Thy Maker is thy Husband

The 18th-century poem on union with Christ that became George Whitefield’s favorite metaphor. /

Of light and life, of grace and glore, In Christ thou art partaker, Rejoice in him for evermore, Thy husband is thy maker. He made thee, yea, made thee his bride, Nor heeds thine ugly patch; To what he made he'll still abide, Thy husband made the match. He made all, yea, he made all thine, All to thee shall be giv'n. Who can thy kingdom undermine? Thy husband made the heav'n. What earthly thing can thee annoy? He ...

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Issue 16 / February 19, 2015
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