A Prayer for Enlightenment

6069369723_ee697728eb_z_dO God, author of eternal light,
shed forth continual day upon us who watch for you,
that our lips may praise you,
our lives may bless you,
and our meditations in the morning glorify you;
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Source: Sarum Missal

Source of this version: Modified from A Lutheran Prayer Book, ed. Doberstein, © 1960 Muhlenberg Press, Philadelphia PA

Also found here: http://kenanderson.net/bible/html/may.html

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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