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Build Your Marriage on Jesus!
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By James Pemberton
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Build Your Marriage On Jesus!



 



As a child, in church, I was raised.



I was taught the Bible and God’s ways.



At an early age, I invited Jesus in.



Learning what was right



and what was sin.



I looked up to my parents! I really did!



I was so proud of the way they lived.



 



They were the world to me! I was so proud.



Then one day there appeared



a very dark cloud.



This cloud hovered over my parents,



whom I loved so dear.



Soon the ugly face of divorce



would appear.



 



I prayed for them! I desperately tried.



The many nights I laid awake and cried.



How could this happen? I often wondered.



To have a wonderful marriage



so utterly plundered.



 



A sin crept in and was allowed to prevail.



Soon this marriage began to fail.



Let this be a warning to me and to all.



Playing with sin will cause us to fall.



If your life is heading



toward a separation…



Build your marriage on Jesus!



A solid foundation!



 



By Jim Pemberton   (c) 2015



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Submitted: Saturday, May 16, 2015

Last Updated: Sunday, May 17, 2015

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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