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Do You Seek God's Holiness?
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By James Pemberton
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Do You Seek God’s Holiness?


There are many in church

That don’t seem to be concerned...

Holiness in their lives must be learned.


Many attend each Sunday,

 and go to every class.

But outside church, their spiritual

life burns out fast.


Many think they're doing

 fine and “o.k.”

As long as they give money

and sing and pray.


They listen to God’s word,

and read the verses...

You can see their Bibles

under their purses!


A sense of excitement stirs

each Sunday morning.

But many fail to heed God's somber warning.


Without holiness, no one shall

 enter God's throne.

If Jesus came today...

Many would 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 he came now...  Would you go? 

Or be left behind?


By Jim Pemberton    (c) 2013

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Submitted: Friday, August 23, 2013

Last Updated: Monday, August 26, 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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