Thursday, January 1, 2004

England Comments

Rating: 2.8

Type of the West, and glorying in the name
More than in Faith's pure fame!
Oh. trust not crafty fort nor rock renowned
Earned upon hostile ground;

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John Henry Newman
COMMENTS
Rebecca Waters 04 February 2009

This poem sets out the choice clearly that still faces every nation - to serve the Lord God or to serve pride in human achievements. It is a very Biblically-based poem - it was Abraham who besought God to spare Sodom if He could find even ten righteous men in it.

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