Guide and Direct Us to Humbly Fear You

Lord God, heavenly Father,
guide and direct us by your Holy Spirit
that we may not exalt ourselves
but humbly fear you with our whole hearts,
hear and keep your Word,
and hallow the Lord’s Day.
With your Word,
help us to place our hope and confidence
in your Son, Jesus Christ,
who alone is our righteousness and Redeemer,
and then,
to amend and better our lives
according to your Word,
that we may avoid all offenses
and finally obtain eternal salvation;
through your grace in Christ,
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one true God, now and forever.

Source: Veit Dietrich, d. 1549, Trinity 17

Source of this version: The Collects of Veit Dietrich in Contemporary English © 2016 Paul C. Stratman

This revision/translation of The Collects of Veit Dietrich is licensed by Paul C. Stratman under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International LicensePlease contact for permission for any commercial use.

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

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