It’s Been Years

It’s Been Years

It’s been years
Since I’ve seen you.

And now, through my tears,
I think of the past.
How I was wandering in sin,
Lost, wrong on the path.



‘Till I met you
And you told me about Him
How He died for me on Calvary
For all of my sin.




And you pulled me up
From the Water I came.
That released all my guilt
And my shame.




I may see you here again or not,
But what joy we shall share
‘Cause I’ll see you in Heaven.
We’ll spend eternity there.



It’s been years
Since I’ve seen you.

— Charles B. Mayes
Copyright © 2012 by Charles B. Mayes.  All Rights Reserved.

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