your heart is desolate;
when deep calleth unto deep, and all his waves and billows go over you;
when your complaint is bitter and your stroke is heavier than your groaning;
then, lift up your heart with your hands unto God in the heavens,
and, say: - It is well.
2 Kings 4:26
Even so Father; for so it seemed good in thy sight.
The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord.
It is the Lord;
behold, here am I, let him do to me as seemeth good unto him.
2 Samuel 15:261
- Let the redeemed of the Lord say so.
IT is better to go to the house of mourning than to the house of feasting, for that is the end of all men, and the living will lay it to his heart.
For the living know that they shall die.
O that they were wise, that they understood this, that they
would consider their latter end, and know how frail they are!
Consider this ye that forget God, lest he tear you in pieces and there be none to deliver;
and ye, who have a name that ye live, and are dead;
who have a form of godliness, but deny the power thereof;
2 Timothy 3:5
stand in awe and sin not, commune now with your own hearts and be still.
Behold our days are as an handbreadth, and our age is as nothing;
the time is short,
1 Corinthians 7:29
and the fashion of this world passeth away.
1 Corinthians 7:31
What then is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world and lose his own soul?
or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?
Every man at his best estate is altogether vanity. Every man walketh in a vain shew.
Men of high degree are vanity, and men of low degree are a lie;