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" A thousand ages in Thy sight Are like an evening gone ; Short as the watch that ends the night, Before the rising sun. "
The Christian Psalmist: Or, Watt's Psalms and Hymns - Page 148
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The Ancient Laugh of God: Divine Encounters in Unlikely Places

J. Marshall Jenkins - Bibles - 1994 - 150 pages
...took me thirty-two years to hear the words of that hymn, but several Sundays ago I finally heard them: "A thousand ages in Thy sight Are like an evening...as the watch that ends the night Before the rising sun." I remembered the thousand ages I saw in the earth's crust rising by the highway, how I could...
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Amazing Grace: Hymn Texts for Devotional Use

Bertus Frederick Polman, Marilyn Kay Stulken, James Rawlings Sydnor - Religion - 1994 - 310 pages
...order stood, Or earth received its frame, From everlasting thou art God, To endless years the same. A thousand ages in thy sight Are like an evening gone;...as the watch that ends the night Before the rising sun. Time, like an ever rolling stream, Soon bears us all away; We fly forgotten, as a dream Dies at...
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Common Hymnsense

Madeleine Forell Marshall - Music - 1995 - 204 pages
...order stood, Or Earth receiv'd her Frame, From everlasting Thou art God, To endless Years the same. 4. Thy Word commands our Flesh to Dust, Return, ye...as the Watch that ends the Night Before the rising Sun. 6. The busy Tribes of Flesh and Blood With all their Lives and Cares Are carried downwards by...
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Castle of Days

Gene Wolfe - Fiction - 1995 - 447 pages
...cover, and begin to read, before you ever come to the text proper you will strike four lines of verse: A thousand ages in thy sight Are like an evening gone;...as the watch that ends the night Before the rising sun. All four of the volumes are prefaced by similar epigraphs. Since the publication of Shadow, I...
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The One Year Book of Hymns

Robert K. Brown, Mark R. Norton, Randy Petersen, William J. Petersen - Religion - 1995 - 750 pages
...order stood. Or earth received her frame, From everlasting Thou art God, To endless years the same. A thousand ages in Thy sight Are like an evening gone;...as the watch that ends the night. Before the rising sun. Time, like an ever-rolling stream, Bears all its sons away; They fly, forgotten, as a dream Dies...
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Locations of the Sacred: Essays on Religion, Literature, and Canadian Culture

William Closson James - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 270 pages
...MacLennan's novel is, of course, to be found in a line of Isaac Watts' paraphrase of the Ninetieth Psalm: "A thousand ages in thy sight / Are like an evening...the watch that ends the night / Before the rising sun." The entire psalm, referred to several times in the novel, is a meditation on the brevity of life...
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Faith and Fiction: A Theological Critique of the Narrative Strategies of ...

Barbara Pell, Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 141 pages
...transcendence which is foreshadowed in the title, taken from the old Protestant hymn based on Psalm 90: A thousand ages in thy sight Are like an evening gone....as the watch that ends the night Before the rising sun. O God, our help in ages past, Our hope for years to come; Be thou our guard while troubles last,...
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All Will Be Well: A Gathering of Healing Prayers

Lyn Klug - Religion - 1998 - 176 pages
...order stood, Or earth receiv'd her frame, From everlasting thou art God, To endless years the same. A thousand ages in thy sight Are like an evening gone;...as the watch that ends the night Before the rising sun. Our God, our help in ages past, Our hope for years to come, Be thou our guard while troubles last,...
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Gadsby's Catechism

William Gadsby - Catechisms, English - 1995 - 936 pages
...order stood, Or earth received her frame From everlasting thou art God, To endless years the same. 4 [Thy word commands our flesh to dust, "Return, ye...as the watch that ends the night, Before the rising sun. 6 Time, like an ever-rolling stream, 7 O God, our Help in ages past, Our Hope for years to come,...
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Give Us This Day: The Story of Prayer

Rufus Goodwin - Religion - 1999 - 233 pages
...order stood, Or earth received her frame, From everlasting you are God, To endless years the same. A thousand ages in thy sight Are like an evening gone;...as the watch that ends the night Before the rising sun. — "O God, Our Help in Ages Past " Amazing Grace! How sweet the sound, that saved and strengthened...
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