Preserve Us from Greed and the Cares of this Life

Lord God, heavenly Father, in the wilderness your Son fed over five thousand people with five loaves and two fish. Graciously remain with us and bless us. Preserve us from greed and the cares of this life that we may seek first your kingdom and your righteousness and in all things remember your Fatherly goodness; … Continue reading Preserve Us from Greed and the Cares of this Life

Preserve Us in All Temptations

Lord God, heavenly Father,you sent your Son, our Lord Jesus Christ, to take on himself our flesh that he might overcome the devil’s tyranny and defend us poor sinners. We give you thanks for your merciful help. Be present with us in your grace in all temptations, preserve us from worldly security and by your … Continue reading Preserve Us in All Temptations

Preserve Us from Greed and Cares that We May Seek First Your Kingdom

Lord God, heavenly Father, in the wilderness your Son fed over four thousand people with seven loaves and a few small fish. Graciously remain with us and bless us. Preserve us from greed and the cares of this life that we may seek first your kingdom and your righteousness and in all things needful for … Continue reading Preserve Us from Greed and Cares that We May Seek First Your Kingdom

Preserve Us from All Sins, Work in Us Your Virtues

O Lord, preserve us from the deadly sins of pride, envy, anger, gluttony, lust, greed and laziness. In their place work in us and help us to live our lives with the heavenly virtues of humility, mercy, meekness, moderation, purity, contentment, and happy diligence in our work; for Jesus Christ’s sake. Amen. Source: Freely modified from Euchologion. … Continue reading Preserve Us from All Sins, Work in Us Your Virtues

Preserve Us with Your Grace and Mercy

Lord God, heavenly Father, we give you worthy thanks for giving a blessed, gracious baptism, first through John the Baptist, and have brought it also to us with the promise of the forgiveness of sins, the Holy Spirit and eternal life through your Son, Jesus Christ. Preserve us in this faith with your grace and … Continue reading Preserve Us with Your Grace and Mercy

Govern Us in Body, Preserve Us in Soul

O almighty God, mercifully look on your people, By your great goodness govern us in body and preserve us in soul; 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 the Fifth Sunday in Lent Source … Continue reading Govern Us in Body, Preserve Us in Soul

Seal and Preserve Your Testimony in Our Hearts

We thank you, Lord God, heavenly Father, that you have taught us to know the  chief parts of Christian truth. Seal and preserve this testimony in our hearts and preserve us from all errors, so that we may remain steadfast in your fear and faith, always rejoice in hope, and finally obtain the goal of our faith, the salvation of … Continue reading Seal and Preserve Your Testimony in Our Hearts

Thank You for Preserving Your Word

We thank you, Lord God, heavenly Father, that you have preserved for us your holy Word, and have built us up in your faith by its mighty power. Graciously forgive us everything that we have done contrary to your Word. Preserve among us this precious treasure, that through its power we may come to eternal … Continue reading Thank You for Preserving Your Word

Preserve Us from Greed

Lord God, heavenly Father, you generously give us your blessing and our daily bread. Preserve us from greed and awaken our hearts that we willingly share your blessed gifts with our neighbors in need. Make us faithful stewards of your gifts and be gracious to us when our time of stewardship is done and we … Continue reading Preserve Us from Greed