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God Picked Me Up!
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By James Pemberton
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God Picked Me Up!



 



There were times that I wanted to give up.



I’d asked for someone to come



and pick me up.



 



I found that my prayer fell on deaf ears!



This happened many times over the years.



 



Those close to me couldn’t be found.



It seemed like there wasn’t help around.



 



I became discouraged and really upset.



The painful memories, I couldn’t forget.



 



Just then I felt the hand of God touch me.



He spoke to my heart that he loved me!



 



I felt God’s love from deep in my soul.



I knew which direction I should go.



 



I fell down on my knees in a long prayer



Somehow I knew that God would be there.



 



I called for him in a plea of desperation.



He offered his mercy and salvation!



 



God gave to me a new way of living!



He was so loving, patient and forgiving!



 



His arms reached down and picked me up.



Soon, his wonderful love began to fill me up!



 



I now have a reason to live for tomorrow!



I don’t have to live in pain and sorrow!



 



Because of God and his



 grace that’s pure



I have a new hope and a life



that’s secure!



 



By Jim Pemberton     (c) 2016



 



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Submitted: Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 23, 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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