remember that we are dust,
and see the sorrow for sin in our hearts.
In the weakness of our flesh we can only fall.
By your mighty power lift us up;
through Jesus Christ, your Son, our Lord.
Source: Freely modified from Mozarabic Collects, ed. Rev. Chas. R. Hale, New York, 1881, p. 34 #1 (Trinity 15)
“remember that we are dust” is a reference to Genesis 2:7, Genesis 3:19, Genesis 18:27, Job 10:9, Job 21:26, Psalm 90:3, Psalm 103:14, Psalm 104:29, Ecclesiastes 3:20
“sorrow for sin” is a reference to Psalm 51:17, Isaiah 57:15, Isaiah 66:2
“lift us up” may be a reference to James 4:10