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Lord I Thank You
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By Gary James Smith
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LORD I THANK YOU

Lord I thank You
For the reminder of
My day at Calvary
When I was faced
With the fact
Your blood was shed for me

How the darkness
Kept me blind
I was lost in sin
Satan had his
Hold on me
Until Christ entered in

What it took
Was a progression of
Thy Word to sink in
Line upon line
Precept upon precept
Convicting me of sin

Tried and tested
Refiners fire
Trials and tribulations
How I praise You
Every day Lord
For so great Salvation!

Copyright April 17, 2011 3;00 A.M.

GARY JAMES SMITH


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Submitted: Sunday, April 17, 2011

Last Updated: Sunday, April 17, 2011

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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