Have you ever stopped to think
Taken one thought about the Lord;
Or considered this Earth you stand upon
Did you ever read in God's Word ?
That there are three heavens;
The first contains the air
The second holds the whirling spheres
The third ? well God dwells there.
In the first there are the clouds
The winds that blow, the rain
Where birds fly on a summers day
And sing their sweet refrain.
In the second there is the sun
The moon and stars at night
This heaven bears the spinning orbs;
Appoints their path of flight.
In the third God does dwell
Above all time and space;
Who controls all things by his great hand
And sustains all by his grace.
2 Corinthians 12:1-5
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