Deliver Our Hearts


O most merciful and gracious God,
hear our prayers,
and deliver our hearts
from the temptation of evil thoughts,
that by your goodness,
we may be a fitting dwelling for your Holy Spirit.

Source: Priest’s Prayer Book

Source of this version: Freely modified from Prayers Ancient and Modern
by Mary Wilder Tileston, Boston, Little Brown, 1914, p. 123 #1

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

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