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Do You Have Something Against Your
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By James Pemberton
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Do You Have Something Against Your Brother?


 


When talking to someone


 of God’s forgivenss…


 He said;  “This doesn’t apply to me…”


“I have no unforgivenss toward my brother….


 Whom I never see…”


 


“I don’t speak to him.”  “I’ve no reason


 to darken his door..”


“I just don’t want to be


 around him anymore…”


 


I asked; “What so what’s the difference in


 what you’re doing vs. unforgiveness?”


“Isn’t this a symptom of a deep


 rooted bitterness?


 


“Call it what you want.  But unforgiveness


 remains the same…”


“And you have no one…


  But yourself to blame…”


 


An unforgiving heart comes in


 many shapes and sizes.


God is never fooled!  There is never


 any “surprises…”


 


He knows your intentions… 


 How you act and what you do…


Can you honestly say to the one


 you shut out “ I love you???”


 


Christ came to extend the power of love…


 For all mankind to see…


His message of deep compassion was meant


 for both you and me!


 


Walk in the peace and love of God,


 he’s given to us all.


A prideful and stubborn heart will


 only cause you to fall!


 


Walk in the healing from the words; “I forgive…”


Allowing 1 Corinthians chapter 13


 to shape how you live…


 


By Jim Pemberton


(c) 2009


 


 


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Submitted: Thursday, November 12, 2009

Last Updated: Friday, November 13, 2009

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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