A Morning Prayer

I arise in the name of my Lord Jesus Christ, the crucified,
who has redeemed me with his precious blood.
May he guard me from evil,
preserve me in body and soul,
and give me what will further and strengthen me
in all good to everlasting life.

Source: Freely adapted from Seed Grains of Prayer, A Manual for Evangelical Christians, Wartburg Press, Chicago, 1914 #106.

Also found here:  A Lutheran Prayer Book, ed. Doberstein, © 1960 Muehlenberg Press, Philadelphia



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

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