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Only Jesus Satisfies!
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By James Pemberton
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There Is Only Satisfaction In Jesus!

 

My friend thought after getting married,

his sexual cravings were solved.

his wife had no idea how deeply he was involved.

 

On their wedding day, she was a beauty to be seen.

She was the twinkle in his eye...

his partner—his everything.

 

The lust he craved, she alone could not satisfy.

As other women began to catch his wandering eye.

 

As the weeks went on, he'd make excuses in his mind...

“I'll make up with my wife...”

“Some other time...”

 

Adultery was something he swore he'd never do...

He promised “to always be faithful, committed and true.”

 

One day he allowed “his guard to fall down.”

Then his whole life “came crashing all around.”

 

The guilt he bore was difficult to explain.

He'd feel guilty at the very mention of his wife's name.

 

One day she found him in a compromising situation.

He tried to give her some kind of an explanation.

 

She said she'd stay with him ... if he'd

give up his lustful deeds.

“Repent to Jesus,” she said,

“He'll meet all of your needs.”

 

To Jesus. And her... He confessed and asked for forgiveness.

In Jesus, he found true joy,

 love  and happiness.

 

As he looks back and thinks about how he lived.

He's so thankful to Jesus....

Who’s willing to forgive.

 

He alone has brought true satisfaction to his soul.

And is with him now—wherever he may go!

 

By Jim Pemberton 


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Posted by Gary James Smith on 6/22/2022 at 6:52 AM

Great testimonial prayer of praise

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Submitted: Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 22, 2022

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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