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My Church Forgot Me, but Jesus Fou
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By James Pemberton
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My Church Forgot Me…  But Jesus Found Me!


 


My first visit to church… I pulled up in my car.


I noticed a sign; “we welcome you as you are!”


 


I thought; “how do I come, if I’m not who I am?”


I walked to the front door, and shook the usher’s hand.


 


I was later introduced as a visitation guest.


The church seemed to rather “happy and blessed.”


 


As many of the people prayed and sang some songs.


I went each Sunday and seemed to get along.


 


Something happened and I couldn’t make it on Sunday.


Nor could I make to the classes each Wednesday.


 


No one ever called to ask if I was doing o.k.


I even left a message and asked


 the church to pray.


 


As the weeks went by, it seemed like I was forgotten.


My whole life came “crashing down,”


and hit bottom.


 


It was in these moments, I cried out in pain.


Wondering if anyone in heaven knew my name.


 


A close relationship with Christ began to grow.


God reached down from heaven knew my name.


 


A close relationship with Christ began to grow.


He reached down from heaven and healed my soul!


 


A relationship with Christ is


the most important thing.


God is bigger than any church


 and cam do anything!


 


If a church has forgotten you,


let me give you a reminder.


Christ is all you’ll need!  He’s your provider!


 


He can do what no church could ever do!


He’ll always be your friend,


and will never leave you!


 


By Jim Pemberton    (c) 2012 


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Submitted: Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Last Updated: Thursday, February 2, 2012

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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