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Considering A New Identity? Try Je
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By James Pemberton
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Considering A New Identity?



Try Jesus!



 



Someone I knew believed



 he was most fortunate.



By living the kind of life



 he called; alternate.



 



He tried to talk me into choosing:



 this kind of life too.



I quoted him scripture...  He asked;



 "why not bend the rule?"



 



I couldn’t sin before my



God so blatant…



When it comes to his word, 



let’s not be complacent.



 



The lifestyle I have, is the best



life I could live.



It comes from God's grace



and his power to forgive!



 



If you want the most ultimate life,



 one could ever find...



It comes from following Jesus 



and leaving my sins behind!



 



The life you'll find in Christ. 



 brings a Godly abundance.



In his wondrous mercy, will your life



 have true substance!



 



There's no closet to come out of,



 when loving him.



It's a matter of leaving your old life... 



And being BORN AGAIN!



 



Allow Jesus to fill you with his



blessings beyond measure.



Only in him, will you find



 true meaning



and treasure



 



By Jim Pemberton    (c) 2017



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Submitted: Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Last Updated: Friday, June 16, 2017

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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