Scatter All the Darkness

6069369723_ee697728eb_z_dAlmighty God,
you have placed the day-star in the heavens.
When it rises it scatters the night
and restores morning to the world.
Fill us with your mercy,
enlighten us,
and scatter all the darkness of our sins;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Source: Sarum Rite

Source of this version: Freely modified from Prayers Ancient and Modern
by Mary Wilder Tileston, Boston, Little Brown, 1914, p. 347 #2

Graphic: Page from an English Psalter, from Flickr, Walters Art Museum, Public Domain.



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

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