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Without God's Love... I Am Nothing
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By James Pemberton
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Without God’s Love…  I Am Nothing!


 


Though I may speak with tongues


 of angels and men…


Without God’s love, I am simply empty within.


 


I become as sounding brass


 and a tinkling cymbal.


In God’s kingdom, I would not be instrumental.


 


Though I may have the gift of prophecy


 and mysteries untold…


Without God’s love, I am just


 simply growing old.


 


Though I may have the faith to move


 a mighty mountain…


Without God’s love, I am simply


 an “empty fountain.”


 


Though I may attempt to do


 good and feed the poor…


Without God’s love, there’s nothing


worth living for!


 


His love suffers long, and is very patient and kind.


It is everlasting and will endure the test of time.


 


His love is not rude nor is easily provoked…


It doesn’t seek evil, nor is unequally yoked.


 


His love bears, hopes and endures all things.


It rejoices in whatever a good report brings.


 


It never fails, where prophecies and


 Knowledge shall pass away.


His love will encourage you in


 what you do and say.


 


There remains faith, hope and a special


 gift from above.


This is an eternal gift that we call his love.


 


Won’t you accept his gift and start believing?


This special gift…  YOU too can be receiving!


 


By Jim Pemberton   07/27/10  Read   1 Cor. 13 1-8 and 13


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Submitted: Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 28, 2010

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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