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Christian Poetry

Featured below the most famous Christian poetry by the most celebrated Poets covering both Classic and Modern Christian poetry ensuring that your search for your chosen Christian poems will be successful. Click any link to go to the section dedicated to your chosen Christian poems.

A Childs Hymn - Christian poetry by Charles Dickens
A Christmas Carol - Religious Christmas Carol and poetry by G.K. Chesterton

A Forest Hymn - Christian poetry by William Cullen Bryant
A Prayer for my Daughter - Christian poem by William Butler Yeats
A Prayer for my Son - Christian poem by William Butler Yeats
A Prayer in Time of War - Christian poetry by Alfred Noyes
Angels from the realms of glory - Religious Christmas Carol and poem by James Montgomery
Ash Wednesday - Christian poem by T S Eliot

Battle Hymn of the Republic - Christian poetry by Julia Ward Howe
Before The Altar - Christian poem by Amy Lowell
Bereavement - Christian poem by Percy Bysshe Shelley

Celestial Love - Christian poetry by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Christians awake salute the happy morn - Religious Christmas Carol and poem by John Byron
Christmas Bells - Religious Christmas poetry by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Forest Hymn - Christian poem by William Cullen Bryant

God Save the Flag - Christian poetry by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Goliath and David - Christian poetry by Robert Graves

Hark the herald angels sing - Religious Christmas Carol and poetry by Charles Wesley
Hark! The Vesper Hymn is Stealing - Christian poem by Thomas Moore
Hymn to Adversity - Christian poetry by Thomas Gray

Immortality - Christian poem by Matthew Arnold
It Came Upon A Midnight Clear - Religious Christmas Carol and poetry by Edmund Hamilton Sears

Jerusalem - Famous Christian poetry hymn and verse by William Blake

Madonna of the Evening Flowers - Christian poetry by Amy Lowell

Nativity - Religious Christmas poem and verse by John Donne

Once in Royal Davids City - Religious Christmas Carol and poem by C.F. Alexander

Silent Night - Religious Christmas Carol and poetry by Joseph Mohr

The Dying Christian To His Soul - Christian poetry by Alexander Pope
The Psalm Of Life - Christian poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The Second Coming - Christian poetry by William Butler Yeats
The Seekers - religious poem by John Masefield
The Three Kings - Religious Christmas Carol and poetry by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

When I consider how my light is spent - Christian poem by John Milton
While Shepherds Watched - Religious Christmas Carol and poem by Nathan Tate

   Christian Poetry

There are so many wonderful poems to choose from it is difficult to know where to make a start! We have therefore devised a Top 20 List of our favourite poems. It was an extremely difficult task and obviously our choice, in the end, was based on personal preferences! We hope that the list will provide our readers with as much pleasure that these famous verses have given to us. A good knowledge of these famous verses will provide all students and children with a good grounding of the subject. Each poet has a different style of writing making expert use of the English language. We have been asked on many occasions which is our favourite poem. Impossible! Writing styles, subject matter and even childhood memories influence choices, so we gave up and endeavoured to, at least, compile a list of our top twenty famous and favourite poems! The first line of the famous verse has been included to jog the memory! Please refer to the Index for the Top 20 list! Our choice, however of our favourite Christian poem was unanimous - Jerusalem by William Blake. Read the first three verses to this famous work to understand why this is our favourite:

And did those feet in ancient time
Walk upon England's mountains green?
And was the holy Lamb of God
On England's pleasant pastures seen?

And did the Countenance Divine
Shine forth upon our clouded hills?
And was Jerusalem builded here
Among these dark satanic mills?

Bring me my bow of burning gold!
Bring me my arrows of desire!
Bring me my spear! O clouds, unfold!
Bring me my chariot of fire!

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