Prayer for the Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

O Lord,
you love unity
and dwell in the hearts of those who are peaceful.
Give all your faithful people
true peace and mutual love;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Source: Freely modified from Mozarabic Collects, ed. Rev. Chas. R. Hale, New York, 1881, p. 35 #3 (Trinity 17)

“dwell in the hearts…” is a reference to Ephesians 3:17 and Colossians 3:16

“unity” may be a reference to Psalm 133:1Ephesians 4:3Ephesians 4:13 and 1 Peter 3:8


Mozarabic, ad.

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

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