The Lord Bless You with His Goodness, Rest, Power, Wisdom, Patience, Hope

May the Lord show you the greatness of his goodness, that you overflow with thanks every day. May the Lord bless you abundantly with rest for the heart, power for virtue, wisdom for life, and patience in suffering. May the Lord bless you with joyful hope, and one day with the inexpressible joys of eternal life. Source: … Continue reading The Lord Bless You with His Goodness, Rest, Power, Wisdom, Patience, Hope

Give Us Patience

O Lord God, Father of all mercy, graciously look on your poor flock for whom your dear Son Jesus Christ did not refuse to be betrayed into the hands of sinners, and endured the shameful death of the cross. Give us your grace that we may follow the example of your dear Son and bear all … Continue reading Give Us Patience

Grant Us Patience when Hurt

O God, give us patience when the wicked hurt us. O how impatient and angry we are when we think ourselves unjustly slandered, reviled, and hurt! Christ suffers strokes upon his cheek, the innocent for the guilty; yet we may not abide one rough word for his sake. O Lord, grant us virtue and patience, … Continue reading Grant Us Patience when Hurt

Give Us Patience

Give us patience and steadfastness in adversity, strengthen our weakness, comfort us in trouble and distress, help us to fight; grant that in true obedience and satisfaction of mind we may give over our own wills to you our Father in all things, according to the example of your beloved Son; that in adversity we grudge not, but … Continue reading Give Us Patience

You Sent Your Son

Almighty and eternal God, in your tender love towards humanity you sent your Son, our Savior Jesus Christ to take on himself our flesh and to suffer death on the cross. Grant that we may follow the example of his patience and humility, and also be made partakers of his resurrection; through your Son, Jesus … Continue reading You Sent Your Son

Prepare Our Hearts by Your Holy Spirit

Lord God, heavenly Father, we thank you that through your Son Jesus Christ you have sown your holy Word among us. Prepare our hearts by your Holy Spirit that we may diligently and reverently hear your Word, keep it in good hearts and bring forth fruit with patience. Do not let our hearts incline to … Continue reading Prepare Our Hearts by Your Holy Spirit

Litany for the Sick

Lord God, the Father in heaven, have mercy on him.Lord God, the Son, Redeemer of the world, have mercy on him.Lord God, the Holy Spirit, have mercy on him. Be gracious to him. Spare him, good Lord.Be gracious to him. Help him, good Lord.From all sin, good Lord, deliver him. From all unbelief and doubt,from … Continue reading Litany for the Sick

Featured Prayers: Sundays after Trinity / Pentecost

[A work in progress…] Collects of the Day The following prayers / collects were originally composed or chosen to go with the historic lectionary, a series of lessons that developed in the early church. It was a one-year series, that is, the same lessons would be read on the same Sundays, each year. For the … Continue reading Featured Prayers: Sundays after Trinity / Pentecost