English poetry

Poems in English

Welcome to the Table

This is the feast of heavenly wine, And God invites to sup; The juices of the living Vine Were press’d […]

O Lord, I Will Praise Thee

(Isaiah, xii.1) I will praise Thee every day Now Thine anger’s turn’d away; Comfortable thoughts arise From the bleeding sacrifice. […]

Ephraim Repenting

(Jeremiah, xxxi. 18-20) My God, till I received Thy stroke, How like a beast was I! So unaccustom’d to the […]

The Retired Cat

A poet’s cat, sedate and grave As poet well could wish to have, Was much addicted to inquire For nooks […]

Old Testament Gospel

(Hebrews, iv.2) Israel in ancient days Not only had a view Of Sinai in a blaze, But learn’d the Gospel […]

Lovest Thou Me?

(John, xxi.16) Hark my soul! it is the Lord; ‘Tis Thy Saviour, hear His word; Jesus speaks and speaks to […]

Praise for Faith

Of all the gifts Thine hand bestows, Thou Giver of all good! Not heaven itself a richer knows Than my […]

Seeking the Beloved

To those who love the Lord I speak; Is my Beloved near? The Bridegroom of my soul I seek, Oh! […]

The House of Prayer

(Mark, xi.17) Thy mansion is the Christian’s heart, O Lord, Thy dwelling place secure! Bid the unruly throng depart, And […]

Jehovah Jesus

My song shall bless the Lord of all, My praise shall climb to His abode; Thee, Saviour, by that name […]

Not Works

Grace, triumphant in the throne, Scorns a rival, reigns alone; Come and bow beneath her sway; Cast your idol works […]

The Happy Change

How bless’d Thy creature is, O God, When with a single eye, He views the lustre of Thy Word, The […]

The Hidden Life

To tell the Saviour all my wants, How pleasing is the task! Nor less to praise Him when He grants […]

The Waiting Soul

Breathe from the gentle south, O Lord, And cheer me from the north; Blow on the treasures of thy word, […]

To Mary

The twentieth year is well nigh past Since first our sky was overcast;- Ah would that this might be the […]

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