WordChimes poetry chimes
Chime Of The Day
Poetry Chimes
Newest Poems
Featured Poet
Poet Chimers
Child Chimes
Blog
Chime Links
ENC--Class of '55
WordChimes Founder Quentin Clingerman
Contact Us
 
 
 

The Harvest Is Ready!
Viewed Last 24 Hours: 0 time

By James Pemberton
Other Poems by James Pemberton


 

The Harvest Is Ready!

 

Isn't it time we stop pretending?

The harvest is ready!

No more slumbering!

 

We must reach beyond

 our walls.

Even if it takes us to homes... 

or shopping malls.

 

We must reach out beyond

 our church building.

And be Christ’ example

in how we’re living!

 

We must reach beyond

 out one "cliques."

And reach the lost,

the needy and the sick.

 

We must start now!

  With no delay.

As if Christ

 came today!

 

We're all called to be

 "fishers of men."

That others may seek the

forgiveness of sin!.

 

The time is short.

 Christ' coming is at hand.

We must preach the gospel

throughout the land.

 

The harvest is ready. 

The laborers are few.

What...  For Christ' sake... 

Are we going to do?

 

By Jim Pemberton    (c) 2013

 


Timely Comments on this Poem

No comments currently exist for this poem.

Submit Your Comment

(will be kept private)
Comment:



Please enter the code above into the box below:


Submitted: Sunday, February 24, 2013

Last Updated: Sunday, February 24, 2013

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!


Other Poems by James Pemberton


[Add Your Poem]

[Chime Of The Day] [Poetry Chimes] [New Chimes] [Poet Chimers] [Blog] [Chime Links] [ENC--Class of '55] [Home]