Poem [Be like Jesus]; [?]; CT83.1567f


Poem [Be like Jesus]

About this object

Poem; a short poem, printed on paper, adhered to a cardboard backing with folding stand. The poem is titled 'Be like Jesus' and reads as follows:

Give me a faithful heart / Likeness to Thee, / That each departing day / Henceforth may see / Some work of love begun, / Some deed of kindness done, / Some wanderer sought and won, / Something for Thee.

Surrounding the text is a coloured image of a cottage beside a lake, a sailing boat and several people.



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Medium and Materials

processed material, paper
processed material, paper, cardboard

Inscription and Marks

Printed poem: "Be like Jesus. / -1 John 3. 2. / Who went about doing good. / -Acts 10. 38. / GIVE me a faithful heart / Likeness to Thee, / ..."


h 7mm x l 148mm x w 97mm

Subject and Association Keywords

religions. mythology. rationalism. religious life

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

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