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Getting Closer To God...
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By James Pemberton
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Getting Closer To God…


One thing we need to know

most assuredly.

As a Christian,

we need Godly maturity.


We need to have a Holy Spirit'


Let’s be filled with God's love.

not discouragement..


Time for prayer and Bible

 reading must be spent.

As your commitment to Christ

 must be 100 percent.


We can "pretend" to be God's child,

and act "cool."

But it's God that we

can never fool.


Take a stand for Jesus

"in a world gone wrong."

For though we are weak. 

Christ remains strong.


We don't know what

 tomorrow will bring.

That's why living for Jesus is

 the most important thing.


Let’s make a decision for

him all of the way.

He'll never disappoint us now,  

or any day!


By Jim Pemberton    (c) 2018


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Submitted: Saturday, January 6, 2018

Last Updated: Sunday, January 7, 2018

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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