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I Love Him More
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By Gary James Smith
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I love Him more than anything

I've ever loved before

I never knew that love could be

The key to loving more

And in His love for me He gave

A written guarantee

I will never leave you and

Will never forsake thee


What wonder of wonders

That God loved me

So much He came down

To die on a tree

Simply amazing I can't express

All in spite of my sin......no less!


He loves us in our suffering 

His grace is with us then

He comes swiftly offering 

Compassion as  a Friend

The grace we need comes along side

And whispers in our ear

Fear not my dear child for

I am always near


What wonder of wonders

That God loved me

So much He came down 

To die on a tree 

Simply amazing. .I can't express 

All in spite of my sin. ...no less!


His gift of life is offered too

For each repentant heart

Take your place beneath the cross 

And He will do His part

You will receive new life from Him

Direct from heaven above

Then you will know as now I do

That wonder of His love


What wonder of wonders

That God loved me

So much He came down

To die on a tree

Simply  amazing. .I can't express 

All in spite of my sin. ...no less! 


Copyright January  19  2015 4:15am


Gary James Smith 


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Submitted: Monday, January 19, 2015

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 20, 2015

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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