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Louis Gander


Birth Place
Richland Center, Wisconsin

Age Category
61-70

Birth month and day
9-10-54

Education
High School Graduate

Occupation
real estate

Hobbies
writing

Awards or achievements
None that people know of.

Marital status
Married

Published works
None to date.

Volunteer work
helping the poor and innocent young.

Professional or Philanthropic associations (including religious affiliation)
No specific denomination.

Poetry writing experience
15 years

State or country in which the poet resides
United States

Testimony of saving faith for Christians only
For God so loved... me. By grace through faith, I am saved.

About the Poet
Born in Richland Center, Wisconsin in 1954. It's the poem's message that matters- not the poet.

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Chime Of The Day

July 11, 2020

Are You There Lord
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By Michael P. Johnson
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Are You There Lord

 

Disregarding my Father’s name

Denying Christ His Son

How long I lived in sin and shame

How long the devil won

 

The Truth was there to know to learn

To change my wayward mind

Am I a fool that still would turn?

The treadmill of the blind

 

Are You there Lord, are You there?

Hear me as I cry

Craving a word that You would share

From glory’s throne on high

 

Hear my knocking at Your door

Please spare me from Your wrath

My eyes were blind but now no more

I’ve seen my foolish path

 

I’ve seen the devil’s cunning guise

I’ve seen his crafty snares

The facts have opened wide my eyes

And shown me Heaven cares

 

I bless the day I found my Lord

I praise Your Son who died

Who rose to be man’s Shield and Sword

That life be multiplied

 

I’m here that now Your will be done

I’m here because You care

Because of Christ, Your Lamb, Your Son

And all He has to share

 

Lord once again I’m calling You

Upon my knees I pray

Allow me join Your faithful few

Through Jesus’ blood today.....

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