[The Temple, Detail of Model]from The Temple (1633), by George Herbert:


Coloss. 3. 3.

Our life is hid with Christ in God.

MY words & thoughts do both expresse this notion,
That Life hath with the sun a double motion.
The first  Is straight, and our diurnall friend,
The   other   Hid  and doth obliquely bend.
One  life is wrapt  In flesh, and tends to earth:
The other winds towards Him, whose happie birth
Taught  me  to  live  here  so, That  still one eye
Should aim and shoot at that which Is on high:
Quitting    with    daily    labour   all    My  pleasure,
To    gain    at    harvest     an     eternall     Treasure.

Colossians 3:3 For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God. [The King James Version, (Cambridge: Cambridge) 1769.] For other Bible versions and commentary see The World Wide Study Bible.

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