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Jesus Is Here, During Difficult Tim
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By James Pemberton
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Jesus Is Here During Difficult Times!


I’ve been through trials and difficult situations.

Often, they happen with no explanation!


Whatever I’ve had or have taken with me.

I’ve been there when everyone has left me!


The uncertainties I had and struggles I face…

Bring me to my knees in a quiet place.


The journeys I traveled and storms ahead…

Bring worry and stress in the words I’ve said.


                            Whatever trials I faced, to Jesus I cried!

Comfort and strength, he did provide!


                          I learned what’s helpful and most certain.                         

Jesus can take away any hardship or burden!


If there were no trials, how could I trust him?

Because of what he’s done, how I love him!


If I had no hardships or trials, I’d probably “forget him.”

Giving him my whole life?  I don’t think I’d let him!


He’s proven beyond any doubt how much he loves me!

He reached down from heaven and touched me!


He’s my comfort, joy and best friend!

He’ll be there with me, till the very end!


This Jesus I know,  I recommend to you!

He’s God!  Our provider! Loyal and true!


Won’t you give him a chance in your life today!

He'll bring hope and take

 the dark clouds away!


By Jim Pemberton     (c) 2017

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Submitted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 25, 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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