William Cowper

(26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800 / Hertfordshire)

William Cowper Poems

121. Lines Addressed To Dr. Darwin, Author Of The 'Botanic Garden.' 4/13/2010
122. Lines Addressed To Miss Theodora Jane Cowper, On Himself 4/13/2010
123. Lines On The Death Of Sir William Russel 4/13/2010
124. Lines Written During A Period Of Insanity 1/13/2003
125. Lines Written For Insertion In A Collection Of Handwritings And Signatures Made By Miss Patty 4/13/2010
126. Lines, Composed For A Memorial Of Ashley Cowper, Esq. 4/13/2010
127. Lines. Oh! To Some Distant Scene 4/13/2010
128. Lively Hope And Gracious Fear 1/3/2003
129. Living And A Dead Faith 1/3/2003
130. Living Water 4/13/2010
131. Longing To Be With Christ 1/3/2003
132. Looking Upwards In A Storm 1/3/2003
133. Love Abused 4/13/2010
134. Love Constrained To Obedience 1/3/2003
135. Love Faithful In The Absence Of The Beloved 4/13/2010
136. Love Increased By Suffering 4/13/2010
137. Love Pure And Fervent 4/13/2010
138. Lovest Thou Me? 1/3/2003
139. Mary And John 4/13/2010
140. Monumental Inscription To William Northcot 4/13/2010
141. Mortals! Around Your Destined Heads 4/13/2010
142. Mourning And Longing 1/3/2003
143. Mutual Forbearance : Necessary To The Happiness Of The Married State 4/13/2010
144. My Soul Thirsteth For God 1/3/2003
145. No Sorrow Peculiar To The Sufferer 4/13/2010
146. Not Works 1/3/2003
147. O Lord, I Will Praise Thee 1/3/2003
148. Ode On The Death Of A Lady, Who Lived One Hundred Years, And Died On Her Birthday, 1728 (Translation) 4/13/2010
149. Ode To Apollo. On An Inkglass Almost Dried In The Sun 4/13/2010
150. Ode To Peace 4/13/2010
151. Ode. Supposed To Be Written On The Marriage Of A Friend 4/13/2010
152. Of Himself 4/13/2010
153. Old Testament Gospel 1/3/2003
154. Olney Hymn 1: Walking With God 4/13/2010
155. Olney Hymn 10: The Future Peace And Glory Of The Church 4/13/2010
156. Olney Hymn 11: Jehovah Our Righteousness 4/13/2010
157. Olney Hymn 12: Ephraim Repenting 4/13/2010
158. Olney Hymn 13: The Covenant 4/13/2010
159. Olney Hymn 14: Jehovah-Shammah 4/13/2010
160. Olney Hymn 15: Praise For The Fountain Opened 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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Prayer For Children

Gracious Lord, our children see,
By Thy mercy we are free;
But shall these, alas! remain
Subjects still of Satan's reign?
Israel's young ones, when of old
Pharaoh threaten'd to withhold,
Then Thy messenger said, "No;
Let the children also go!"

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