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Lord We Come
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By Gary James Smith
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LORD WE COME


 


Lord we come with gratitude


And reverential attitude


For with the "fear of God" our wisdom begins


He who learns this young.....he wins!


For God Himself, He is our Stay


He is the Truth, the Life, the Way


In Him there's nothing left to "chance"


For He's God of every circumstance


 


The sooner we get that "into gear"


Life will be more pleasurable here


We're on a journey that will end


With one of two destinations friend


One is heaven by "new birth"


That we can receive on earth


Through trusting Jesus as our Lord


Read it friend, it's in God's word


 


The other destination is not that swell


For it leads to that place called "hell"


Again you might have never heard


Read it friend,  it's in God's word


Don't just live life with levity


But give some room for brevity


For yes there is an "outer space"


But God, He too indwells that place


 


All you see and cannot see


God made it for eternity


One day the questions that we ask for


Will be answered by the Master


That very next breath that you take


May it make your soul awake


To it's final destination's shore


I trust it will be at "heavens" door!


 


Copyright December 8,  5:10 am


 


Gary James Smith


 


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Submitted: Monday, December 8, 2014

Last Updated: Monday, December 8, 2014

About the Poet
I came to know the Lord as my personal Saviour in January of 1972. I was married on Oct 21,1966 to my wife Linda who also loves the Lord. We have ten children and now twenty-four grand children. In Aug 2012 we got the announcement of the birth of our first GREAT grand child (a baby girl). I was thrilled to find others of like precious faith and belief in Jesus Christ. Hallelujah! What a Savior! I am presently living in Champion, Alberta, Canada but we are originally from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. That is where the poem Canadian Tribute to America was birthed. One Sunday as I walked across the city on my way to church I came to the top of a hill and looked across at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. After watching the events of the Sept 11 tragedy it was weighing on my heart and mind and the Lord gave me these words. We came to Calgary and when my oldest daughter saw this poem she said, �Dad, what�s this?� and I said a poem and she replied �Dad, that�s not a poem , that�s a song� and she then went to the piano and began to sing and play it. The result of which turned into a song entitled, A Canadian Tribute to America which she recorded on CD. garyjamessmith2005@yahoo.ca


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