Wednesday, October 15, 2008

God Moves in Mysterious Ways

God moves in mysterious ways:
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 Saint, 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 purpose will ripen fast,
Unfolding every hour;
The bud may have a bitter taste
But sweet will be the flower.

Blind unbelief is sure to err,
And see His work in vain;
God is His own interpreter
And He will make it plain.

-Willliam Crowper

6 comments:

Stepheny Weaver said...

How beautiful! :)

Thanks for sharing Emily! And thanks for doing my header/template!

:)Love,

Stepheny

A HEART OF PRAISE said...

You are most welcome Stepheny! I'm glad that you like it! :)

Ruth Ann said...

I LOVE this hymn, thank you so much for sharing it, Emily! It has such a wonderful message that I need to always keep before me. My favorite verses are:

Ye fearful Saint, fresh courage take,
The clouds ye so much dread
Are big with mercy, and shall break
In blessings on your head.


Blind unbelief is sure to err,
And see His work in vain;
God is His own interpreter
And he will make it plain.

Heart 4 My Home said...

I left a little something for you on my blog. When time allows, please feel free to check it out. Have a great weekend.

~blessings

Natasha said...

The pictures you have chosen truly complement the words of this hymn! Just beautiful...

Heart 4 My Home said...

Forgot to give the link in case you can't find it...

http://heart4myhome.blogspot.com/2008/10/perfect-blend-of-friendship.html

~blessings