Guide Our Leaders, Comfort the Anxious, Lead People in Safety

Lord of the nations, you remind us that despite all our earthly might, weapons and armies, we are not in control of all things. Guide the leaders of our nation to make wise decisions, for the good of our citizens and others who are in danger. Comfort those who are anxious, and those who mourn. … Continue reading Guide Our Leaders, Comfort the Anxious, Lead People in Safety

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 … Continue reading Guide and Direct Us to Humbly Fear You

Praise and Guidance

Almighty, most holy, most high, and supreme God, highest good, all good, wholly good, you alone are good, to you we render all praise, all glory, all thanks, all honor, all blessing, and we shall always ascribe all good to you. Almighty, eternal, just, and merciful God, help us wretches to do for you what … Continue reading Praise and Guidance

For Pardon, Grace, and Guidance

O God, source of every good and perfect gift, shed abroad the cheering light of your sevenfold grace over our hearts. Yes, Spirit of love and gentleness, help us. You know our faults, our failings, our needs, the dullness of our understanding, the waywardness of our affections, the perverseness of our will. When we neglect … Continue reading For Pardon, Grace, and Guidance

For Strength and Guidance

Lord God Almighty, shaper and ruler of all creatures, we pray for your great mercy, that you guide us towards you, for we cannot find our way. And guide us to your will, to the need of our soul, for we cannot do it ourselves. [1] And make our mind steadfast in your will and … Continue reading For Strength and Guidance

For Guidance and Protection

O Lord, our redemption. Be our protection. Direct our minds by your gracious presence. Watch over our paths and guide us with your love through the hidden snares of life. Fix our hearts on you as we go forward, and following in faith, arrive at your goal; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Source: Mozarabic Liturgy … Continue reading For Guidance and Protection

Guide Me, Today, Tonight and Forever

Be O Lord, a guiding star above me, a smooth path below me, a kindly shepherd behind me and a bright flame before me; today, tonight and forever. Amen. Source: Attributed to St. Columba, 521-597. Source of this version: https://daily-prayers.org/angels-and-saints/prayers-of-columba-colomcille-of-ireland/ Included in Prayers from the Ancient Celtic Church, © 2018, Paul C. Stratman  

For Light and Guidance

O Lord, enlighten our hearts by your holy radiance, Jesus Christ, that we may serve you without fear in holiness and righteousness all the days of our life. In him may we survive the storms of this world, and by his guidance reach the country of eternal brightness; through your mercy, O blessed Lord, you … Continue reading For Light and Guidance