O Lord Jesus Christ,
you gave your life for us
that we might receive pardon and peace.
Mercifully cleanse us from all sin,
and always keep us in your favor and love;
for you live and reign with the Father and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and forever. Amen.
Source: An Ancient Collect, sixth century
Source of this version: Freely modified from Prayers of the Middle Ages, edited by J. Manning Potts, 1954