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I Want to Be With Jesus Forever!
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By James Pemberton
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 I Want To Be With Jesus!


Where Jesus is, is where I want to be!

He’s the one I want to be with, for eternity!


Where he lives, I want to be in my heart!

I want him living in me,

till one day I’ll depart.


Where he leads, I want to be in this place!

I want to be led by his  

love and grace!


What he does, I know will be the best!

As long as I trust him,

I’ll be blessed!


What he says…. 

I want to listen!

The words he speaks, 

I don’t want to be missin’!


What his will is, I want to do it!

He’s given many opportunities, but “I blew it!”


What he wants to give me, 

I want to receive it!

He promises to be with me! 

 I believe it!


Whatever I have, I give to Jesus my king.

He’s my righteousness

and everything!


Wherever I may end up in this life

 I call my own.

I know that one day,

I’ll be in his eternal home!


                                                             By Jim Pemberton    (c) 2016

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Submitted: Thursday, December 29, 2016

Last Updated: Saturday, December 31, 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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