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Instead Of Loving Me As Christ Does

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Instead Of Loving Me As Christ Does

Instead Of Loving Me As Christ Does… Instead of stopping by, and thinking of me… You walked away and thought the worst of me! Instead of taking the time to ask; “Is anything wrong?” You got upset and told me; “I don’t belong!” Instead of spending time with me in prayer… You “brushed me off.” And didn’t even care! Instead of extending God’s mercy and grace… You “smeared my name” all over the place! Instead of being Christ example as you pretend to be… You made up your mind to “have nothing to do with me!” What if Christ treated others the way you do?” Would there being any meaning in HIS words; “I love you?” What if, for just a brief moment in time… Christ chose to be angry, rude and unkind? Are you willing to be Christ’ example? Is his love in you? Can I find a “sample?” What if we all treated others the way Christ does? Knowing that it’s all of us that Christ truly loves! May this be a wake up call and a reminder! We need to love as Christ does! And be kinder! By Jim Pemberton

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  1. Date: 3/30/2012 1:13:00 PM
    Jim, I haven't seen much from you lately. Just wanted you to know that I miss reading your inspiring poems. Hugs, Catie :)

  1. Date: 3/22/2012 8:57:00 AM
    Jim, this is very true.. Kind is a gift, and i have plenty of it to offer everyone.. thank you for this post, and your loving kind comment. I will favorite this poem,,, this is a good example, for all of us... always..pd

  1. Date: 3/20/2012 9:07:00 AM
    Thank you for adding your spices to the soup today Jim. I am enjoying reading all the appetizing poetry posted here today. Have a wonderful week. May inspiration hit the tip of your pen and never let go. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/19/2012 9:42:00 AM
    Jim, this suits us all..we should be kinder to one another..pd

  1. Date: 3/19/2012 9:31:00 AM
    Such a great example to make a worthwhile point. Is not that what a Christian suppose to do? Christ-like-minded??? Enjoyed this reminder....and I do try to always be kind. Inspiring write !!

  1. Date: 3/19/2012 9:30:00 AM
    This one is going into my favs, as a gentle reminder. thanks! hugs, catie :)