Three Dollars Worth of God

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I would like to buy $3 worth of God, please.

Not enough to explode my soul
    or disturb my sleep,
        but just enough to equal a cup of warm milk
            or a snooze in the sunshine.

I don’t want enough of God
    to make me love a black man
        or pick beets with a migrant.

I want ecstasy,
    not transformation.

I want warmth of the womb,
    not a new birth.

I want a pound of the Eternal in a paper sack.

I would like to buy $3 worth of God, please.

—Wilbur Reese

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There neither is, nor ever was, in the world, nor ever shall be, the least dram of holiness but what, flowing from Jesus Christ, is communicated by the Sprit, according to the truth and promise of the gospel.

— John Owen

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