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Genesis 18:27
And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken on me to speak to the LORD, which am but dust and ashes:
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Genesis 47:9
And Jacob said to Pharaoh, The days of the years of my pilgrimage are an hundred and thirty years: few and evil have the days of the years of my life been, and have not attained to the days of the years of the life of my fathers in the days of their pilgrimage.
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1 Samuel 20:3
And David swore moreover, and said, Your father certainly knows that I have found grace in your eyes; and he said, Let not Jonathan know this, lest he be grieved: but truly as the LORD lives, and as your soul lives, there is but a step between me and death.
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2 Samuel 14:14
For we must needs die, and are as water spilt on the ground, which cannot be gathered up again; neither does God respect any person: yet does he devise means, that his banished be not expelled from him.
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1 Chronicles 29:15
For we are strangers before you, and sojourners, as were all our fathers: our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is none abiding.
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Job 4:19-21
How much less in them that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, which are crushed before the moth?
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Job 7:6-10,17
My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle, and are spent without hope.
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Job 8:9
(For we are but of yesterday, and know nothing, because our days on earth are a shadow:)
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Job 9:25,26
Now my days are swifter than a post: they flee away, they see no good.
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Job 10:9,20,21
Remember, I beseech you, that you have made me as the clay; and will you bring me into dust again?
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Job 13:12,25,28
Your remembrances are like to ashes, your bodies to bodies of clay.
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Job 14:1,2
Man that is born of a woman is of few days and full of trouble.
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Job 17:1
My breath is corrupt, my days are extinct, the graves are ready for me.
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Psalm 22:29
All they that be fat on earth shall eat and worship: all they that go down to the dust shall bow before him: and none can keep alive his own soul.
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Psalm 39:4-6,11
LORD, make me to know my end, and the measure of my days, what it is: that I may know how frail I am.
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Psalm 78:39
For he remembered that they were but flesh; a wind that passes away, and comes not again.
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Psalm 89:47,48
Remember how short my time is: why have you made all men in vain?
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Psalm 90:3,5,6,9,10
You turn man to destruction; and say, Return, you children of men.
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Psalm 102:11
My days are like a shadow that declines; and I am withered like grass.
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Psalm 103:14-16
For he knows our frame; he remembers that we are dust.
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Psalm 144:3,4
LORD, what is man, that you take knowledge of him! or the son of man, that you make account of him!
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Psalm 146:4
His breath goes forth, he returns to his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish.
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Proverbs 27:1
Boast not yourself of to morrow; for you know not what a day may bring forth.
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Ecclesiastes 1:4
One generation passes away, and another generation comes: but the earth stays for ever.
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Ecclesiastes 6:12
For who knows what is good for man in this life, all the days of his vain life which he spends as a shadow? for who can tell a man what shall be after him under the sun?
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Isaiah 2:22
Cease you from man, whose breath is in his nostrils: for wherein is he to be accounted of ?
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Isaiah 38:12
My age is departed, and is removed from me as a shepherd's tent: I have cut off like a weaver my life: he will cut me off with pining sickness: from day even to night will you make an end of me.
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Isaiah 40:6,7,24
The voice said, Cry. And he said, What shall I cry? All flesh is grass, and all the goodliness thereof is as the flower of the field:
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Isaiah 50:9
Behold, the Lord GOD will help me; who is he that shall condemn me? see, they all shall wax old as a garment; the moth shall eat them up.
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Isaiah 51:8,12
For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool: but my righteousness shall be for ever, and my salvation from generation to generation.
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Isaiah 64:6
But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.
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James 1:10,11
But the rich, in that he is made low: because as the flower of the grass he shall pass away.
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James 4:14
Whereas you know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor, that appears for a little time, and then vanishes away.
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1 Peter 1:24
For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass wither, and the flower thereof falls away:
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Christianity
... Side by side with the certainty of death are two things which give it emphasis:
the brevity of life and its uncertainty. How brief it is! ...
/.../haldeman/christ christianity and the bible/christianity.htm

The Power of an Endless Life
... all our efforts, and designs, by the dark mystery of bodily death; the uncertainty
and the brevity of earthly ... A life without hope is a life without God. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/van dyke/what peace means/iii the power of an.htm

"What is Your Life?"
... He wanted the thought of the shortness and uncertainty of life to ... But they who measure
life by its minutes have nothing to say of its brevity; for their ...
//christianbookshelf.org/drummond/the ideal life/what is your life.htm

Life and Works of Rufinus with Jerome's Apology Against Rufinus.
... Life and Works of Rufinus with Jerome's Apology Against Rufinus ... I had intended on
this single article of the resurrection, through fear lest by brevity I should ...
/.../various/life and works of rufinus with jeromes apology against rufinus /

God's Will About the Future
... where nothing is certain but uncertainty? Besides, the folly is seen in the fact
of the frailty of our lives, and the brevity of them. "What is your life? ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 38 1892/gods will about the future.htm

Writings of Rufinus. Preface to the Commentary on the Benedictions ...
Life and Works of Rufinus with Jerome's Apology Against ... the disquiet of your anxiety
and the uncertainty caused by ... a matter can be treated with brevity, I will ...
/.../writings of rufinus preface to.htm

To the Right Honourable the Earl of Lichfield.
... A blaze betokens brevity of life: ... Who travel under cover, Death assumes. The name
and look of life, and dwells among us. ... In death's uncertainty thy danger lies. ...
/.../young/youngs night thoughts/to the right honourable the.htm

Book iv. --Of Marcion's Antitheses.
... With our whole heart after eternal life. ... their punctuation, of various renderings,
which for brevity's sake I ... any meaning must be a matter of some uncertainty. ...
/.../book iv of marcions antitheses.htm

The Pentateuch.
... But this grows simply out of the brevity of the ... of his son, deducting the same from
his life afterwards. ... of the Septuagint; (3) that any uncertainty which may ...
/.../barrows/companion to the bible/chapter xix the pentateuch.htm

Chapter xxv
... Since very great uncertainty surrounds the identity of the ... should at once cause Rebekah
to despair of life. ... the promise is pregnant in its brevity: two peoples ...
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Subtopics

Biology

Eternal Life: Cannot be Inherited by Works

Eternal Life: Christ Is

Eternal Life: Exhortation to Seek

Eternal Life: Given by Christ

Eternal Life: Given by God

Eternal Life: Given in Answer to Prayer

Eternal Life: Given in Christ

Eternal Life: Given: Through Christ

Eternal Life: Given: To all Given to Christ

Eternal Life: Given: To Those Who Believe in Christ

Eternal Life: Given: To Those Who Believe in God

Eternal Life: Given: To Those Who Hate Life for Christ

Eternal Life: Results From: Drinking the Water of Life

Eternal Life: Results From: Eating of the Tree of Life

Eternal Life: Results From: Eating the Bread of Life

Eternal Life: Revealed by Christ

Eternal Life: Revealed in the Scriptures

Eternal Life: Saints are Preserved To

Eternal Life: Saints: Have Hope of

Eternal Life: Saints: Have Promises of

Eternal Life: Saints: Look for the Mercy of God To

Eternal Life: Saints: May Have Assurance of

Eternal Life: Saints: Shall Go Into

Eternal Life: Saints: Shall Inherit

Eternal Life: Saints: Shall Reap, Through the Spirit

Eternal Life: Saints: Shall Reign In

Eternal Life: Saints: Shall Rise To

Eternal Life: Saints: should Lay Hold of

Eternal Life: The Self-Righteous Think to Inherit, by Works

Eternal Life: The Wicked: Have Not

Eternal Life: The Wicked: Judge Themselves Unworthy of

Eternal Life: They Who are Ordained To, Believe the Gospel

Eternal Life: To Know God and Christ Is

Life

Life After Death

Life and Godliness

Life of Christ

Life: (Sacredness of, an Inference from What is Taught in the Law Concerning Murder): Elijah

Life: (Sacredness of, an Inference from What is Taught in the Law Concerning Murder): Hated

Life: (Sacredness of, an Inference from What is Taught in the Law Concerning Murder): Jeremiah

Life: (Sacredness of, an Inference from What is Taught in the Law Concerning Murder): Job

Life: (Sacredness of, an Inference from What is Taught in the Law Concerning Murder): Jonah

Life: (Sacredness of, an Inference from What is Taught in the Law Concerning Murder): Vanity of

Life: Breath of

Life: Brevity and Uncertainty of

Life: Called Spirit of God

Life: Everlasting

Life: from God

Life: Life of Christ, a Ransom

Life: Long Life Promised to Obedient Children

Life: Spiritual

Life: The One Who Loses It Will Save It

Life: To be Hated for Christ's Sake

Life: To Those Who Keep the Commandments

Life: Tree of

Life: What Can a Man Give in Exchange For

Natural Life is Compared to a Dream

Natural Life is Compared to a Flower

Natural Life is Compared to a Hand-Breadth

Natural Life is Compared to a Pilgrimage

Natural Life is Compared to a Shadow

Natural Life is Compared to a Shepherd's Tent Removed

Natural Life is Compared to a Sleep

Natural Life is Compared to a Swift Post

Natural Life is Compared to a Swift Ship

Natural Life is Compared to a Tale Told

Natural Life is Compared to a Thread Cut by the Weaver

Natural Life is Compared to a Vapour

Natural Life is Compared to a Weaver's Shuttle

Natural Life is Compared to an Eagle Hasting to the Prey

Natural Life is Compared to Grass

Natural Life is Compared to Water Spilt on the Ground

Natural Life is Compared to Wind

Natural Life is in the Hand of God

Natural Life of Others, not to be Taken Away

Natural Life of Saints, Specially Protected by God

Natural Life of the Wicked, not Specially Protected by God

Natural Life: Be not Over-Anxious to Provide for Its Wants

Natural Life: Be Thankful For: The Preservation of

Natural Life: Be Thankful For: The Supply of Its Wants

Natural Life: Cares and Pleasures of, Dangerous

Natural Life: Forfeited by Sin

Natural Life: Full of Trouble

Natural Life: God is the Author of

Natural Life: God Preserves

Natural Life: God's Loving-Kindness Better Than

Natural Life: Limited

Natural Life: Miraculously Restored by Christ

Natural Life: Obedience to God, Tends to Prolong

Natural Life: Obedience to Parents, Tends to Prolong

Natural Life: Preserved by Discretion

Natural Life: Saints Have True Enjoyment of

Natural Life: Short

Natural Life: Shortness of, should Lead to Spiritual Improvement

Natural Life: should be Laid Down, If Necessary, for Christ

Natural Life: should be Laid Down, If Necessary, for the Brethren

Natural Life: should be Spent in Doing Good

Natural Life: should be Spent in Living to God

Natural Life: should be Spent in Peace

Natural Life: should be Spent in The Fear of God

Natural Life: should be Spent in The Service of God

Natural Life: should be Taken all Due Care of

Natural Life: Sometimes Judicially Shortened

Natural Life: Sometimes Prolonged, in Answer to Prayer

Natural Life: The Dissatisfied Despise

Natural Life: The Enjoyment of, Consists not in Abundance of Possessions

Natural Life: The Value of

Natural Life: The Wicked Have Their Portion of Good, During

Natural Life: Uncertain

Natural Life: Vain

Natural Life: we Know not What is Good for Us In

Spiritual Life is Described as a Life to God

Spiritual Life is Described as Living in the Spirit

Spiritual Life is Described as Newness of Life

Spiritual Life is Hidden With Christ

Spiritual Life is Maintained by Christ

Spiritual Life is Maintained by Faith

Spiritual Life is Maintained by Prayer

Spiritual Life is Maintained by The Word of God

Spiritual Life: All Saints Have

Spiritual Life: Christ is the Author of

Spiritual Life: Evidenced by Love to the Brethren

Spiritual Life: God is the Author of

Spiritual Life: Has Its Infancy

Spiritual Life: Has Its Maturity

Spiritual Life: Has Its Origin in the New-Birth

Spiritual Life: Has Its Youth

Spiritual Life: Hypocrites Destitute of

Spiritual Life: Illustrated

Spiritual Life: Lovers of Pleasure Destitute of

Spiritual Life: Pray for the Increase of

Spiritual Life: Revived by God

Spiritual Life: Saints Praise God For

Spiritual Life: Seek to Grow In

Spiritual Life: should Animate the Services of Saints

Spiritual Life: Spiritual-Mindedness Is

Spiritual Life: The Fear of God Is

Spiritual Life: The Holy Spirit is the Author of

Spiritual Life: The Wicked Alienated From

Spiritual Life: The Word of God is the Instrument of

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