Deliver Us from Every Evil

Deliver us, Lord, from every evil, and grant us peace in our day. In your mercy keep us free from sin and protect us from all anxiety as we wait in joyful hope for the coming of our Savior, Jesus Christ our Lord.Amen. Source: Roman Rite This prayer is called the “embolism,” a word for … Continue reading Deliver Us from Every Evil

Carry Your People through All Earthly Evils

Almighty and eternal God, your Son Jesus Christ healed the sick, and strengthened them in both in body and soul. We pray, be gracious also to __________. Assure him of your forgiveness of sins, strengthen him by your grace and carry him through all earthly evils until you bring him to eternal safety; through your … Continue reading Carry Your People through All Earthly Evils

For Defense from Evil

O almighty God, we seek the shelter of your protection. Defend us from all evils, that we may serve you in peace and quietness of spirit; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Source: Roman Breviary, 11th CenturySource of this version: Freely modified from Prayers of the Middle Ages, edited by J. Manning Potts, 1954.

Stop or Hinder Those Who Plan Evil

Lord God, heavenly Father, because of our many sins we deserve no peace, but in your mercy, spare us. Stop or hinder those who plan evil. Restrain all violence and anything that would harm us. Protect your people. Correct the wayward. Heal the hurting. Grant us peace. Source: Based on prayer #75 in Common Service … Continue reading Stop or Hinder Those Who Plan Evil

A Prayer for Deliverance from the Devil

O Lord Jesus Christ, Son of the living God, at your name every knee must bow, in heaven and earth and under the earth. For us and for our salvation you came down from heaven and became truly human. For us you were crucified, you descended into hell, rose from the dead, ascended into heaven, … Continue reading A Prayer for Deliverance from the Devil

Deliver Us from Evil

Lord God, almighty Father, graciously spare us sinners. Although we sin without ceasing and have earned punishment, graciously turn these punishments from us. Finally, deliver us from all the sin, trouble, misery and sorrow in this poor life, that we may attain your eternal righteousness and blessedness; for the sake of your dear Son, Jesus Christ our … Continue reading Deliver Us from Evil

Against the Devil’s Tyranny

Lord God, heavenly Father, you sent your Son, our Lord Jesus Christ, into this world to destroy the works of the devil, and to protect us poor people against such an evil foe. Protect us. Keep us safe. Uphold us in all affliction by your Holy Spirit so that we may have peace from such … Continue reading Against the Devil’s Tyranny

Shield Us from the Devil’s Cunning and Terror

Lord God, heavenly Father, since that evil spirit, the devil, always prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking to devour us, you want to shield us by your dear holy angels from all of his cunning and terror, for your dear Son’s sake. Through your Holy Spirit, give us repentant hearts, that we may serve … Continue reading Shield Us from the Devil’s Cunning and Terror

Defend Us from All Evil

O Lord, mercifully hear our prayers. Set us free from the bonds of sin. Defend us from all evil; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen. Source: Gregorian Sacramentary, 8th Century, Historic Collect for Quinquagesima Source of this version: Translation © … Continue reading Defend Us from All Evil

Deliver Us from Evil

O God of peace and charity, deliver us from all temptation, assist us in every conflict, console us in every trouble. Give us patience in adversity, and grace to worship you with a pure conscience, and to serve you with all our strength. We bless you, we thank you, day by day we magnify you. … Continue reading Deliver Us from Evil