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Do You Love Me? Jesus Does!
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By James Pemberton
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Do You Love Me?  Jesus Does!


If you loved me the way Christ does, 

what a difference it would make!

Perhaps I wouldn't feel

like my life is a mistake?


If you listened to me

and weren't busy all the time.

I'd find a friend like Christ,

  compassionate and kind.


The time we've been together has

been few and far between.

Lately, I've done a good job of

 messing up everything.


I ask you: “Will you

give me another chance?”

Take time to pray that God will

 change my circumstance?


Thoughts and actions speak

louder than words spoken.

May your heart yield to the

Holy Spirit and be broken.


Thank you, for taking

the time to listen to me.

It's people like you that I want to

 be with for eternity!


By Jim Pemberton

(c) 2017





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Submitted: Saturday, November 11, 2017

Last Updated: Saturday, November 11, 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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