The Private Devotions of Lancelot Andrewes: A New Edition

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Page 71 - Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches ; feed me with food convenient for me: lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, Who is the Lord? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.
Page 193 - COME, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire, And lighten with celestial fire. Thou the anointing Spirit art, Who dost thy seven-fold gifts impart. Thy blessed Unction from above, Is comfort, life, and fire of love. Enable with perpetual light The dulness of our blinded sight.
Page 172 - For the grave cannot praise thee, death cannot celebrate thee: They that go down into the pit cannot hope for thy truth. The living, the living, he shall praise thee, as I do this day: The father to the children shall make known thy truth.
Page 57 - What profit is there in my blood, when I go down to the pit ? Shall the dust praise thee ? shall it declare thy truth ? 10 Hear, O LORD, and have mercy upon me : LORD, be thou my helper.
Page 174 - Howbeit for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus Christ might shew forth all long-suffering, for a pattern to them which should hereafter believe on him to life everlasting.
Page 63 - The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.
Page 260 - OUT of the deep have I called unto thee, O LORD ; LORD, hear my voice. 0 let thine ears consider well the voice of my complaint. If thou, LORD, wilt be extreme to mark what is done amiss; O LORD, who may abide it ? For there is mercy with thee: therefore shalt thou be feared.
Page 47 - HOW long wilt thou forget me, O LORD; for ever? how long wilt thou hide thy face from me?
Page 211 - Hearken unto me, O house of Jacob, and all the remnant of the house of Israel, which are borne by me from the belly, which are carried from the womb; 'and even to your old age I am he; and even to hoar hairs will I carry you: I have made, and I will bear; even I will carry, and will deliver you.
Page 169 - LORD, truly I am thy servant; I am thy servant, and the son of thine handmaid : thou hast loosed my bonds.

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