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Would You Be Ready, If Christ Came
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By James Pemberton
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Would You Be Ready, If Christ Came Today?


Are you one who’s ready for Christ' return?

The way you’re living...

Are you concerned?


Many try to find a love that will last...

But outside church, their spiritual

candle burns out fast.


Many believe they're doing good and “o.k.”

As long as they give a little time and pray.


Many have God's word and

only know a few verses...

You can see their Bible on Sunday,

underneath their purses!


A sense of excitement stirs each morning.

But many fail to heed God's somber warning!


Without holiness, no one shall

 enter God's throne.

If Jesus came today...  Would you be left alone?


God knows the heart of man is wicked deep within.

That's why Jesus said: “YOU MUST be born again.”


Be separate from the world's

wicked and sinful ways!

“Be ready for my coming,” is what Jesus says.


At God's house, his divine

judgement shall start.

Live for Jesus NOW!  Love him with all of your heart!


Keep this important thought in mind...

If Jesus came today...  Would you go, or be left behind?


By Jim Pemberton  (c) 2013


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Submitted: Monday, June 17, 2013

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 18, 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!

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