Hearts and Minds Unshadowed

O God,
you divide the day from the night.
Give us hearts and minds
unshadowed by the gloom of evil,
that we may think continually upon things
that are good and wholesome,
and be always pleasing in your sight;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Original Source: Gelasian Sacramentary

Source of this version: Modified from  http://newscriptorium.com/assets/docs/collects-and-prayers/prmanual.htm

Also found here:  Ancient Collects, and Other Prayers, ed. William Bright, 1902, p. 6 #2

Graphic, Gelasian Sacramentary, from Wikipedia.com

 

For over 150 years, Bright’s Ancient Collects has been a standard resource for classic Christian prayers. The New Ancient Collects is a complete revision and refreshing of all the prayers in Bright’s Ancient Collects with updated language. It is available in paperback and for Amazon Kindle from Amazon.com.

 

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pastorstratman

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

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