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Thanks For Taking My Hand!
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By James Pemberton
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Thanks For Taking My Hand!


Thanks for taking time

to give a 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 conversations be filled

with God's grace.

Knowing Christ has brought us here—

in one place.

Exalting Jesus in all

we say and do.

For I love him...

AND appreciate you!


By Jim Pemberton    2020

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Submitted: Thursday, December 24, 2020

Last Updated: Friday, December 25, 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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