But can he want the grape, who hath the wine?
I have their fruit and more.
Blessed be God, who prosper’d Noahs vine,
And made it bring forth grapes good store.
But much more him I must adore,
Who of the Laws sowre juice sweet wine did make,
Ev’n God himself being pressed for my sake.
Thursday, October 7, 2010
The Wine of God
George Herbert, (an extract from) "The Bunch of Grapes," in The Temple: