Abraham Lincoln's Favorite Devotionals

August 29

Benefits of Affliction -- Teaches Our Frailty

Mine 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. Isa. 38:12

Lord, let me know mine end,
My days, how brief their date,
That I may timely comprehend
How frail my best estate.