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God You Came
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By Gary James Smith
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GOD YOU CAME


 


God You came to show us grace


You came to show us love


Sin could not hold back Your care


You came from heaven above


And we in our unrighteousness


Knew not your mercy mission


That You would come in redemptive power


To give us spiritual vision


 


Lost we were in darkened state


No one to show us favour


But You took on a human form


And came to us as Saviour 


Love poured  out from Calvary


Where there Thy precious blood


Removed the stains of guilt upon us


And brought us nigh to God


 


How can a soul express the wonder


Sin has lost it's power


And God's Spirit lives within


Each day and every hour


Who cannot sing a song of praise


For what our God has done


For God so loved the world He gave


His only begotten Son


 


Here is love for all mankind


Enough to go around


To cover the whole world He made


To bring to hallowed ground


But only sinner's saved by grace


Can offer worthy praise


Back to the One esteemed the "Best"


Who is the "Ancient of Days"


 


Love unending, mercy, grace


It is available  still


God's provision for each sinner


For  whomsoever will


Call upon this God today


Hear His still small voice


Now's the time for decision making


Make Jesus Christ your choice!


 


Copyright January 28 2015 11:50 pm


 


Gary James Smith 


 


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Submitted: Thursday, January 29, 2015

Last Updated: Thursday, January 29, 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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