As Watchmen Wait for the Morning

As watchmen wait for the morning,
so do our souls long for you, O Christ.
Come with the dawning of the day,
and make yourself known to us in the breaking of bread;
for you are our God for ever and ever.
Amen.

Source: Mozarabic Rite

Source of this version: https://attentiontothemoment.wordpress.com/2010/04/26/the-mozarabic-sacramentary/

Also found here: http://1stholistic.com/Spl_prayers/prayer_mozarabic-morning-prayer.htm

“As watchmen wait for the morning,” is a reference to Psalm 130:6

“make yourself known to us in the breaking of bread” is a reference to Luke 24:35

 

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pastorstratman

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

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