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Let's Speak Words That Build Each O
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By James Pemberton
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Let’s Speak Words That



Build Others Up!



 



If I were to stop by



 for a visitation.



What would be the words



 of our conversation?



 



It could be about



the events of the day.



I'm sure there would



be plenty to say.



 



As we talk and focus



our attention.



May our words be tuned



 to a godly direction.



 



Would our speech 



 bring God praise?



Even after we go our



different ways?



 



Would our lives



 be refreshed?



Or would gossip on our



lips be confessed?



 



I pray that as each day



passes us on by.



We'd speak with words



That would edify!



 



May our conversation



 be blessed and sweet.



As we lay our every



 burden at Jesus' feet.



 



May we be watchful



of the way we're living.



And find in Christ... 



words worth giving!



 



By Jim Pemberton     (c) 2016



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Submitted: Thursday, January 28, 2016

Last Updated: Friday, January 29, 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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