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Pilgrimage to God through God
Selected by musePhoebe
Description

These poems reflect the journey of Christian faith. The pilgrim is a child of God. He or she is initially burdened by sin, then gloriously freed at the cross of Christ Jesus. Continuing a journey with the shrapnel of sin still stuck in the flesh; learning how to love like Jesus did. Most of all, learning to live not by the works of the flesh, but by the grace that is from God alone. These poems will reflect aspects of this journey -- brokenness, hope, redemption, joy found in God's character and works -- but not necessarily from an overtly Christian poet or worldview.
Synopsis

A collection of poems that reflect the Christian life.
 
Poetry
Olney Hymns, I, [Walking with God] by William Cowper
A Christmas Carol by Christina Rossetti
As I Walked Out One Evening by W. H. Auden
As kingfishers catch fire, dragonflies dráw fláme by Gerard Manley Hopkins
Batter my heart, three person'd God (Holy Sonnet 14) by John Donne
Come Slowly—Eden (211) by Emily Dickinson
God's Grandeur by Gerard Manley Hopkins
Hymn to God, My God, in My Sickness by John Donne
Love (III) by George Herbert
The Castaway by William Cowper
The Face of All the World (Sonnet 7) by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The Pulley by George Herbert
The Savior must have been a docile Gentleman (1487) by Emily Dickinson
The Sleep by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The Thread of Life by Christina Rossetti
Verses upon the Burning of our House by Anne Bradstreet
When Autumn Came by Faiz Ahmed Faiz
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