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When You Are Sinking

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When You Are Sinking

When I was sinking,
You pulled me out of the water.
When I was suficating,
You gave me air.

When I had gone astray,
You guided me in the right direction.
When I was drowning in sin,
You died for me.

When you had gone astray,
I tried to guide you.
When you were drowning in sin, 
I brought you to him.





NOTE: I know God could never be led astray. God said that if we do not help others it is just the same as if we did not help him. 







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  1. Date: 1/5/2012 12:09:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in the "Faith Verses" contest Emily. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/30/2011 11:34:00 AM
    Very nice thoughts, Emily, and congratulations on your win.

  1. Date: 12/29/2011 6:26:00 PM
    Beautiful faith, Emily...and your note tells it all...Congratulations on your fine win in the contest. Wishing you a Happy New Year of sharing your lively faith! Love, Annalise

  1. Date: 12/29/2011 4:08:00 PM
    Emily, Love your note, so true. Merry Seasons and Happy new Reasonings in the New Year... I am honored that your chose to enter my contest... My hope is that you find honor in your placement. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 5/26/2011 2:12:00 AM
    good thoughts Emily. God rules.

  1. Date: 5/25/2011 10:07:00 AM
    A good message and a good write.