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Jesus Brings True Happiness!
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By James Pemberton
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Jesus Brings True Happiness?


With everything I done and all that I’ve got.

What kind of happiness has it brought?


With everything I can reach out and obtain.

Has it given me joy or brought me shame?


With everything that this world can give me.

What kind of life “lies beneath me?”


With everything I own.  My possessions and wealth…

Do I have contentment and “spiritual” wealth?


I want it to be known and wish to express…

I’m not so sure I’m what you would call “blessed.”


There’s something I know to be most certain.

Tomorrow could be life’s “final curtain.”


There’s one thing that’s been on my mind.

Have I given God just some of “my” time?


There’s something I’m going to do right now.

I’m going to come to the Lord and humbly bow.


There’s something that I really need to do...

Give it all to God!  And tell him;



There’s something I should have done already.

When Christ comes again…  I want to be ready!


God’s joy and happiness is true and very real!

The presence of God..,   I can already feel!


What God has given to me, no one can take away!

For he comforts me and is with me every day!


By Jim Pemberton  

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Submitted: Saturday, January 30, 2021

Last Updated: Sunday, January 31, 2021

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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