William Cowper

(26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800 / Hertfordshire)

William Cowper Poems

81. God Moves In A Mysterious Way 1/13/2003
82. God Neither Known Nor Loved By The World 4/13/2010
83. Grace And Providence 1/3/2003
84. Gratitude And Love To God 4/13/2010
85. Gratitude, Addressed To Lady Hesketh 4/13/2010
86. Happy Solitude--Unhappy Men 4/13/2010
87. Hatred And Vengeance, My Eternal Portion 1/20/2003
88. Hatred Of Sin 1/3/2003
89. Heroism 4/13/2010
90. Hope, Like The Short-Lived Ray That Gleams Awhile 4/13/2010
91. Horace, Book I. Ode Ix. 4/13/2010
92. Horace, Book I. Ode Xxxviii. 4/13/2010
93. Horace, Book I. Ode Xxxviii. (2) 4/13/2010
94. Horace, Book Ii. Ode Xvi. 4/13/2010
95. Horace. Book Ii. Ode X. 4/13/2010
96. Human Frailty 4/13/2010
97. Hymn For The Use Of The Sunday School At Olney 4/13/2010
98. I Will Praise The Lord At All Times 1/3/2003
99. Idem Latine Redditum 4/13/2010
100. In A Letter To C. P. Esq. Ill With The Rheumatism 4/13/2010
101. In A Letter To C. P. Esq. In Imitation Of Shakspeare 4/13/2010
102. In Memory Of The Late John Thornton, Esq. 4/13/2010
103. In Seditionem Horrendam, Corruptelis Gallicus Ut Fertue, Londini Nuper Exortam 4/13/2010
104. Inscription For A Hermitage In The Author's Garden 4/13/2010
105. Inscription For A Moss-House In The Shrubbery At Weston 4/13/2010
106. Inscription For A Stone Erected At The Sowing Of A Grove Of Oaks At Chillington, Anno 1790 4/13/2010
107. Inscription For A Stone Erected At The Sowing Of A Grove Of Oaks At Chillington, Anno 1791 4/13/2010
108. Inscription For The Tomb Of Mr. Hamilton 4/13/2010
109. Invitation To The Redbreast 4/13/2010
110. Jehovah Jesus 1/3/2003
111. Jehovah Our Righteousness 1/3/2003
112. Jehovah-Jireh. The Lord Will Provide 1/3/2003
113. Jehovah-Nissi. The Lord My Banner 1/3/2003
114. Jehovah-Rophi. I Am The Lord That Healeth Thee 1/3/2003
115. Jehovah-Shalom. The Lord Send Peace 1/3/2003
116. Jehovah-Shammah 1/3/2003
117. Jesus Hasting To Suffer 1/3/2003
118. Joy And Peace In Believing 1/3/2003
119. Joy In Martyrdom 4/13/2010
120. Light Shining Out Of Darkness 1/3/2003
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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