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realmattcarr: To see the Law by Christ fulfilled To hear His pardoning voice Changes a slave into a child And duty into choice - William Cowper

TrueQuotation: Beauty, the eternal Spouse of the Wisdom of God and Angel of his Presence thru' all creation. — William Cowper

borkenaesop: He who do as you cannot make an uncomfortable pillow. William Cowper, English poet (1731–1800)

ShipCanal: 100/100(1133 I would not have a slave to till my ground,To carry me,to fan me while I sleep,And tremble when I wake,for all the wealth That sinews bIught and sold have ever earn'd. WILLIAM COWPER: The Task,ll.1785 Surah 9:1-2

artist_blake: William Blake, William Cowper, 1802

jtkidd24: At some of the darkest seasons of William Cowper's life with depression, he could still hear a whisper saying, "still there is mercy!" Friends, no matter WHAT, "still there is mercy" because that is the faithfulness of our Lord....ALWAYS.

porterharlow: “…and he who feeds the ravens, will give his children bread.” William Cowper (1779)

johnhsather: "Knowledge is proud that he has learn'd so much; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more" - William Cowper, (1731 - 1800)

kgriffin_1: "It is bitter 2 our nature, which loves carnal liberty, 2 render itself as captive 2 the word of God, & much pains must b taken before the heart b subdued; but when it is once begun, it renders such joy as abundantly recompenses all the former labour and grief." (William Cowper)

hymnquote: Writer/title attribution for five quotes on 7/25: Annie S. Hawks, I Need Thee Every Hour; Unknown, Father, Hear the Prayer We Offer; Horatius Bonar, Fill Thou My Life; R. Kelso Carter, Standing on the Promises; William Cowper, Bestow, Dear Lord, upon Our Youth.

hymnquote: Bestow, dear Lord, upon our youth the gift of saving grace, and let the seed of sacred truth fall in a fruitful place. (William Cowper)

CowpNewtMuseum: On 22 July 1795, in poor health, William Cowper moved from Weston Underwood to move to Norfolk. Before he went he wrote the following on his bedroom shutter: "Farewell, dear scenes forever closed to me. Oh, for what sorrows I must now exchange ye!"

RobertTif: He loved the world that hated Him. William Cowper

tonymerida: Though vine nor fig tree neither Their wonted fruit should bear, Though all the fields 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

vnvondra: “There is a fountain filled with blood Drawn from Immanuel’s veins; And sinners, plunged beneath that flood, Lose all their guilty stains.” - William Cowper

borkenaesop: Marry in letter relating an uncomfortable pillow. William Cowper, English poet (1731–1800)

AndrewTRoycroft: Collect at evening what the day brought forth, Compress the sum into its solid worth, And, if it weigh the importance of a fly, The scales are false, or algebra a lie. - William Cowper on the vanity of human conversation

artist_blake: William Blake, Mrs. Cowper, Mother of the Poet, 1802

CoulonStoneLtd: We recently worked with local artist Judy Cowper to create the plinth with hand carved lettering for her wonderful sculpture of 18th Century children. The sculpture was commissioned by William Harding’s Charity and has been placed at the Aylesbury Museum.

TucsonHub: Absence of occupation is not rest. – William Cowper

wuhannibal: Cowper, William. ‘Verses, supposed to be written by Alexander Selkirk, during his solitary Abode in the Island of Juan Fernandez’. Poems. London, 1782. 305-8. [Facsimile edition printed and published by The Scolar Press, Yorkshire and London, 1973].

jcsherrill10: When this poor lisping, stammering tongue Lies silent in the grave, Then in a nobler, sweeter song I'll sing Thy power to save. - William Cowper

kgriffin_1: "A child of God earnestly desires to be in fellowship and communion with God, thus he prayeth the more earnestly that the Lord would teach him his statutes; such that his felicity would stand in fellowship with God." (William Cowper)

at_oasis: Oh to have a lodge in some vast wilderness. Where rumors of oppression and deceit, of unsuccessful and successful wars may never reach me anymore. PS. - William Cowper

ErikReed: Over the years of trials, sorrow, and grief, William Cowper’s “God Moves in A Mysterious Way” has comforted my soul like few other songs. You won’t find more profound lyrics anywhere else.

fraveris: 'Remorse, the fatal egg that pleasure laid.' ~ William Cowper Norman Parkinson

Berti_and_Ernie: Unmissed but by his dogs and by his groom. William Cowper

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welfordwrites: Knowledge is proud that it knows so much; Wisdom is humble that it knows no more. William Cowper

jwmpulpit: 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 'God moves in a mysterious way'

sheinkai: Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much. Wisdom is humble that he knows not more. - William Cowper KODREA SHINES ON ASAP

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AUF2020: "Variety's the very spice of life, that gives it all its flavour." William Cowper

KJ7562: “Knowledge is proud that it knows so much; wisdom is humble that it knows no more.” — William Cowper

AtlanticFriends: "God moves in a mysterious way His wonders to perform; He plants his footsteps in the sea And rides upon the storm." ~ William Cowper

daniel_m_lavery: every dreadful little teacher's pet remembers the first time they airily referenced "William Cowper" aloud and felt the righteous hand of God depressing their pretensions. this is called natural selection and it's very important in reducing social climbing

DAYBREAKTank: Light Shining out of Darkness By William Cowper

capitaljournal: William Cowper once wrote, “Variety’s the spice of life,” in a well-known adage. Experiencing new things can be enjoyable and also provides opportunities for us to learn lessons that help us grow as people. Variety can be fun, exciting, challenging …

ColtonYarbro: “No drop remains of all the curse; For wretches who deserved the whole; No arrows dipped in wrath to pierce The guilty, but returning soul.” -William Cowper

borkenaesop: An uncomfortable pillow. William Cowper, English poet (1731–1800)

michaelkellahan: Deep in unfathomable mines Of never-failing skill, He treasures up His bright designs, And works His sovereign will. William Cowper

kenraggiocom: God moves in a mysterious way His wonders to perform; He plants His footsteps in the sea, And rides upon the storm, William Cowper.

philosophytweet: “Who loves a garden loves a greenhouse too. ” William Cowper

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amindinwinter: “Come, evening, once again, season of peace …”—William Cowper

TheChuka_: When William Cowper in 1774 wrote: "Ye fearful saints, fresh courage take; The clouds ye so much dread Are big with mercy and shall break In blessings on your head." This is what he meant.

2ShareTheGospel: “Satan trembles when he sees the weakest Christian on his knees.” -William Cowper

laura_llw1973: His purposes will ripen fast,   Unfolding ev'ry hour; The bud may have a bitter taste,   But sweet will be the flow'r. -William Cowper

PastorPWMartin: Part of the text John Newton chose for William Cowper’s funeral sermon. Ecclesiastes 2:2 I said of laughter, “It is mad,” and of pleasure, “What use is it?”

Page_Upon_Page: The life and works of William Cowper (Published: 1835) Full text:

rockkicker: “I believe that often the worst thing that can happen to a Christian is the best thing, for, while nature would cry out”the clouds are to be dreaded” grace can reply “the clouds you so much dread are big with mercy & will break in blessing on you head” Spurgeon ref:William Cowper

soresura_: Variety is the very spice of life, that gives it all its flavor. ของ william cowper ก้อครือ

TLawrenceArt: Thomas Lawrence, Portrait of William Cowper, engraved by Francesco Bartolozzi, 1799

JonathanBaddley: Cast into the depths of suicidal gloom before his conversion, William Cowper (‘There is a Fountain’) noted that he had, “tried to pray, but at once felt the impossibility of drawing nigh to God unless He first draws nigh unto us”. He knew well that synergism ultimately fails!

artisthogarth: William Hogarth, Ashley Cowper with his Wife and Daughter, 1731

ShahidMarri3: Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; wisdom is humble that he knows no more. William Cowper

MyZAcoza: Nice Image from page 248 of “The poetical works of William Cowper. Complete edition, with memoir, explanatory notes, &c. ..” (1872) photo

jaredcwilson: "No one was ever scolded out of their sins" - William Cowper

readbobbeasley: “Jesus, where’er Thy people meet, There they behold thy mercy seat; Where’er they seek thee, thou art found, And every place is hallowed ground.” < William Cowper, 18th century.

borkenaesop: What work for hands make good tune played on an uncomfortable pillow. William Cowper, English poet (1731–1800)

Justin_Begley: 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! -From “There is a Fountain” by William Cowper

SpencerGArnold: “The dearest idol I have known, Whate'er that idol be, Help me to tear it from thy throne, And worship only thee.” - William Cowper

mtomaa_: The dearest idol I have known, whate'er that idol be, help me to tear it from Thy throne and worship only Thee. So shall my walk be close with God, calm and serene my frame; so purer light shall mark the road that leads me to the Lamb. William Cowper // Walking with God, 1772

artist_blake: William Blake, William Cowper, 1802

tmansinho: The dearest idol I have known, Whate'er that idol be, Help me to tear it from thy throne, And worship only thee. William Cowper

jake_stone89: "Lord, we are few, but thou art near; Nor short thine arm, nor deaf thine ear; O rend the heav'ns, come quickly down, And make a thousand hearts thine own." -William Cowper

Foodfor36285812: “Existence is a strange bargain. Life owes us little; we owe it everything. The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose”. ~William Cowper

PastorZSWatson: Some days are meant to lead us to draw water from the well of old hymns... “Judge not the Lord by feeble sense, But trust him for his grace; Behind a frowning providence He hides a smiling face.” - William Cowper, "God Moves in a Mysterious Way"

lifeandlorraine: 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. There Is a Fountain by William Cowper

rgtrendsetter: "Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt." - William Cowper RALPHGAIL 4 CantGetOutMV

RRChakranarayan: July 6, 1774: William Cowper (1731–1800) published “God Moves in a Mysterious Way,” written perhaps in response to an attack of “suicidal mania,” which affected Cowper throughout his life.

RRChakranarayan: Unfolding ev'ry hour. The bud may have a bitter taste, But sweet will be the flow'r. 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

JonathanBaddley: William Cowper (‘There is a Fountain’) lamenting his past cultural Christianity (1770s): ‘Thus have I been employed in vindicating the truth of Scripture while in the very act of rebellion against it. Lamentable inconsistency of a convicted judgement w/an unsanctified heart!’

KatiyarSaahab: No man can be a patriot on an empty stomach. - William Cowper

HistoryHerring: I've reached 1861 in Grandma Powell's diary. She recorded the death of her grandson, Lloyd Powell, in battle & quoted a poem by William Cowper. I found the full the poem, read it, and it's an ABOLISTIONIST POEM! Lloyd was a Confederate! The lack of critical thinking is galling.

trading4love: Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much. Wisdom is humble that he knows not more. - William Cowper

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PSPhillips19: "Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much. Wisdom is humble that he knows not more" - William Cowper. Have a marvelous Monday.

abhishektalks: Knowledge is proud that it knows so much; Wisdom is humble that it knows no more. -William Cowper

RRChakranarayan: July 4, 1765: English poet and hymnwriter William Cowper observed in a letter: ‘How naturally does affliction make us Christians!’

moajalb7r: Beware of desperate steps. The darkest day (Live till tomorrow) will have passed away. William Cowper

amindinwinter: “So let us welcome peaceful evening in”—William Cowper

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