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Jesus Gives What I Need!
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By James Pemberton
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Jesus Gives What I Need!


I’ve had many kinds

 of things.

I haven’t experienced the joy

 I thought they’d bring!


I‘d go to church

and sit in the pew…

But the God I heard about...

 I never knew!


Then one day, everything was gone!

I thought; “where did I go wrong?”


On the outside, others thought

 I was doing well.

I was empty, but they couldn’t tell!


Jesus…  I heard that you love me

and are concerned.

I want to give my life to you.

 It’s my “turn!”’


Thank you Lord, for the love

 you supplied!

On that cross, for me,. 

you were crucified!


Thank you for giving peace

and making me whole!

You’re all I need and have

restored my soul!


By Jim Pemberton     2018



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Submitted: Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 9, 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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