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What I Live Unto
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By Gary James Smith
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WHAT I LIVE UNTO


May my prayers be genuine
And filled with Godly love
May I show
His way to others
By the way I live

For love can take the hardened heart
And smash to nothing less
And prove the love of God for man
In abiding faithfulness

For all the hurts that come our way
Can bloom forth into blessing
If we repent of our sin
And come to God confessing

That Jesus Christ is Lord of all
So in all I say or do
May His blest name be magnified
This is what I live unto

Copyright September 17 2015 1:30 am

Gary James Smith


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Submitted: Thursday, September 17, 2015

Last Updated: Thursday, September 17, 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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