Evening Prayer

6069369723_ee697728eb_z_dGuide us waking, O Lord,
and guard us sleeping;
that awake we may watch with Christ,
and asleep we may rest in peace.

Source: Compline , Sarum Breviary

Source of this version: http://bcponline.org/DailyOffice/compline.html

Variant:

Save us, O Lord, while waking,
and guard us while sleeping;
that awake we may watch with Christ,
and asleep we may rest in peace.

Source of this version: https://www.churchofengland.org/prayer-worship/worship/texts/daily2/night/compline.aspx

Graphic: Page from an English Psalter, from Flickr, Walters Art Museum, Public Domain.

 

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pastorstratman

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

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