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What Is This Church All About?
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By James Pemberton
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What Is This Church All About?


Is this church meant for people like me?

Is this where God really wants me to be?


They claim to be filled with God’s spirit.

When it comes to HIS truth...  Can they give it?


I’m sure there’s many who come and attend

It’s more than “church on Sunday,” that we must spend!


We must reach out to the lost and the oppressed!

After all, Christ gave us his very best!


May we all preach the gospel and God’s holiness!

And strive to seek his awesome righteousness!


Living for Jesus must be a daily walk and experience!

Not simply based on our “ambitious self appearance.”


God isn’t interested in a denomination or a title…

He wants to know…  Do we really believe the Bible?


He’s not interested in the money put in the offering plate.

He wants to know; “Are you ready

 to enter heaven’s gate?”


May we strive to serve Jesus with a zeal and passion!

And be filled with his holiness and compassion!


May we serve Jesus from a heart of humbled confession!

And making our commitment to him,

 our #1 possession!


“Unless the Lord builds the house.” 

They labor in vain that build it!

Let’s seek the power of God!

May his presence completely fill it!!


By Jim Pemberton    (c) 2013



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Submitted: Thursday, July 25, 2013

Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 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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