 



I Need to Reach the Lost For Christ!



 



There’s lost souls in this world.



Am I concerned?



There’s a lost soul at about



every turn!



 



With each day that



 passes me by.



To many of my neighbors,



 I’ve only said: “Hi!”



 



Am I too busy to give the



 lost some of my time?



I go to church on Sundays.



 I’ve “committed no crime.”



 



I’ve never led a person in



 the sinner’s prayer.



“Why should I waste my time?”



 “Why should I care?”



 



I know that Jesus commands



us to reach the lost.



But I’ve never sacrificed



 what this would cost.



 



I know that when Jesus



 comes back again,



He’ll expect me to reach



 the lost souls of men.



 



There must be in my heart a hunger



 for the lost souls…



If one day I plan to make



 heaven my goal!



 



By Jim Pemberton   (c) 2015



Timely Comments on this Poem

No comments currently exist for this poem.

Submit Your Comment

(will be kept private)
Comment:



Please enter the code above into the box below:


Submitted: Monday, July 27, 2015

Last Updated: Monday, July 27, 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!


Other Poems by James Pemberton

Currently Playing:


[Add Your Poem]

[Chime Of The Day] [Poetry Chimes] [New Chimes] [Poet Chimers] [Blog] [Chime Links] [ENC--Class of '55] [Home]