Remember Your Church

Remember, Lord, your Church,
deliver it from all evil
and make it perfect in your love,
and gather it from the four winds,
sanctified for the kingdom
which you have prepared for it;
for yours is the power and the glory for ever.

Source: The Didache

Source of this version: Freely adapted from

Also found here:

“Deliver…from evil” and “yours is the power and the glory…” are references to Lord’s Prayer.

“From the four winds…” is a reference to Matthew 24:31

“The kingdom which you have prepared” is a reference to Matthew 25:34

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

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