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I Know I Need Jesus More And More!
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By James Pemberton
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I Know I Need Jesus More and More!


It seems like the older I get,

with each passing day.

There’s someone that I know

who passes away.


I remember as a child, 40 seemed to be “old.”

I’m not as young now,. 

as I’ve been told.


This life I have, is wonderful and God given.

He wants to have fellowship

each day that I’m livin.


The older I am, the more I begin to see.

I need much more of God, and less of me!


Whatever path in life that I might choose...

Without God in control, I’m going to lose!


Jesus is the one I need to take control.

His word brings nourishment to my soul!


His word and commandments

 need to be obeyed.

There’s nothing for HIS LOVE

I would ever trade!


I thank you my lord, for this life, I received.

An eternal life with you,

Is what I wish to achieve!


The older I am…The closer I get

to my mansion above

God has blessed me and

given me his love!


One more day with Jesus,

is sweeter than before!

No matter my age.  I’ll need him MORE!


He is and will always be with me

till the end of time.

I’m so glad that I am his.  And he is MINE!


By Jim Pemberton     (c) 2016

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Submitted: Saturday, March 26, 2016

Last Updated: Saturday, March 26, 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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