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We Need to Come Close to Jesus!
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By James Pemberton
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We Need To Come Close to Jesus!


There’s something that

 must be a certainty.

As a a child of God,

we need Godly maturity.


We need to have a godly


And be filled with God's love.

and encouragement..


Time for prayer and Bible

 reading must be spent.

A commitment to Christ

 must be 100 percent.


Some may "pretend" to be

 God's child, like everything’s "cool."

But it's God that we'll

never be able to fool.


Let’s stand for Jesus

"in a world gone wrong."

Though we are weak… 

Christ remains strong.


We don't know what

 tomorrow will bring.

Living for Jesus is

 the most important thing.


Let’s live for Christ

all of the way!

He'll never disappoint us now! 

Or any day!


By Jim Pemberton     (c) 2016



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Submitted: Saturday, June 4, 2016

Last Updated: Thursday, June 9, 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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