William Cowper

(26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800 / Hertfordshire)

William Cowper Poems

281. On Envy (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
282. Olney Hymn 33: Seeking The Beloved 4/13/2010
283. In A Letter To C. P. Esq. In Imitation Of Shakspeare 4/13/2010
284. Lines Addressed To Miss Theodora Jane Cowper, On Himself 4/13/2010
285. Inscription For A Stone Erected At The Sowing Of A Grove Of Oaks At Chillington, Anno 1790 4/13/2010
286. In Memory Of The Late John Thornton, Esq. 4/13/2010
287. Hymn For The Use Of The Sunday School At Olney 4/13/2010
288. Glory To God Alone 4/13/2010
289. Olney Hymn 35: Welcome Cross 4/13/2010
290. Olney Hymn 30: The Light And Glory Of The Word 4/13/2010
291. Olney Hymn 68: Light Shining Out Of Darkness 4/13/2010
292. Olney Hymn 26: On Opening A Place For Social Prayer 4/13/2010
293. Olney Hymn 22: Prayer For A Blessing In The Young 4/13/2010
294. Olney Hymn 47: The Hidden Life 4/13/2010
295. Hope, Like The Short-Lived Ray That Gleams Awhile 4/13/2010
296. Horace, Book I. Ode Ix. 4/13/2010
297. Inscription For A Hermitage In The Author's Garden 4/13/2010
298. Ode On The Death Of A Lady, Who Lived One Hundred Years, And Died On Her Birthday, 1728 (Translation) 4/13/2010
299. Elegy Iii. Anno Aet. 17. On The Death Of The Bishop Of Winchester (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
300. On An Ugly Fellow (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
301. Love Abused 4/13/2010
302. Olney Hymn 12: Ephraim Repenting 4/13/2010
303. Olney Hymn 44: Submission 4/13/2010
304. Olney Hymn 38: Looking Upwards In A Storm 4/13/2010
305. On A Miser, 2 (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
306. On A Miser, 3 (From The Greek) 4/13/2010
307. Olney Hymn 50: The Christian 4/13/2010
308. By Philemon 4/13/2010
309. Catharina : The Second Part. On Her Marriage To George Courtenay, Esq. 4/13/2010
310. Aspirations Of The Soul After God 4/13/2010
311. Lines Written For Insertion In A Collection Of Handwritings And Signatures Made By Miss Patty 4/13/2010
312. Olney Hymn 13: The Covenant 4/13/2010
313. Olney Hymn 39: The Valley Of The Shadow Of Death 4/13/2010
314. Olney Hymn 32: The Shining Light 4/13/2010
315. Answer To Stanzas Addressed To Lady Hesketh By Miss Catharine Fanshawe, In Returning A Poem 4/13/2010
316. Elegy Ii. On The Death Of The University Beadle At Cambridge (Translated From Milton) 4/13/2010
317. Olney Hymn 58: True And False Comforts 4/13/2010
318. Monumental Inscription To William Northcot 4/13/2010
319. Olney Hymn 16: The Sower 4/13/2010
320. An Epitaph 3 (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 ...

Read the full of God Moves In A Mysterious Way

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!"

[Report Error]