Tag Archives: John Donne

Lo! He Abhors Not the Virgin’s Womb

Yea, Lord, we greet thee, born this happy morning, Jesus, to thee be all glory giv’n; Word of the Father now in flesh appearing; After a verbal exchange with Feste, who is Lady Oliva’s fool, Viola, the heroine of Shakespeare’s … Continue reading

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Be Not Afraid

But he saith unto them, It is I; be not afraid. –John 6: 20 The Pope’s recent denial of the immortality of the soul and the existence of hell was not particularly shocking to anyone familiar with the present Pope’s … Continue reading

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And the Trumpet Shall Sound

But if the whole space to the firmament were filled with sand, and we had before us Clavius number, how many thousands would be; If all that space were filled with water, and so joyned the waters above with the … Continue reading

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The Word of Their Testimony

And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before … Continue reading

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Christ Has Risen!

In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal … Continue reading

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