Help Us Hear Your Word and Praise Your Grace

Almighty and eternal God, you have graciously created all things. We thank you for giving us sound bodies and for preserving us from the power of the evil foe. Help us to rightly use our ears and tongues, to hear your Word diligently and devoutly and to praise you for your grace so that no … Continue reading Help Us Hear Your Word and Praise Your Grace

Forgive Us Our Sins, that We May Praise and Glorify You

Jesus Christ, Son of the living God, you gave us your holy Word and have generously provided for all our bodily needs. We are unworthy of all these mercies and have rather deserved punishment. But forgive us our sins as you forgave Peter, and prosper and bless us in our different callings that by your … Continue reading Forgive Us Our Sins, that We May Praise and Glorify 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

Praise, Thanks, Confession of Faith

Glory be to you, almighty Father, you have given to those who fear you the heavenly bread of life, that we may be mindful of the marvels which you have done on the earth, by sending us your only Son, fully human, born of a pure virgin. We give you thanks, holy Father, for you … Continue reading Praise, Thanks, Confession of Faith

Praise

O God of hope, you are the true light of the faithful, the perfect brightness of the blessed, and the true light of your Church. Grant that our hearts may humbly pray to you and always offer you our praise through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Source: Gelasian Sacramentary Source of this version: Freely modified from Prayers … Continue reading Praise

To You, Trinity We Give Praise and Thanks

We worship you, eternal Father. We call on you, eternal Son. We confess you, Holy Spirit, dwelling in one divine unity. To you, Trinity we give praise and thanks. To you, one God, we sing in endless praise. To you, Father unbegotten, to you, the only-begotten Son, to you, Holy Spirit, proceeding from the Father … Continue reading To You, Trinity We Give Praise and Thanks

For Your Praise and Glory and Love and Thanks

Dear Lord Christ, give us your Holy Spirit and gifts not for our own glory but for the service and edifying of all Christendom. This is the only reason, you give your Spirit, as St. Paul says in 1 Corinthians 12, “you give to each one according to your will,” that is, not for our … Continue reading For Your Praise and Glory and Love and Thanks