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Don't Hold Back
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By Gary James Smith
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DON'T HOLD BACK

Don't hold back your heart from breaking
Just give in to God's blest plan
Confession brings the way of pardon
Sin's forgiven....born again!

Let the Spirit who's in attendance
At our soul's deepest need
Begin the work that starts within you
The very moment you believe

Then heaven becomes your blessed assurance
You know the Son and the Son shone in
Now you can live as a new creation
And joy in victory over sin

Looking back and seeing clearly
Where sin had led in unbelief
Begins our heart's to praise that Saviour
We have looked and we now...live!!!

Copyright March 17 2016 8:51PM

GARY JAMES SMITH


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Submitted: Thursday, March 17, 2016

Last Updated: Friday, March 18, 2016

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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