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" Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is; that I may know how frail I am. "
The Christian Remembrancer: A Quarterly Review - Page 2
1822
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The Christian's Consolations Against the Fears of Death: With Seasonable ...

Charles Drelincourt - 1824 - 612 pages
...lift up our hands and hearts, without ceasing unto God, and say unto him with the royal Psalmist, " Lord, make " me to know mine end, and the measure...days, " what it is ; that I may know how frail I am," Psal. xxxix. 4 ; and with the prophet Moses, " So teach us to " number our days, that we may apply...
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Sermons and plans of sermons, on many of the most important texts of ..., Part 1

Joseph Benson - 1824
...teaches us by his Spirit. This we must pray for most fervently. Thus David, (Psal. xxxix. 4,) " LOuD, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is ; that I may know how frail I am." He does not ask to know how long he should live, and when he should die. He could not in faith pray...
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The Children's friend [ed.] by W.C. Wilson [and others].

William Carus Wilson - 1829
...shepherd to be a king. Shall 1 hegin ? 39th Psalm 4th verse : " Lori/, make me to kftozv mine end, awl the measure of my days, what it is : that I may know how frail I am." M. Do not you think it strange that David should wish to know " the measure of his days," that is,...
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Sermons on various subjects

Thomas Rennell - 1825 - 448 pages
...how long he has to live ;" that he may know and feel how short a space even the longest life affords for the exercise of piety and obedience ; and that...among us, who knows that he is " a stranger only and a sojourner upon earth, as all his fathers were." The entreaty is this, " O spare me a little that I...
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The cottage Bible and family expositor; the authorized tr., with ..., Volume 2

Thomas Williams (Calvinist preacher) - 1825
...stirred. 3 My heart was hot within me, while I was musing the fire burned : then spake I with my tongue. 4 e thickets of the forest with iron, and Lebanon shall fall by a mighty one. (K) CHAP. 5 Behold, thou hast made my days as an handbreadth; andinine age is as nothing before thee ; verily...
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The Whole Works of the Most Reverend Father in God, Robert ..., Volume 2

Robert Leighton (abp. of Glasgow), John Norman Pearson - 1825
...empty them there, they shall return in wine of strong consolation. Ver. 4. Now David's request is, Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of...days, what it is : that I may know how frail I am. In which he does not desire a response from God about the day of his death, but instruction VoL. II....
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Psalms according to the authorized version, to which is added, An essay upon ...

Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck - 1825
...3. My heart was hot within me, while I was musing the fire burned : then spake I with my tongue, 4. Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of...days, what it is; that I may know how frail I am. 5. Behold, thou hast made my days us an handbreadth ; and mine age is as nothing before thee : verily...
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The Whole Works of Robert Leighton, Archbishop of Glasgow: To ..., Volume 2

Robert Leighton, John Norman Pearson - 1825
...empty them there, they shall return in wine of strong consolation. Ver. 4*. Now David's request is, Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of...days, what it is : that I may know how frail I am. In which he does not desire a response from God about the day of his death, but instruction VOL. II....
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Hele's Select offices of private devotion

Richard Hele - 1825 - 546 pages
...determined ; the number of his months are with Thee ; Thou hast appointed his bounds that he cannot pass c. Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what is it ; that I may know how frail I am. Behold, Thou hast made my days as an handbreadth, and mine...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 34

1826
...these ! and how far wiser the man, who, considering his latter end, offers the Psalmist's prayer, " Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of...days, what it is ; that I may know how frail I am." (Ps. xxxix. 4.) But again, the man, who would rightly number his days, will be chiefly anxious to do...
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