William Cowper

(26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800 / Hertfordshire)

William Cowper Poems

241. Olney Hymn 2: Jehovah-Jireh: The Lord Will Provide 4/13/2010
242. Olney Hymn 25: Jehovah Jesus 4/13/2010
243. Olney Hymn 23: Pleading For And With Youth 4/13/2010
244. Olney Hymn 17: The House Of Prayer 4/13/2010
245. Olney Hymn 57: The New Convert 4/13/2010
246. Olney Hymn 62: Dependence 4/13/2010
247. Olney Hymn 11: Jehovah Our Righteousness 4/13/2010
248. On An Old Woman (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
249. Olney Hymn 64: Praise For Faith 4/13/2010
250. Olney Hymn 7: Vanity Of The World 4/13/2010
251. Olney Hymn 60: Abuse Of The Gospel 4/13/2010
252. Olney Hymn 55: The Heart Healed And Changed By Mercy 4/13/2010
253. Olney Hymn 46: Retirement 4/13/2010
254. Watching Unto God In The Night Season (3) 4/13/2010
255. Joy In Martyrdom 4/13/2010
256. Horace, Book I. Ode Xxxviii. (2) 4/13/2010
257. Olney Hymn 21: Sardis 4/13/2010
258. Olney Hymn 65: Grace And Providence 4/13/2010
259. On A Battered Beauty (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
260. On A Plant Of Virgin's-Bower, Designed To Cover A Garden-Seat 4/13/2010
261. The Negro's Complaint 4/13/2010
262. On Flaxman's Penelope 4/13/2010
263. Olney Hymn 49: True Pleasures 4/13/2010
264. Mortals! Around Your Destined Heads 4/13/2010
265. Olney Hymn 45: The Happy Change 4/13/2010
266. Olney Hymn 31: On The Death Of A Minister 4/13/2010
267. On Delia (Bid Adieu, My Sad Heart) 4/13/2010
268. On A True Friend (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
269. Olney Hymn 18: Lovest Thou Me? 4/13/2010
270. Olney Hymn 10: The Future Peace And Glory Of The Church 4/13/2010
271. Olney Hymn 15: Praise For The Fountain Opened 4/13/2010
272. Olney Hymn 36: Afflictions Sanctified By The Word 4/13/2010
273. On A Miser (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
274. On Flatteries (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
275. Olney Hymn 24: Prayer For Children 4/13/2010
276. Lines. Oh! To Some Distant Scene 4/13/2010
277. Love Faithful In The Absence Of The Beloved 4/13/2010
278. Olney Hymn 33: Seeking The Beloved 4/13/2010
279. On A Similar Character (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
280. On Hermocratia (From The Greek) 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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The Sower

(Matthew, xiii.3)

Ye sons of earth prepare the plough,
Break up your fallow ground;
The sower is gone forth to sow,
And scatter blessings round.

The seed that finds a stony soil
Shoots forth a hasty blade;

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