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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. "
Reports - Page 354
by National Council of the Congregational Churches of the United States - 1915
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The Friendly Visitor, Volume 26

William Carus Wilson - 1844
...so he flourisheth." (Psalm ciii. IS.) 13. An Hand-breadth. " Behold, tliou hast made my days as an hand-breadth, and mine age is as nothing before thee...every man at his best state is altogether vanity." (Psalm xxxix. 5.) 14. Vanity. " I loathe it ; I would not live alway : let me alone ; for my days are...
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Prayers, and other services, in usum sacelli Erdingtoniensis, with ...

Birmingham sacellum Erdingtoniense - 1821
...was hot within me ; while I was musing the fire burned : then spake I with my tongue, 4 Lord, make me know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is ; that I may know how frail I am. 5 Behold, thou hast made my days as an hand-breadth, and mine age is as nothing before thee : verily...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

1863
...distinctly rise again to memory. But vain is the pride of beauty. The rose fades, and the lily is soiled. " Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of...every man at his best state is altogether vanity." But how cheering to glance at the memorial of another beloved one, " who departed this life, calmly...
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The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor: With a Life of ..., Volume 15

Jeremy Taylor, Reginald Heber - 1822
...preserve me from trouble : thou shalt compass me about with songs of deliverance. Lord, make me to know my end, and the measure of my days, what it is : that...hast made my days as a handbreadth, and mine age is nothing before thee : verily every man at his best state is altogether vanity. And now, O Lord, what...
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The Christian Remembrancer: A Quarterly Review, Volume 4

1822
...value. This sense of the words agrees exactly with the translation of them as we find it in the Bible. " Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of...days ; what it is, that I may know how frail I am. The sum and substance, indeed, of his request, is contained in the last verse of the Psalm ; an entreaty...
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The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor: With a Life of ..., Volume 8

Jeremy Taylor, Reginald Heber - 1822
...For I am ashamed of the sins I have desired, and am confounded for the pleasures that I have chosen. Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of...days, what it is : that I may know how frail I am, and that I may apply my heart unto wisdom. Withhold not thou thy tender mercies from me, O Lord : let...
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THE BIBLE CATECHISM

W. F. LLOYD - 1822
...surely every man is vanity. (39 P. 11.) ,12. Does he pray to be made sensible of his own frailty ? Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is: that I may know bow frail I am. 'Beheld, thou hast made my days as an hand-breadth, and mine age is as nothing before...
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Prayers for the Use of Families: Or, The Domestic Minister's Assistant

William Jay - 1822 - 286 pages
...weaver's shuttle, and are spent without hope. Thou hast made our days as an hand's breadth, nnd our age is as nothing before Thee: verily every man at his best state is altogether vanity. For our days, are not onlyfew, but full of evil. Anxieties perplex us ; dangers alarm us; infirmities...
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical ..., Volume 4

1822
...sense of the words agrees exactly with the translation of them as we find it in the Bible. " 1, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days ; what it is, tf>at I may know how frail I am. The sum and substance, indeed, of his request, is contained in the...
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The Bible Catechism, Arranged in Forty Divisions: All the Answers to the ...

1823 - 140 pages
...: surely every man is vanity. (39 P. 11.) 12. Does he pray to be made sensible of his own frailty? Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of...how frail I am. Behold, thou hast made my days as an hand-breadth, and mine age is as nothing before thee : verily, every man at his best state is altogether...
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