The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the United Churc
General Books, 2013 - 196 sider
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1829 edition. Excerpt: ...nothing: I kept silence, yea, even from good words; but it was pain and grief to me. 4 My heart was hot within me, and while I was thus musing the fire kindled: and at the last I spake with my tongue; 5 Lord, let me know mine end, and the number of my days: that I may be certified how long I have to live. 6 Behold, thou hast made my days as it were a span long: and mine age is even as nothing in respect of thee; and verily every man living is altogether vanity. 7 For man walketh in a vain shadow, and disquieteth himself in vain: he heapeth up riches, and cannot tell who shall gather them. 8 And now, Lord, what is my hope: truly my hope is even in thee. 9 Deliver me from all mine offences: and make me not a rebuke unto the foolish. 10 I became dumb, and opened not my mouth: for it was thy doing. 11 Take thy plague away from me: I am even consumed by the means of thy heavy hand. 12 When thou with rebukes dost chasten man for sin, thou makest his beauty to consume away, like as it were a moth fretting a garment: every man therefore is but vanity. 13 Hear my prayer, O Lord, and with thine ears consider my calling: hold not thy peace at my tears. 14 For I am a stranger with thee: and a sojourner, as all my fathers were. 15 O spare me a little, that I may recover my strength: before I go hence, and be no more seen. Psal. xl. Expectans expectavi. I WAITED patiently for the Lord: and he inclined unto me, and heard my calling. 2 He brought me also out of the horrible pit, out of the mire and clay: and set my feet upon the rock, and ordered my goings. 3 And he hath put a new song in my mouth: even a thanksgiving unto our God. 4 Many shall see it, and fear: and shall put their trust in the Lord. 5 Blessed is the man that hath set his hope in the...