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Do I Care About The Lost?
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By James Pemberton
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Do I Care About The Lost?

 

The lost souls of this world...

am I concerned?

Without Christ

 many will burn.

 

With each day that

 passes me by.

To many of my neighbors,

 I’ve only said: “Hi!”

 

I’m too busy to give anyone

 part of my time.

I go to church on Sundays.

 I’ve “committed no crime.”

 

I’ve never led a person in

 the sinner’s prayer.

“Why should I waste my time?”

 “Why should I care?”

 

I know that Jesus commands

me to reach the lost.

But I’ve never sacrificed

 what this would cost.

 

I know that when Jesus

 comes back again,

He’ll expect me to reach

 the lost souls of men.

 

There must be in my heart a hunger

 for the lost soul,

If one day I plan to make

 heaven my goal!

 

By Jim Pemberton

 


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Submitted: Thursday, August 27, 2020

Last Updated: Friday, August 28, 2020

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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