O holy Jesus, most loving Savior,
you called out to Lazarus
and made him come out of his tomb.
May we hear you with our hearts, arise from our sins,
and serve you in newness of life;
through your mercy, O our God,
you are blessed,
and live and govern all things,
now and forever.
Source: Freely modified from Mozarabic Collects, ed. Rev. Chas. R. Hale, New York, 1881, p. 24 #1 (Lent 5)
“you called out to Lazarus” is a reference to John 11
“May we hear you with our hearts, arise from our sins” may be a reference to Ephesians 5:14
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