Sustain Our Souls and Bodies

wilhelm_loeheLord God, heavenly Father,
we give you praise and thanks
for all your gifts and blessings.
Sustain our souls in true faith and knowledge of you,
just as you have now sustained our bodies.

Source: Wilhelm Löhe. Freely adapted from Seed Grains of Prayer, A Manual for Evangelical Christians, Wartburg Press, Chicago, 1914 (#25)

Note: Seed Grains of Prayer… has the note after this prayer, “(1562.)”



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

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