Accept our evening thanksgiving,
Fountain of every blessing,
for you have led us in safety through the length of the day.
You daily bless us with so many temporal mercies,
and have given us the hope of resurrection to eternal life;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Source: An Ancient Collect, fifth century
Source of this version: Freely modified from Prayers of the Early Church, edited by J. Manning Potts, 1953