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Thursday, January 22, 2009

Lovest Thou Me? I Hear My Saviour Say

Lovest thou Me? I hear my Saviour Say

"Lovest thou Me?" I hear my Saviour say;
Would that my heart had power to answer "Yea,"
Thou knowest all things, Lord, in heaven above,
And earth beneath; Thou knowest that I love."


But 'tis not so; in word, in deed, in thought,
I do not, cannot love Thee as I ought;
Thy love must give that power, Thy love alone;
There's nothing worthy of Thee but Thine own.


Lord, with the love wherewith Thou lovest me,
Reflected on Thyself, I would love Thee;
Thence on my brethren shed, might it be seen
By all around, that I with Thee had been.

Author James Montgomery

50 Foot Cross and Reflection Pool
Maria Stein Spiritual Center

Original Post 1/22/09

1 comment:

Russ Martin (AKA "Steeple Chaser") said...

Big thank you goes out to Kurt for e-mailing me that the 50 Foot Cross is realy part of the Spiritual Center of Maria Stein and not the Shrine of the Holy Relics. Thanks Man.