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God Moves In A Mysterious Way

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God moves in a mysterious way
His wonders to perform;
He plants His footsteps in the sea,
And rides upon the storm.

Deep in unfathomable mines
Of never-failing skill
He treasures up His bright designs,
And works His sovereign will.

Ye fearful saints, fresh courage take,
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Harsh Thakkar 26 November 2009

Truly very inspirational... Each verse is so deep! I am also grateful & indebted to Sir William Cowper for this poem (since my blog - http: //uniqideas.wordpress.com/2007/05/01/god-moves-in-a-mysterious-way - that revolves around it got published in the 'Chicken Soup for the Indian Soul') Thanks :)

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Donald Moore 09 March 2018

This is a beautiful poem Please read the story about William Cowper

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Walterrean Salley 16 November 2016

(God Moves In A Mysterious Way - Poem by William Cowper.) A great piece of poetry in contents as well as its composition.

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Akachukwu Lekwauwa 12 March 2016

I learnt a lot from Cowper, this and A Comparison are my favorite

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Cynthia Buhain-baello 28 December 2019

Beautiful and full of truth, as relevant as ever.

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Joel F, Nitz 21 June 2019

I have often heard the well-known opening lines of this hymn attributed to the author of the Book of Psalms. I am pleased to see it printed in its entirety on this site and credited to the rightful author. Thank you.

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Jacob 25 February 2019

Very well done I believe in God and I love this

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Bella 07 September 2018

is this from the Bible

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Sharon 20 March 2019

The author never quotes the bible here. He uses truths about God which can be biblically supported with the bible. However, the descriptions are his.

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Wykeshia Mccallister 02 July 2018

Well done! ! Wonderful poem indeed! ! !

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