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If I Should Be in a Hurry Lord
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By Gary James Smith
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IF I SHOULD BE IN A HURRY LORD

 

If I should be in a hurry Lord,
To get to anywhere.
Help me be in a hurry Lord ,
To get to God in prayer.

Only there, in Thy Presence,
Brings me greater ease.
While I call upon Thy name,
Bringing to you my pleas.

In You I find such solitude,
Your Spirit satisfies.
Takes me in Your arms of Faith,
And all my needs supplies.

While resting in that Habitat,
I have no doubt or worry.
I am so very thankful Lord,
That to You, I did hurry!

© Copyright Gary James Smith
March 31, 2006


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Submitted: Sunday, April 2, 2006

Last Updated: Monday, April 3, 2006

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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