The Shortness Of Time
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teach us to keep account of our days so we may develop inner wisdom.
So be glad, heavens, and those who live in them! How terrible it is for the earth and the sea, because the Devil has come down to you, filled with rage, knowing that his time is short!"
This is what I mean, brothers: The time is short. From now on, those who have wives should live as though they had none,
Why is it that when I came, no one was there? Why was there no answer when I called? Was my arm too short to redeem you? Do I lack the strength to rescue you? Look! By my mere rebuke I dry up the sea, I turn rivers into a desert. Their fish stink for lack of water and die of thirst.
He told me, "These words are trustworthy and true. The Lord God of the spirits and of the prophets has sent his messenger to show his servants the things that must happen soon."
For "All human life is like grass, and all its glory is like a flower in the grass. The grass dries up and the flower drops off,
You do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes.