The Psalms in Human Life

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E.P. Dutton & Company, 1903 - Bible - 331 pages
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Page 175 - I have lived, Sir, a long time ; and, the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth, that GOD governs in the affairs of men. And, if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without his notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without his aid 1 We have been assured, Sir, in the Sacred Writings, that, 'except the Lord build the house, they labor in vain that build it...
Page ii - WILL BE PLEASED TO SEND FREELY TO ALL APPLICANTS A LIST OF THE PUBLISHED AND PROJECTED VOLUMES TO BE COMPRISED UNDER THE FOLLOWING TWELVE HEADINGS...
Page 269 - O LORD, rebuke me not in thine anger, neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure. Have mercy upon me, O Lord; for I am weak : O Lord, heal me ; for my bones are vexed. My soul is also sore vexed : but thou, O Lord how long? Return, O Lord, deliver my soul : oh save me for thy mercies
Page 100 - I pray you Master Lieutenant, see me safe up, and for my coming down let me shift for myself.
Page 174 - In the beginning of the contest with Britain, when we were sensible of danger, we had daily prayers in this room for the divine protection. Our prayers, Sir, were heard; and they were graciously answered. All of us, who were engaged in the struggle, must have observed frequent instances of a superintending Providence in our favor.
Page 221 - I will remember thy name from one generation to another : therefore shall the people give thanks unto thee, world without end. PSALM XL VI.—DC us noster refugium. OD is our hope and strength : a very present help in trouble. Therefore will we not fear, though the earth be moved : and though the hills be carried into the midst of the sea.
Page 95 - A safe stronghold our God is still, A trusty shield and weapon ; He'll help us clear from all the ill That hath us now o'ertaken. The ancient Prince of Hell Hath risen with purpose fell ; Strong mail of Craft and Power He weareth in this hour, On Earth is not his fellow.
Page 95 - Look grim as e'er he will, He harms us not a whit : For why ] His doom is writ, A word shall quickly slay him. God's "Word, for all their craft and force, One moment will not linger, But spite of Hell, shall have its course, 'Tis written by his finger. And though they take our life, Goods, honour, children, wife, Yet is their profit small ; These things shall vanish all, The City of God remaineth.
Page 189 - Lo, children and the fruit of the womb : are an heritage and gift that cometh of the Lord.
Page 182 - Deliver me out of the mire, and let me not sink: let me be delivered from them that hate me, and out of the deep waters. Let not the waterflood overflow me, neither let the deep swallow me up: and let not the pit shut her mouth upon me.

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