Friday, February 27, 2015

Herbert: What Adam had

Friday, February 27, 2015
    Feast of George Herbert, Priest, Poet, 1633
    For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God.
    —Colossians 3:3 (NIV)
What Adam had, and forfeited for all,
Christ keepeth now, who cannot fail or fall.
    ... George Herbert (1593-1633), The Poetical Works of George Herbert, New York: D. Appleton, 1857, p. 182 (see the book)
    See also Col. 3:3; Matt. 11:25; Rom. 5:12-14; 1 Cor. 2:14-15; 15:22,45-49; Col. 2:2-3; 1 John 3:2
Quiet time reflection:
    Lord, in You is my trust.
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