An Advent Prayer

Advent 1

Rise in our hearts,
Sun of Righteousness,
and enlighten us with the brightness of your coming,
that we who rejoice in the word of your promise,
may not be ashamed when you come again in glory;
through the mercy of our God,
who is blessed,
and lives and rules all things.

Source: Mozarabic Rite

Source of this version: Freely modified from A Book of Prayers: Together with Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Ancient and Modern, Ed. Charles Leffingwell, Morehouse Publishing Company, 1921, p. 90 #3


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

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