Wesleyan Methodist Magazine,  3rd ser. 4 (1825), 71.

The All in All





Astronomy, Theology of Nature, Wonder, Piety

    The first two stanzas reflect that it is good to gaze on the heavens and over 'this terrestrial ball', but that it is 'better far to say, / "My Father made them all!"'. Contemplates the divine control of the created order, and concludes that natural grandeur and beauty cannot 'awe so long, nor charm so well, / As He, that made them all!'.

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