English poetry

Poems in English

Praise for the Fountain Opened

(Zecheriah, xiii.1) There is a fountain fill’d with blood, Drawn from Emmanuel’s veins; And sinners, plunged beneath that flood, Lose […]


To keep the lamp alive, With oil we fill the bowl; ‘Tis water makes the willow thrive, And grace that […]

The Narrow Way

What thousands never knew the road! What thousands hate it when ’tis known! None but the chosen tribes of God […]

The Covenant

(Ezekiel, xxxvi. 25-28) The Lord proclaims His grace abroad! “Behold, I change your hearts of stone; Each shall renounce his […]

True Pleasures

Lord, my soul with pleasure springs When Jesu’s name I hear: And when God the Spirit brings The word of […]

The Contrite Heart

(Isaiah, lvii.15) The Lord will happiness divine On contrite hearts bestow; Then tell me, gracious God, is mine A contrite […]

Abuse of the Gospel

Too many, Lord, abuse Thy grace In this licentious day, And while they boast they see Thy face, They turn […]

For the Poor

When Hagar found the bottle spent And wept o’er Ishmael, A message from the Lord was sent To guide her […]

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