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I Heard God Calling Me!
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By James Pemberton
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I Heard God Calling Me…


God called my name,

I didn’t know what to expect!

The words he spoke, I won’t forget!


What he said to me, I remember vividly.

I woke me up in the night, unexpectedly!


As I heard his words, I jumped out of bed.

I wanted to hear what my Lord said.


He spoke and wanted me to follow him!

I decided to obey and trust him!


He desired that I have a servant’s heart!

He was there for me, 

 from the start!


My worldly possessions, I left behind!

A new treasure in Christ, I did find!


Many of my past habits began to leave me!

As I felt God’s awesome love all around me!


My life and attention were decided.

Everything I needed, 

 God provided!


I chose to follow him 100 percent!

Fellowship with my creator,

is time well spent!


He’s my blessed savior and I am his!

He’s with me each day I live!


Won’t you beckon his spirit’s call?

Living for Jesus makes it worth it all!


By Jim Pemberton     (c) 2016

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Submitted: Monday, November 28, 2016

Last Updated: Monday, November 28, 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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