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Family, Friends and Fellowship

He gave you arms to hold me up when I am falling down
He gave you lips to cheer me up when storms are all around
He gave you songs to fill me up when words will never do
For this family, oh Father I thank you!

He gave you tears to cry with me when I am filled with grief
He gave you joy to laugh with me when I find relief
He gave you eyes to watch over me as I walk the narrow way
For this family, Father I thank you today!

Family Friends and Fellowship keep me going strong
There's always someone by my side I know that I belong
To a family bound for glory land, I find myself at ease
'Cause this family who loves Jesus, has His peace!

He gave you tears to cry with me when I am filled with grief
He gave you joy to laugh with me when I find relief
And because you love Jesus, I can trust you to love me too!
For this family, oh, Father I thank you!
For this family, oh, Father I thank you!

Marquita Lawson

About this poem

Written in 2002 for a church program based on Rick Warren's "40 Days of Purpose"

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Written on November 01, 2002

Submitted by marquita_l on December 12, 2022

Modified on March 23, 2023

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Scheme xxaA BBcc ddxx BBaAA
Closest metre Iambic heptameter
Characters 912
Words 202
Stanzas 4
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 5

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