Psalm of the Day Bread of Life 15 November 2020
1Lord, you have been our | dwelling place*
in all gener- | ations.
2Before the mountains were brought forth,
or ever you had formed the earth | and the world,*
from everlasting to everlasting | you are God.
3You return | man to dust*
and say, “Return, O chil- | dren of man!”
4For a thousand years in your sight
are but as yesterday when | it is past,*
or as a watch | in the night.
5You sweep them away as | with a flood;*
they are like a dream,
like grass that is renewed in the | morning:
6in the morning it flourishes and | is renewed;*
in the evening it fades and | withers.
7For we are brought to an end by your | anger;*
by your wrath we | are dismayed.
8You have set our iniquities be- | fore you,*
our secret sins in the light of your | presence.
9For all our days pass away un- | der your wrath;*
we bring our years to an end | like a sigh.
10The years of our life are seventy,
or even by reason of strength | eighty;*
yet their span is but toil and trouble;
they are soon gone, and we | fly away.
11Who considers the power of your | anger,*
and your wrath according to the | fear of you?
12So teach us to number | our days*
that we may get a heart of | wisdom.