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You Shook My Hand At Church...
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By James Pemberton
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You Shook My Hand At Church...

 

Thanks for taking time

to shake my hand.

I know you don't really

know who I am.

I spoke with you and gave

you my name.

It was to this Church that

we both came.

Reaching out, as your arm

was extended.

Perhaps someday,

I'll be befriended.

I'm a sinner that's why I'm here.

I hope your love for

me is sincere.

After the service, as you walk out...

Will you remember what the

handshake was about?

Next time, may we spend

more time together.

In heaven, we'll enjoy God's

saints forever.

May our words be filled

with God's grace.

Knowing Christ has brought us

in one place.

Exalting Jesus in all

we say and do.

 love him...

AND appreciate you!

 

By Jim Pemberton 2018

 


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Submitted: Sunday, March 4, 2018

Last Updated: Monday, March 5, 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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