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Excerpt from Creation and Other PoemsCreationBefore all things in earths created realmA watry waste, the world in chaos moved-And brooding over all, Jehovahs loveConceived in darkness all the works of light.Through countless aeons He His purposeMoreExcerpt from Creation and Other PoemsCreationBefore all things in earths created realmA watry waste, the world in chaos moved-And brooding over all, Jehovahs loveConceived in darkness all the works of light.Through countless aeons He His purpose wrought.And order came where only chance had been.He spoke the word, and lo, the infant lightKnocked at the portals of chaotic night.Feeble at first, it struggled with the gloom,But brighter grew as ages came and went -Til looming through the mists the earth appeared,A shining disk- drifting in endless space.Again He spoke and night and day beganTheir ceaseless round of alternating reign-And still the earth was but a dreary massOf heaving waters rolling wave on wave.With heavens high He arched the waters oerDividing all above from all belowAnd made the empty places limitlessFor future glories of His handiwork.At His command the caverns of the deepYawned, and the sea was downward drawnAnd then dry land appeared above the flood.For oceans sway He set the metes and boundsThat by his will it should not overpassAbout the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.