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Ashley24Cathy: devil trembles. “When we don't pray, we quit the fight. Prayer keeps the Christian's armor bright. And Satan trembles when he sees the weakest saint upon his knees.” ― William Cowper Thirdly Disagree or dislike the sinful actions or sinful works but not the person.

michaelcriner: E’er since, by faith, I saw the stream Thy flowing wounds supply, Redeeming love has been my theme, and shall be till I die: And shall be till I die, and shall be till I die. -William Cowper, “There is a Fountain”

MikesJokesEtc: Thus happiness depends, as nature shows, less on exterior things than most suppose. -William Cowper

virtualmaj: Knowledge is proud that he has learn’d so much; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more. Books are not seldom talismans and spells. —William Cowper, “The Task, Book VI: Winter Walk at Noon”

paulineambasa: “I believe no man was ever scolded out of his sins.” William Cowper

PublicDomainRev: The Diverting History of John Gilpin: Shewing How he Went Further than he Intended, and Came Safe Home Again (1782). Read a brilliantly illustrated 1906 edition of William Cowper’s farcical ballad here:

sukasukasaja3: Variety's the very spice of life, that gives it all its flavour. (William Cowper)

JimHThornton: Satan trembles when he sees, The weakest saint upon his knees. --William Cowper (1731-1800) Live as though Christ died yesterday, rose from the grave today, and is coming back tomorrow. --Theodore Epp

XianMind: Blind unbelief is sure to err And scan His work in vain; God is His own interpreter, And He will make it plain. - William Cowper 3/3

mrtoughdev: Knowledge is proud that it knows so much; wisdom is humble that it knows no more. (William Cowper)

BannerofTruth: Faults in the life breed errors in the brain, And these reciprocally again. The mind and conduct mutually imprint And stamp their image in each other's mint... The pride of lettered ignorance, that binds In chains of error our accomplished minds. —William Cowper

revandyprime: Just got a message from my grandad, simply saying: 'A hymn I used to sing as a young Christian has come back to me with force and blessing at this critical time....' [Words by William Cowper]

Wesley_Fouse: "Judge not the Lord by feeble sense But trust Him for His grace Blind unbelief is sure to err And scan His work in vain God is His own interpreter And He will make it plain In His own time In His own way..." -William Cowper

oesterly: Though vine nor fig tree neither Their wonted fruit shall bear, Though all the field should wither, Nor flocks nor herds be there: Yet God the same abiding, His praise shall tune my voice; For, while in Him confiding, I cannot but rejoice. ~WILLIAM COWPER

PaulChappell: Satan trembles when he sees the weakest Christian on his knees. - William Cowper

KevinBroyhill: ““Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more.” William Cowper” — With the Word: The Chapter-by-Chapter Bible Handbook by Warren W. Wiersbe

BTAyscue0812: There is a fountain filled with blood Drawn from Immanuel’s veins; And sinners, plunged beneath that flood, Lose all their guilty stains: The dying thief rejoiced to see That fountain in his day; And there may I, though vile as he, Wash all my sins away. - William Cowper

NoJesuitTricks: Though vine nor fig tree neither Their wonted fruit shall bear, Though all the field should wither, Nor flocks nor herds be there: Yet God the same abiding, His praise shall tune my voice; For, while in Him confiding, I cannot but rejoice. ~William Cowper

alcengia: Ye fearful saints, fresh courage take; The clouds ye so much dread Are big with mercy and shall break In blessings on your head. ~ William Cowper

TylerNScott: “Satan trembles, when he sees the weakest Christian upon his knees.”—William Cowper Let’s spend time in prayer today for one another!

lakewoodbob: In God We Trust: Read Lyrics to the Hymn 'God Works in Mysterious Ways, His Wonders to Perform' by William Cowper.

westoverhills: Though published centuries ago, the hymn “God Moves in a Mysterious Way” by William Cowper seems appropriate for this season. If you missed this weekend's message where Pastor Jim shared it, you can watch it on now on the Westover App.

bardonthehill: Sardis by William Cowper

ChapelPCA: God moves in a mysterious way, his wonders to perform; he plants his footsteps in the sea, and rides upon the storm. Ye fearful saints, fresh courage take; the clouds ye so much dread are big with mercy, and shall break in blessings on your head. William Cowper

DanAlvers: 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 face providence He Hides a smiling face. William Cowper

davideprince: “And Satan trembles when he sees The weakest saint upon his knees” William Cowper

philistella: And last but not least, the man who began upon a sofa, then went for a solitary walk, and finally contemplated death - and therefore serves as a model to us all - it's William Cowper's "The Task"! Illustrated by this picture of me.

rebeccastark: Another William Cowper hymn, because so many of his hymns are appropriate for troubled times.

tut2A: Beautiful Song God Moves in Mysterious Way lyric by William Cowper

Truth_Reaction: 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 hour; The bud may have a bitter taste, But sweet will be the flower. [ William Cowper ]

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Portentous enunciation, syllable
To blessed syllable affined, and sound
Bubbling felicity in cantilene,
Prolific and tormenting tenderness
Of music, as it comes to unison,
Forgather and bell boldly Crispin's last
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