Poems that tell a story :

A Roman Miracle
author unknown

Deliverance Will Come
by John B. Matthias

Eternal Ink
author unknown

author unknown

Going Back
by Steve Van Nattan

Making A Man
by Nixon Waterman

From My Front Porch

by Steve Van Nattan

Sermon In A Stocking
by Ellen A Jewett

The Church Walking
with the World

The Holy Bible
and the TV Guide

author unknown

The Modernist Preacher -
Entering Hell

Oscar C. Eliason

The Reflecting Tree
by Mary E. Stephens

 The Poetry of Annie
Johnson Flint

Last update - July 2023

Poems and Thoughts
of Martha Snell Nicholson
Updated May 2024

The Harvest Work :

But Still I Wait
author unknown

Here am I, Send Me!
by Pastor D. March

If I Only Knew
by Louise Jetter Walker

All Members Have not the Same Office
Eva Travers Poole

You Will Find A Joy In Service 
Dorothy Conant Strouns

Salvation :

Believe and Live
by Albert Midlane

Come Unto Me, Ye Weary
William Dix

Come, Ye Sinners
by Pastor J. Hart

Harden not Your Heart

I Once Was Alive
without the Law
John Kent

Out of Christ
by Fanny Crosby

 The Rainbow of the Covenant
by John Kent

The Way, The Truth,
The Life

by Mary E. Stephens

Weary of Earth, and Laden
by S.J. Stone

The Foundation of God Standing Sure
by John Kent

The Journey :

Another Year Is Dawning
by Frances Ridley Havergal

A Prayer for Vacation Days
by Molly Anderson Haley

A Few More Marchings

by Fanny J. Crosby

A Pool In the Wilderness
by Sarah Lynn Jackson

Come Ye
Yourselves Apart

by E. H. Bickersteth

Far Down the Ages Now
Horatius Bonar

He Goes Before
by J. Danson Smith

Jesus Loves Me
(for those over 40)
author unknown

Lord, Give Me Light
to Do Thy Work
Horatius Bonar

My Soul Finds Rest In Jesus
unknown  NEW

Not Growing Old
by John E. Roberts

Only to Know
by Allie Starbright

Pilgrims In the Wilderness
by Mary Bowley Peters

The Love of God, The End of Life
by William Cowper

Through Good Report and Evil, Lord  by Horatius Bonar

Thy Way, Not Mine, O Lord
Horatius Bonar

What Will it Matter?
by Fanny J. Crosby

God's Care for His Own :

A Debtor to Mercy Alone
by Augustus M. Toplady

A Thanksgiving for
Hard Things

by Mary Van Nattan

I Could Not Do
Without Thee

by Frances Ridley Havergal

In Heavenly Love Abiding
by Miss A. L. Waring

My Shepherd Will Supply
My Need
by Isaac Watts

O Love of God,
How Strong and True!

by Horatius Bonar

On Thee My Heart Is
by Theodore Monod

Our Sanctuary
by C. Medley

The Good Shepherd
by Mary Van Nattan

The Hiding Place
author unknown

The Prodigal's Return
by John Newton


God the Artist
by Angela Morgan


Sanctification &
Submission :

All Things Are Yours
Eva Travers Poole

A Sacrifice to God
by Mrs. James

Choosing the Better Part
by Philip Doddridge

I Bring my Sins to Thee
by Frances Ridley Havergal

I Want a Principle Within
by Charles Wesley

Lord, I Desire...
by Charitie Lees Smith

My Jesus, As Thou Wilt!
by Benjamin Schmolck

Old Things Are Passed Away
by John Newton

by William Cowper

The Fruit of the Spirit
by James Mountain

The Greatest Test
by Barbara Ryberg

The Waiting Soul
William Cowper

Without the Camp
by Mary E. Stephens

The Heart's Center
by Albert Midlane

Christ's Work for Us :

Himself He Could Not Save
by Albert Midlane

It Is Finished
by James Proctor

Jesus, Thy Blood and Righteousness
by Nicholaus von Zinzendorf

Not All the Blood
by Isaac Watts

On Calvary
by James G. Deck

Oh Lord, In Thee Believing
by J. G. Deck

On That Same Night Lord Jesus
by G. W. Fraser

Salvation's Source
by Beddome

by Mary E. Stephens

Stricken, Smitten and Afflicted
by Thomas Kelly

We Hear the Words of Love
by Horatius Bonar

Wonders of the Cross
by Isaac Watts

Fatherhood :

Little Eyes Upon You
author unknown

Only A Dad
author unknown

Walk A Little Plainer, Daddy
author unknown

Motherhood :

Mother's Question
author unknown

A Christian Mother's Life
by Mary E. Stephens


Happy the Home
by Henry Ware

Our Own
by Margaret E. Sangster



In Sorrow and Suffering:

A Secret Sorrow
by Mary E. Stephens

Disappointment -- His Appointment
by Edith Lillian Young

From Whence This Fear and Unbelief?
by Augustus M. Toplady

I Understand
by Sarah C. Umlauf

Jesus Knows Thy Sorrow
by W. O. Cushing

The Everlasting Arms
by A. B. Simpson

This Thing Is from Me
author unknown

Wait, and Murmur Not
by W. H. Bellamy



Prayer :

Far From Home - A Prayer
by Mary E. Stephens

The Mercy Seat
by H. Stowell

The Mercy Seat
by William Cowper

Lord, Teach Us How
to Pray

by James Montgomery

My Wish
J. Danson Smith

Heaven :

For Ever with the Lord!
by James Montgomery

It Is not Death to Die
by George W. Bethune

That Will Be Heaven for Me
by J. McGranahan

The Full Assurance of Hope
by Charles Wesley

Oh, for the Bliss of Heaven
by Mrs. C. F. Alexander

The Lights of Home
Fanny J. Crosby


Victory :

We Rest on Thee
by Edith Cherry

What Though the Accuser Roar!
by Whitlock Gandy

Life of the Soul
by Anne Steele

Worship and Praise:

Glory Be to Him Who Loved Us
Horatius Bonar

"It Passeth Knowledge"
by Mary Shekleton

Thee We Adore,
Eternal Lord!

author unknown

Short Poems
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Including serious and humorous
Updated May 2022


Not Works
by William Cowper



Bless the Hands and Hearts by Faith Sommers

Contentment by J. O. Fraser

Dare to Be Right by John B. Gough

Others May, You Cannot by G. D. Watson

Standing Alone

The Chasm by Mary Van Nattan Stephens

The Road That Leads Home author unknown

Thorns author unknown

What If? author unknown

A Poem and A Thought
Poems with relating devotional thoughts.

The Shadow of the Cross with Thoughts - by Annie Johnson Flint and Mary E. Stephens


Great Hymn Stories

No Greater Love
A page of poetry and scripture


graphics and background by Mary Stephens
updated 2020