A Blessing of St. Augustine

220px-sandro_botticelli_050Grant, O God, of your mercy, that we may come to everlasting life, and there beholding your glory as it is, may equally say:
Glory to the Father who created us,
Glory to the + Son who redeemed us,
Glory to the Holy Spirit who sanctified us.
Glory to the most high and undivided Trinity, whose works are inseparable, whose kingdom without end abides, from age to age forever. Amen.

Source: a personal prayer of St. Augustine of Hippo, 354-430, in Oden, Ancient Christian Devotional

Also found here: A Lutheran Prayer Book, ed. Doberstein, © 1960 Muhlenberg Press, Philadelphia PA

Graphic by Sandro Botticeli from Wikipedia.com.



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Lutheran pastor and musician serving St. Stephen's in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.

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