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I Stand On the Rock! His Name Is J
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By James Pemberton
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I Stand On the Rock!  His Name Is Jesus!



 



My soul is broken and my body’s achin’.



At times, I feel lonely and forsaken.



I’ve tried to serve God the best I could.



So many of his ways,



I’ve never understood/



Rather than trusting him



and holding his hand;



My life is sinking into quicksand.



Many nights, I’ve cried myself to sleep.



I feel like I’m in a pit 1000 foot deep.



I cried unto the Lord to pull me out.



From you …Oh Lord…



I don’t want to be without!



By your mercy and unfailing grace.



I trust you to put my life on a sold place.



This solid place is Jesus!



He’s my rock and foundation.



I’ve received his wonderful gift of salvation.



He put my feet on a rock to stay.



And his word guides me



throughout the day!



A song of thanksgiving to him I now bring.



He alone is my righteousness and everything!



He’s always there when I needed



 someone to turn to!



He’s here right now!  And is waiting for you!



 



By Jim Pemberton   (c) 2015



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Submitted: Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 5, 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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