William Cowper

(26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800 / Hertfordshire)

William Cowper Poems

401. Epigram : On The Inventor Of Gunpowder (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
402. The Castaway 1/1/2004
403. Olney Hymn 1: Walking With God 4/13/2010
404. Jehovah-Rophi. I Am The Lord That Healeth Thee 1/3/2003
405. No Sorrow Peculiar To The Sufferer 4/13/2010
406. Human Frailty 4/13/2010
407. God Neither Known Nor Loved By The World 4/13/2010
408. Not Works 1/3/2003
409. God Hides His People 4/13/2010
410. Charity 4/13/2010
411. Apology To Delia 4/13/2010
412. On A Goldfinch, Starved To Death In His Cage 4/13/2010
413. Horace. Book Ii. Ode X. 4/13/2010
414. Gratitude And Love To God 4/13/2010
415. Of Himself 4/13/2010
416. Welcome To The Table 1/3/2003
417. Yardley Oak 4/13/2010
418. Olney Hymn 6: Wisdom 4/13/2010
419. Adam: A Sacred Drama. Act 1. 4/13/2010
420. Looking Upwards In A Storm 1/3/2003
421. An Epigram From Homer 4/13/2010
422. An Epitaph 4/13/2010
423. A Tale, Founded On A Fact, Which Happened In January, 1779 4/13/2010
424. Welcome Cross 1/3/2003
425. My Soul Thirsteth For God 1/3/2003
426. Jehovah-Nissi. The Lord My Banner 1/3/2003
427. Conversation 4/13/2010
428. For The Poor 1/3/2003
429. Lovest Thou Me? 1/3/2003
430. Friendship 4/13/2010
431. An Attempt At The Manner Of Waller 4/13/2010
432. An Enigma 4/13/2010
433. Adam: A Sacred Drama. Act 2. 4/13/2010
434. Jehovah-Jireh. The Lord Will Provide 1/3/2003
435. A Figurative Description Of The Procedure Of Divine Love 4/13/2010
436. Living And A Dead Faith 1/3/2003
437. A Manual, More Ancient Than The Art Of Printing, And Not To Be Found In Any Catalogue 4/13/2010
438. Walking With God 1/3/2003
439. A Poetical Epistle To Lady Austen 4/13/2010
440. A Song : The Sparkling Eye 4/13/2010
Best Poem of William Cowper

God Moves In A Mysterious Way

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,
The clouds ye so much dread
Are big with mercy, and shall break
In blessings on your head.

Judge not the Lord by feeble sense,
But trust Him for His grace;
Behind a frowning providence
He hides a smiling face.

His purposes will ripen fast,
Unfolding every ...

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For The Poor

When Hagar found the bottle spent
And wept o'er Ishmael,
A message from the Lord was sent
To guide her to a well.

Should not Elijah's cake and cruse
Convince us at this day,
A gracious God will not refuse
Provisions by the way?

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