Category Archives: Cowper (William)

Please God, Prepare a Fruitful Place

William Cowper has a lovely poem about the parable of the sower and the seed. Cowper wrestled with crippling depression and was afraid that his heart was too stony to receive God’s grace.

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Beauty Breaks Like a Flash from Heaven

William Cowper invokes St. Paul’s encounter with Jesus on the road to Damascus to capture his sense of God in nature.

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Oh! For a Closer Walk with God 


William Cowper understands the depressed ache of emptiness, which intensifies his longing for the Holy Spirit.

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