Thursday, February 25, 2010

Poetry

I have already mentioned that one of the first books I bought, after learning of my impending fatherhood, was The Jesus Storybook Bible by Sally Lloyd-Jones. This poem is on the first page of the book. I love it and thought I would share it.

"Tis not that I did choose Thee,
For Lord, that could not be;
This heart would still refuse Thee,
Hadst Thou not choosen me...

My heart owns none before Thee,
For Thy rich grace I thirst;
This knowing, if I love Thee,
Thou must have loved me first."

Josiah Conder, 1836

2 comments:

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Allison's Blog said...

I love this book!!! My team has used it here to story with adults. I hope things continue to go well for you two and the lil' babe.