Thursday, October 2, 2014
And have the bright immensitiesReceived our risen LordWhere light-years frame the PleiadesAnd point Orion’s sword?Do flaming suns his footsteps traceThrough corridors sublime,The Lord of interstellar spaceAnd Conqueror of time? The heaven that hides Him from our sightKnows neither near nor far:An altar candle sheds its lightAs surely as a star;And where His loving people meetTo share the gift divine,There stands He with unhurrying feet,And Heaven’s splendors shine.
... Howard Chandler Robbins (1876-1952), , included in Masterpieces of Religious Verse, James Dalton Morrison, ed., New York: Harper & Bros., 1948, p. 260
(see the book; see also Matt. 28:18; Ps. 2:6-9; 19:1; 110:1-2; Isa. 9:6-7; Dan. 7:13-14; Matt. 11:27; Luke 1:32-33; 10:22; John 3:35; Eph. 1:22-23; Phil. 2:9-11; ; more at God, Heaven, Light, Providence, Star, Time)
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