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O world invisible, we view thee, O world intangible, we touch thee,
O world unknowable, we know thee, Inapprehensible, we clutch thee!

Does the fish soar to find the ocean? The eagle plunge to find the air?
That we ask of the stars in motion, If they have rumor of thee there?

Not where the wheeling systems darken, And our benumbed conceiving soars!—
The drift of pinions, would we hearken, Beats at our own clay-shuttered doors.

The angels keep their ancient places;—Turn but a stone and start a wing!
’Tis ye, ’tis your estrangèd faces, That miss the many-splendored thing.

But (when so sad thou canst not sadder). Cry;—and upon thy so sore loss
Shall shine the traffic of Jacob’s ladder, Pitched betwixt Heaven and Charing Cross.

Yea, in the night, my Soul, my daughter, Cry,—clinging to Heaven by the hems;
And lo, Christ walking on the water, Not of Genesareth, but of Thames!

Francis Thompson (1859-1907)

Thompson is probably best remembered for his poem “The Hound of Heaven” — about the pursuit of the human soul by God.   Read about Thompson and listen as Richard Burton recites his most famous poem: Is “The Hound of Heaven” a Name for God?

Words of Wisdom from the Cloud of Witnesses:  The Cloud of Witnesses is a reference to those in Heaven who have run their races and are now with the Lord. Their words of wisdom are filled with faith, hope, love, and joy to warm our souls, and the eternal truths of God to grow us and give us joy. Their words strengthen our souls, equip our minds, encourage our hearts, and empower us to stand firm in our faith and be motivated, ready, and willing to share the hope we have in Jesus.

 Hebrews 12:1-2  Since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus, the Author and Finisher of our faith...

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***A Hidden Message in Psalm 23?***  

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A Room with a View of Eternity—The Last Will & Testament of Jesus Christ   Take a seat at the Master's table. Learn about the riches He gives to all who are His. This book will bless and encourage you, give you hope, and help you live in the joy of your salvation and the riches of Christ that are yours.

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  8. How Did the Wise Men Know This Was the Messiah and KNOW TO FOLLOW HIS STAR?
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