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We'll Answer to God for All We Do!
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By James Pemberton
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We’ll Answer to God For All We Do!


If God were to hand out a

“life review…”

What would he say

about me and you?


Would this account acknowledge

 a desire and commitment to him?

Or would it be filled with a lot

 guilt and sin?


Would God say; “job well done.”

 “You’ve met my expectations…”

“You’ve lived a life of sacrifice

 and dedication…”


The times we failed him…

 I’m sure there would be many.

But those who are sold out to him.

 Would there be any???


I pray that if it’s your desire

 to enter heaven’s rest…

You’ll commit to God and

at least try your best…


What profits a man if he gains the world,

 but loses his soul?

We must live for Jesus,

Only he can make us whole!


God is the only one we’ll stand before

 at the judgment throne...

Let’s allow him to rule

 our heart and home!


                                                                  By Jim Pemberton    (c) 2016





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Submitted: Monday, February 15, 2016

Last Updated: Monday, February 15, 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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