Shall I thus requite the Lord for the innumerable mercies bestowed upon me?
I guess I should be thankful for small mercies.
Have mercy upon me, 0 Lord; oh save me for thy mercies ' sake.
mercys would leave the NHS to the tender mercies of the market.
thankful for small mercies.
twa sons tae the mither in laws tender mercies.
vanity do not forsake your own mercies, for lying vanities.
It contains three divisions dealing with (1) man's sin, misery, redemption, (2) the Trinity, (3) thankfulness, under which is included all practical Christian life lived in gratitude for mercies received.
Leavin ma twa sons tae the mither in laws tender mercies.
Now, do not forsake your own mercies, for lying vanities.
Release Me Sam finds himself at MaryAnn's not-so-tender mercies.
Defeated by her own witch, Katherine was left at Damon's mercies and he locked her in the tomb.
He is charged with being, under these orders, the only governor-general who diminished the area of British territory, and with violating engagements by abandoning the Rajput chiefs to the tender mercies of Holkar and Sindhia.
He also made many songs of the terrors of the coming judgment, of the horrors of hell and the sweetness of heaven; and of the mercies and the judgments of God."
The Europeans, under John Zephaniah Holwell, who remained were compelled, after a short resistance, to surrender themselves to the mercies of the young prince.
The cheerful, almost jovial, tone of his letters to Stella evinces his full contentment, nor was he one to be moved to gratitude for small mercies.
The word is used in a liturgical sense for an office commending the souls of the dying and dead to the mercies of God.
I am grateful for small mercies and the luxury of a western lifestyle.
bowels of compassion are stirred: his mercies are overflowing.
fetid atmosphere, we should be thankful for small mercies.
Remember, O Lord, thy tender mercies and Thy loving kindnesses, for they have ever been of old.
In the second instance, while the Hebrew says that the man who rebels against his Heavenly Benefactor will a fortiori rebel against a human benefactor, the Greek text gives a cynical turn to the verse, "Let the man who rebels against his true benefactor be punished through the tender mercies of a quack."
Finally, let it be always by the mercies of God that you are moved to present yourselves a sacrifice of thanksgiving to him.
That that wrath must be followed by fresh mercies is not in itself a new thought, but only the necessary expression of the inherited conviction that Yahweh whom they preach as the judge of all the earth, is nevertheless, as past history has proved, the God who has chosen Israel as His people.
The result was a whole series of wars with the Teutonic Order, which now acknowledged Swidrygiello, another brother of Jagiello, as grand-duke of Lithuania; and though Swidrygiello was defeated and driven out by Witowt, the Order retained possession of Samogitia, and their barbarous methods of "converting" the wretched inhabitants finally induced Witowt to rescue his fellow-countrymen at any cost from the tender mercies of the knights.
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