Coming to Christ: A Poem (Classic Reprint)

Coming to Christ: A Poem (Classic Reprint)

by Wm; S. Green
     
 

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Coming to Christ.

Against the shore of time I press my ear
The ocean waves of endless life to hear,
And cheerful voices from a distant land,
Sweet as the music from an angel band,
Invite me home. The world is calling, too.
And offers happiness if I pursue
The fragrant paths her children's feet have

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Excerpt from Coming to Christ: A Poem

Coming to Christ.

Against the shore of time I press my ear
The ocean waves of endless life to hear,
And cheerful voices from a distant land,
Sweet as the music from an angel band,
Invite me home. The world is calling, too.
And offers happiness if I pursue
The fragrant paths her children's feet have made
From sunny morning to the evening shade.
"Oh, why," she cries, "should man the future dread?
Mine are the living, - mine the honored dead, -
My air and ocean sing their lullaby,
And on my lap in endless sleep they lie."

O earth, what countless forms of life in thee
Are swept away, what ages yet to be
Will bring from chaos more, like them to go
In countless numbers! Art thou ever so, -
A graveyard green, with decorations made
For love departed; or art thou but arrayed
In infant robes, and nature waits to plan
A new creation as a home for man?

When wisdom works, her labors all combine,
With one united voice, to show design;

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781331441977
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/15/2015
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.13(d)

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