Have a Heart

Pray don’t find fault with the man that limps Or stumbles along the road. Unless you have worn the shoes he wears Or struggled beneath his load. There may be tacks in his shoes that hurt Though hidden away from view. Or the burden he bears, placed on your back Might cause you to stumble […]

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First Days for God

First days for God, Before Thy life is moulded, And God is given Second place – or none. Give Him thy time, And see His plan unfolded; Find in thy years Eternity begun. First hours for God; The day will not be wasted If thou dost tarry In His presence till. Strength from His strength […]

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Every Word Was True

I sinned, and straightway, post-haste, Satan flew Before the presence of the Most-High God, And made a railing accusation there. He said, “This soul, this thing of clay and sod, Has sinned. ‘Tis true that he has named thy Name, But I demand his death, for Thou has said, ‘The soul that sinneth, it shall […]

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Day of Judgment

Day of judgment! Day of wonders! Hark! the trumpet’s awful sound, Louder than a thousand thunders, Shakes the vast creation round! How the summons wilt the sinner’s heart confound! At His call the dead awaken, Rise to life from earth and sea; All the powers of nature shaken By His look, prepares to flee. Careless […]

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A Pomegranate and a Bell

With holy awe and reverent pace, The Priest approached the Holy Place; Attired in garments that became The Place where God had set His Name. His ephod shone with gold and gems, While softly from the wreathen hems The mellow music rose and fell, From ‘a pomegranate and a bell’, ‘A pomegranate and a bell’. […]

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Are All The Children In?

I think oft times as the night draws nigh Of an old house on the hill, Of a yard all wide and blossom-starred Where the children played at will. And when the night at last came down, Hushing the merry din, Mother would look around and ask, “Are all the children in?” ‘Tis many and […]

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