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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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A discourse on prayer

John Thornton - 1824
...insensibly break forth into prayer. " While I was musing, the fire burned ; then spake I with my tongue, Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of...days what it is, that I may know how frail I am." And if you would have the fire of devotion, which now perhaps is covered with ashes and nearly extinct,...
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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns: From Various Authors : Designed for Public ...

1824 - 579 pages
...!!> v,. i .... TAHW . TIME AND ETEHNITY., 522. The Shortness of Time and Frailly of Man. LM LORD, make me to know mine end, and the measure of...days, what it is ; that I may know how frail I' am, &c PSALM xxxix. 4, &c. ALMIGHTY maker of my frame, Teach me the measure of my days ! Teach me to...
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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
...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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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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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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Essays on the Evidences, Doctrines, and Practical Operation of Christianity

Joseph John Gurney - 1825 - 566 pages
...hastening, as the volume of Scripture. " Behold thou hast made my days as an handbreadth," said David, " and mine age is as nothing before thee : verily every man at his best state is altogether vanity :" Ps. xxxix, 5 ; camp, xc, 9, 10. "All flesh is grass, and all the goodlincss thereof is as the flower...
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