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Is There Someone You Haven't Forgiv
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By James Pemberton
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Is There Someone You Haven’t Forgiven?


When talking to someone

 of God’s forgiveness…

 He said; “This doesn’t apply to me!”

“I have no unforgiveness toward my brother.

 who I never see…”


“I don’t speak to him.”  “I’ve no reason

 to darken his door..”

“I just don’t want to be around him anymore…”


I asked; “What’s the difference in

 what you’re doing vs. unforgiveness?”

“Isn’t this a symptom of a bitterness?


“Call it what you want.  But not forgiving

 remains the same!”

“Then you have no one, but yourself to blame!”


An unforgiving heart comes in

 many forms and sizes.

God is never fooled 

by any “surprises…”


He knows your intentions! 

 And the things you say and do!

Can you honestly say to the one

 you shut out…  “ I love you???”


Christ came to extend his love

 for all to see…

His message of forgiving was meant

 for you and me!


Walk in the peace and love of God,

 he’s given to all!

A prideful and stubborn heart will

 only cause you to fall!


Walk in the healing from the words; “I forgive…”

Allowing 1 Corinthians chapter 13

 to shape how you live…


By Jim Pemberton    (c) 2016

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Submitted: Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 27, 2016

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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