Rescue Us from Captivity

O Lord,
look on us in your mercy
and help us to choose the way of peace.
Rescue us from the captivity of our sin,
lift its oppression,
and lead us to dwell in your heavenly Jerusalem;
through Jesus Christ.

Source: Sarum Rite

Source of this version: Freely modified from Prayers Ancient and Modern
by Mary Wilder Tileston, Boston, Little Brown, 1914, p. 54 #2



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

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