When I say, "I am a Christian"   I'm not shouting, "Iíve been saved!"

I'm whispering, "I get lost!  That's why I chose this way"

 When I say, "I am a Christian"   I don't speak with human pride

I'm confessing that I stumbleóNeeding God to be my guide

 

When I say, "I am a Christian"  I'm not trying to be strong

I'm professing that I'm weak  and pray for strength to carry on

 When I say, "I am a Christian"  I'm not bragging of success

I'm admitting that I've failed  and cannot ever pay the debt

 

When I say, "I am a Christian"  I don't think I know it all

I submit to my confusion  Asking humbly to be taught

 When I say, "I am a Christian"  I'm not claiming to be perfect

My flaws are all too visible  But God believes I'm worth it

 

When I say, "I am a Christian"   I still feel the sting of pain

I have my share of heartache,  Which is why I seek His name

When I say, "I am a Christian"  I do not wish to judge

I have no authority...   I only know I'm loved.

 

 Used by Permission  Copyright 1988 Carol Wimmer

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