Richard Merrell

Rookie - 0 Points (17/07/1949 / SYDNEY)

Upon Nothing - Poem by Richard Merrell

God hangs the earth upon nothing
He calls the stars by their name
One of them God has called 'Wormwood'
This star will bear a great flame.

God hangs the stars upon nothing
To show they were made by his Word
There is no place upon Earth -
Where the sound of their voice is not heard.

God hangs the stars upon nothing
For, from nothing they have been made,
In the beginning God created -
His invisible hand he displayed.

'God hangs the Earth upon nothing'
Declares the patience of Job;
The heavens are but as a mantle
And God shall fold them up as a robe.


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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 22, 2004



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