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Be Happy With The Family God Gave Y
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By James Pemberton
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Be Happy With The Family

 God Gave You!


I knew a man who thought

 "things would get better."

He had children and a wife,

  but left her.


He met someone who "captivated his eyes."

He had an appetite for her "beauty." and lies.


His wife loved God and the

 kids with all of her heart.

"How could this happen?" 

This question "ripped her apart."


As a family, they went to church

 and did their "Sunday best."

How could this "happy" family

 turn into such a mess?


Temptation can happen to anyone,

 rich or poor.

Be careful what you allow to

 enter your heart's door.


Regardless of whether you've been

 a "Christian" for "20 years..."

One shameful act can cause

 heartache and tears.


What God has given to you...

  Let no one take way.

No matter what others think...

 Or what they might say.


Stay true to God.  You'll be

glad you did!

His love and joy will bless you

 each day that you live!


This saviour is HERE NOW! 

And will never leave you alone!

Allow HIM to bring peace and

 love to your home!


                                   By Jim Pemberton   2017

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Submitted: Saturday, September 16, 2017

Last Updated: Saturday, September 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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