O, lonely tomb in Moab's land,O, dark Bethpeor's hill,Speak to these curious hearts of ours,And teach them to be still!God hath His mysteries of grace —Ways that we cannot tell;He hides them deep, like the secret sleep,Of him He loved so well.
Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 280.
All things bright and beautiful, All creatures great and small, All things wise and wonderful, The Lord God made them all.Cecil Frances Alexander
The rich man in his castle, The poor man at his gate, God made them, high or lowly, And ordered their estate.Cecil Frances Alexander
Once in royal David's city Stood a lowly cattle-shed, Where a mother laid her baby In a manger for his bed. Mary was that mother mild, Jesus Christ her little child.Cecil Frances Alexander
There is a green hill far away, Without a city wall, Where the dear Lord was crucified, Who died to save us all.Cecil Frances Alexander
I bind into myself today The strong name of theTrinity, By invocation of the same TheThree in One and One inThree.Cecil Frances Alexander
There is a green hill far away, Without a city wall, Where the dear Lord was crucified Who died to save us all.Cecil Frances Alexander
By Nebo's lonely mountain, On this side Jordan's wave, In a vale in the land of Moab, There lies a lonely grave; But no man built that sepulcher, And no man saw it e'er, For the angels of God upturned the sod And laid the dead man there.Cecil Frances Alexander
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