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Where Is God?

Quoted by John Gilmore in Probing Heaven, Key Questions on the Hereafter, (Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1989, p. 97

"Where is God?" inquired the mind:"To His presence I am blind. . . .I have scanned each star and sun, Traced the certain course they run;

I have weighed them in my scale, And can tell when each will fail; From the caverns of the nightI have brought new worlds to light;

I have measured earth and skyRead each zone with steady eye; But no sight of God appearsIn the glory of the spheres."

But the heart spoke wistfully,"Have you looked at Calvary?"

- Thomas C. Clark